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Offline RandomAmber

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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #60 on: March 11, 2009, 07:06:56 PM »
I can think of a lot I'd like to get rid off now that would be a list too for now I need a quiter mind in some respects. 

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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #61 on: March 12, 2009, 08:33:35 AM »
Hi Corey!

It sounds to me as if you need quality time rather than more time. I don't know where you live, so I don't know if escaping outdoors is practical or not at this time of year.

So, I will just offer this advice anyway. When I want to do some serious writing, I go outside - preferably to someplace scenic. When I lived in Calgary, in the warm months, I would take off to the Rockies for a few hours. My surroundings stirred the creative juices in me and I would get a lot done. In the winter there was a multi-level place right in downtown Calgary called the Devonian Gardens (if I remember the name correctly after all these years). It is a great place of plants, trees, ponds, fish, running water and at times even birds could be found who had found their way inside.

I have always found these sorts of places extremely conducive to getting a lot of work done in but a few hours - and I have always enjoyed that time tremendously. Perhaps it is something you could try. Back then, there were no laptops, but I could write up to 30 pages in 3 to 4 hours. Surely, there would be similar places that you could go to?

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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #62 on: March 12, 2009, 08:42:18 AM »
I need to stop switching to "dreamy mode" whenever something tweaks my imagination.

(sometimes it gets to the stage where I can't even concentrate and hear what the people around me are doing or saying... it's like a trance)

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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #63 on: March 12, 2009, 07:20:41 PM »
I believe some people would kill to get into that state of mind.  Don't wish it away ;-)

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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #64 on: March 12, 2009, 09:05:52 PM »
Oh, so that's why I don't harbor any murderous intent... except towards the ants who plundered my foods!

Avast, ye muggers!

(thanks for the encouragement! family and friends have always reproached me for being like this, but I guess when you see it from that angle, it can be a blessing in disguise too!)

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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #65 on: March 12, 2009, 09:29:59 PM »
What I need right now is a holiday somewhere with trees and fields but what I'll settle for is some sleep. 
it's okay to be in your own world for a awhile when I write that's where my focus is on that world I've created the chracters in them. 

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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #66 on: March 12, 2009, 09:46:44 PM »
Step 1: Cold weather, boiling tomato or pumpkin soup, freshly-baked French baguette...

Step 2: The cold weather, still... a comfy bed, pillows (lots of them!), and a bulky yet airy blanket...

Would be nice if the dreams contribute to the stories being written too...

Hope you'll get your sleep soon!
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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #67 on: March 13, 2009, 02:43:11 AM »
Didn't get sleepyet but will do in a moment for a couple of hours at least. So good night/morning wherever you all might be.

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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #68 on: March 14, 2009, 05:12:06 AM »
Sleep.  Massage.  Sleep. My script done on time for the competition. :(


Good night and pleasant dreams to all.  8)
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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #69 on: March 14, 2009, 09:39:26 AM »
More ambition and less indecision. 8)
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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #70 on: March 14, 2009, 02:57:42 PM »
Patience.  Quickly!
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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #71 on: March 15, 2009, 12:53:10 AM »
A doctor.
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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #72 on: March 15, 2009, 01:46:14 AM »
Bourbon, quite a bit actually.
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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #73 on: March 15, 2009, 01:50:57 AM »
I need a tape recorder  :)

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Re: What do you need right now?
« Reply #74 on: March 15, 2009, 05:41:53 AM »
Breakfast, but I haven't finished checking the overnight posts yet.  Soon though, soon.
My website is currently having a holiday, but will return like the $6,000,000 man.  Bigger, stronger, etc.

In the meantime, why not take pity on a starving author and visit my book sales page at http://stores.lulu.com/gyppo1