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The Most Important Sentence Game aka The RJ Stewart Game


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#61 RSMellette

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 02:58 PM

It's the ides of May, so let's go page 15 line 5.

 

From my current WIP

 

I shouted over the noise of the wind and the raging battle.


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#62 DisgruntledWriter

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 06:54 PM

Ooh - very interesting line.  Makes me wanna know more about what's happening.

 

Mine is:

 

 

“Money, money, pay up.”

 

How... dull in comparison, haha.



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Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:04 PM

Lol I busted out laughing at yours, Disgruntled. It sounded so comedic in my head. 

 

Mine is:

 

 

"Bentley hops in and sits down in the passenger's seat, excited to go for a drive."


I'd really appreciate help with my query: Iris Mjolnir Spawn of War

 

First 250 words here: Woooo

 

Write on!


#64 RSMellette

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 03:19 PM

Should I cut the 3rd "the"?


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Posted 17 May 2018 - 05:17 PM

Should I cut the 3rd "the"?

 

For me the third "the" is what made the line.  You have "oh yeah, the noise of the wind, typical" and then "woah, raging battle!" Without the "the" it just lumps together as one thing and doesn't sound as strong in my opinion. 



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Posted 17 May 2018 - 08:51 PM

That's for the second set of eyes.


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Posted 18 May 2018 - 08:24 PM

Okay, I'm going to cheat slightly, because page 15 of my manuscript is the end of a chapter and there's only one full sentence on line 5 ("Run!"), so I'm going to take the sentence that starts on line 4 and barely bleeds over.

 

"Voidbanes are through!"


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Posted 08 April 2019 - 03:06 PM

Bumping this up... 

 

Let's look at page 4, line 8

 

From my soon-to-be-published short story, RAPTOR:

 

It was a good punch, but pain was never a deterrent for Connor.


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Posted 08 April 2019 - 04:29 PM

Thanks for reviving this.

 

From my hopefully-soon-ready-to-be-queried-again manuscript, Ouroboros:

 

The Precursors may have a left a mystery, but more importantly they’d left artifacts, and some people paid a premium for them, baubles and trinkets though they often were.


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Posted 09 April 2019 - 07:13 AM

I hope I remember to look at this over lunch, when I access my EBP laptop.






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