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  1. SilverDoe

    Where Stories Begin and Never End

    Hi! Welcome to my blog! I just made a status not too long ago mentioning this idea and tbh all I needed was the barest amount of encouragement so I'm going ahead with it. Long story short: I've had a lot of story ideas over the years that ultimately never went anywhere. Some of them never...
  2. TheThirdStreet

    Trial: Strength

    Welcome to this writing project anyone who's looking in! I'm here with a writing project I wish to commit to as practice, to improve myself as a writer and a Pokemon player! Some of you may regonize me from the old forum, if you do - Hi! Eliminate that cringy 15 year old me image right now or I...
  3. OrdoSkirata

    FAQ About Critique Tags

    The forums now have “critique” tags, which are represented by the headings below, to note what intensity of critique they want for their stories. Ordo organized this document to help facilitate a common understanding of each level. The following people contributed to the content of this outline...
  4. Rumors

    Nuzlocke Nuzlocke Ideas and Concepts You'd Like to See

    I'm sure I'm not the only one here who's had a few different ideas for Nuzlocke stories I've wanted to write or different concepts that've come to mind, but wasn't able to pursue for various reasons (usually lack of time for tackling that much stuff as the culprit). Or maybe there's just things...
  5. Rumors

    A Writer's Rambling and Ranting

    So, it has gotten into my mind recently that maybe I ought to just start talking about writing and stuff. I have thoughts and opinions and, apparently, some people like to hear thoughts and opinions. According to Douglas Adams, listening to other people's opinions are a very good way to make...