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  1. Article about reading, published in a newspaper :)

    I was later asked to prepare a second article, which in the end was also accepted and will be printed soon :D

    And i translated the one already printed, if anyone feels like having a look at what...
  2. Does my use of English seem very strange in this prose piece?

    I have been told it does, and assume it is so indeed. Furthermore it is a horrible idea to translate your own stories, in a language which is not your native one.

    But if you feel like it you can...
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    ^Very cool pic :) Myself today: ...

    ^Very cool pic :)

    Myself today:

    http://s27.postimg.org/8f8atjacj/image.png
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    :) (edit)

    :) (edit)
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    Do you have a 'celebrity' look-alike?

    Another very high-brow (well, browed anyway) thread :)

    http://s29.postimg.org/4m1cs4dx3/KX2014.png

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/00/Odo.jpg

    I am a shape-shifting alien from Deep...
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    God. Because i am one. :)

    God.

    Because i am one. :)
  7. Can you help with notes on this translation? (ideas to make it more natural)

    I decided to translate a very small bit of mine published (not one of the printed stories, this one exists just online) a while back. My English (moreso when i am translating some literature, and...
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    How would you define a Pattern?

    http://www.wordreference.com/thesaurus/pattern

    From the above thesaurus it seems that the English term refers largely to two types of object, either a model/characteristic or archetype form, or a...
  9. Thread: Chrysalis

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    Chrysalis

    Just noting that yesterday my (probably) best-ever until now published story appeared in a printed magazine.

    They had three typographical errors, two of which are insignificant, but the other is...
  10. Thank you :D No final decision yet (they have...

    Thank you :D

    No final decision yet (they have read it for nearly 2 months now...). However i now have 20 printed short stories in lit magazines so i guess i will get a book contract soon anyway...
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    http://s10.postimg.org/5lao2kpd5/image.png Pic...

    http://s10.postimg.org/5lao2kpd5/image.png

    Pic taken by Randolph Carter (part of his cords can be seen in the distance). Will begin the descent to the place marked by our calculations, soon. :)
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    El acercamiento a Almotásim, which is mostly translated to English as "The Approach to Al-Mu'tasim", was the first short story that Borges created as part of his decision to move to prose from...
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    On Flowers for Algernon

    I had reason to examine a motif in a story of mine i wrote yesterday. Basically the story is about complexity being increased. In a way it seems that, even if a person (you, myself, someone else) can...
  14. Thread: the dark side

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    I am not sure from what point of view you are...

    I am not sure from what point of view you are approaching this, Cacian. From some points of view it is evident that something which can be termed as a "dark side" exists in our world, since people...
  15. Thread: Ankh shape...

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    Thank you... I think it is almost entirely the...

    Thank you...

    I think it is almost entirely the one i was looking for... Those wiki images are just great.
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    A dream within a dream

    A Dream Within A Dream

    Take this kiss upon the brow!
    And, in parting from you now,
    Thus much let me avow-
    You are not wrong, who deem
    That my days have been a dream;
    Yet if hope has flown...
  17. Thread: Ankh shape...

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    lol, nice one... You earned +1 perma ignore...

    lol, nice one... You earned +1 perma ignore points :)
  18. Thread: Ankh shape...

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    Thanks :D Hm, the closer i could find is the...

    Thanks :D
    Hm, the closer i could find is the "Crux Ansata":

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0a/Codex_Glazier_2.JPG/320px-Codex_Glazier_2.JPG

    It is still is not what i am...
  19. Thread: Ankh shape...

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    Ankh shape...

    http://s17.postimg.org/jkejl6ygv/ankh.png

    The above is a shape related to the form known from ancient Egypt as the "Ankh".
    I have become interested in it, or rather in a specific variation of it,...
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    I love your sentence still, anyway :) As for...

    I love your sentence still, anyway :)

    As for me contributing: i think i cannot really let go as much so as to produce this sort of sentence. In the past i used semi-automatic writing in parts of...
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    You are welcome :D

    You are welcome :D
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    Hm, actually that was a very neat sentence there,...

    Hm, actually that was a very neat sentence there, which would be setting the mood for a story where the narrator is facing some sort of mental issue/distortion. Great :)

    Btw, it made me think of...
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    In that sense, almost all children "write", by...

    In that sense, almost all children "write", by making plots for their games. I still remember some of the plots i was forming with my lego/playmobil/other plastic games when i was in early elementary...
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    Depends on the focus of the writing. You can have...

    Depends on the focus of the writing. You can have a child (pre-adolescent) write more important things on some subjects (eg mathematics) than an adult who is a mathematician, if the child is a genius...
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    Of the above i only have read Macbeth in regards...

    Of the above i only have read Macbeth in regards to villains. I thought of mentioning Polyphemus, but wonder if a villain who has his own pathos/despair is not something different than an "absolute"...
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