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Characters ♡ The OTP & Pairing Thread ♡ | NEW! OTP Challenge #22: Our Song + Plot Point (P. 71, #1754, 9/28)

Discussion in 'Fan Fiction and Writing Resource' started by Captain Rakkaus, Oct 5, 2015.

  1. Ewok Poet

    Ewok Poet Force Ghost star 6

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    When I logged in, I had many notifications and suddenly there were only two. :( So, this was better.

    And I cannot even begin to imagine what great, absolute, dadaist or surrealist nonsense could come out of these plot combos... [face_devil][face_devil][face_devil] I am in mood for writing humour because reality is not humorous.

    EDIT: Dare and childhood friends. I think I could work with this...I would love to think of A.N.Y.T.H.I.N.G. at this point. And what's funny is that it fits into a story I opened the other day, which is itself not humorous. Oof.
     
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  2. Ewok Poet

    Ewok Poet Force Ghost star 6

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    I have to do one post after another because this one is a response to a legit set of questions and people already liked my random message exchange with the sock. I sure hope that this is all right. @};-

    I see that @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha asked some questions that are absolutely and totally related to what I realise it's bothering me right now. And I wrote a very, very long rambling in response, but a great deal of it was about more than just OTPs and pairings in general.

    So, basically: I find nothing wrong with how I handled the OTP that I have been writing since day one on here - Teebo and Latara, the Ewoks. Maybe I would cut off some gritty realism that people might not appreciate as they don't know who is writing it and how harmless, conceited and boring I am in respects of relationships and other stuff. And that's it. Same for all my other Endor-centric pairings, including some that I have not revealed at all.

    Similarly, I like how I handled my Drall star-crossed lovers. Writing things that are bound to end badly is somehow more liberating. Exploring why it was horrible, tragic, why it should never have been is a challenge, a good find thereof.

    The rest...if the characters were born after ROTS and if the pairing was revealed and you read about it in a fic, it's very likely that I would just do a Men in Black memory wipe. O_O Not sure what I don't like, but I don't like it.

    None of this applies to major established canon and legends pairings - I like them all.
     
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  3. Raissa Baiard

    Raissa Baiard Chosen One star 4

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  4. Kit'

    Kit' Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I went to write for my prompt and am now 1300 words in with no mention of a soul gnawing secret...gahhhh! All I've ended up with is angst and comfort!!!!
     
  5. WarmNyota_SweetAyesha

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  6. Kit'

    Kit' Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Problem number 2 - the part has ended up being a chapter of future snips and snails (not not that far into the future). Do I post it on Snips or make it a seperate posting and the combine it later?
     
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  7. Captain Rakkaus

    Captain Rakkaus Jedi Master star 2

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    Got both our newest entries in--yay! [face_dancing]

    Not a problem in the least! It always is totally OK for your challenge contribution to be a chapter of a larger work. As to whether you post it separately, or just as part of the larger story, or both, that is completely up to you! :)
     
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  8. Ewok Poet

    Ewok Poet Force Ghost star 6

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    I am not sure if the thing I am writing right now would qualify as comedy in any way, but...I am writing my first meet-cute ever. And I kind of want to post it tomorrow, as I just realised that tomorrow is the tenth anniversary of the real life meet-cute that it's based on and that was just plain normal, but it still had the lady doth protest too much kind of a thing going on.

    So, tips. I need tips.
     
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  9. Kit'

    Kit' Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Mine is definitely not a comedy...whoops


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  10. ViariSkywalker

    ViariSkywalker Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Yeah, mine is so not a romcom. But the rules said it could be serious, so I think we're good! ;)
     
  11. Kit'

    Kit' Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    First part of mine is up in Snips and Snails - The Pet Store.

    With a lot more angst than comedy...but still quite a bit of romance (but not kissing - this is not a kissing book).
     
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  12. Captain Rakkaus

    Captain Rakkaus Jedi Master star 2

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    Great! Got it indexed—thanks so much. Such a joy to see the list growing and growing! :)

    And while I’m here, just a reminder that there is now one month left on our challenge, with stories due on April 13!
     
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  13. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The Fanfic Manager With The Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Oh my goodness, oh my goodness, but my stubborn, lethargic muse actually managed to write something! [face_dancing] :eek: You just gotta love these challenges for top tier inspiration. [face_love]

    For #8. Disturbance in the Force and #8. Coworkers, I have started So Few Things, featuring Bly and Aayla Secura in my Song!verse AU. It's a short story, again, because apparently I'm incapable of writing one-shots. But, that just means all the more OTP goodness. [face_mischief] [face_love]
     
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  14. Captain Rakkaus

    Captain Rakkaus Jedi Master star 2

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    Ohmigosh, when I checked this thread this morning, I was very afraid I had forgotten to index your story! As it turns out, I hadn’t forgotten to index it, but what I did forget to do was make a post acknowledging that fact. So, doing so now—very sorry about that, and great as always to have you on board! :)

    And while I’m here, a quick reminder that we have two (2) weeks left in our Romcom challenge! Stories are due April 13.
     
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  15. Kit'

    Kit' Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Need to get a wriggle on with finishing mine. It just keeps getting bigger!!


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  16. Findswoman

    Findswoman Force Ghost star 5

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    And I need to get a wriggle on actually starting mine beyond its first few lines! I had honestly forgotten the deadline was so soon until seeing this morning's mobile reminder to have the sock post a two-week warning. :p
     
  17. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The Fanfic Manager With The Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Just for kicks as an ad-hoc entry, I rolled the dice again and incorporated the prompts Childhood Friends and Dare into my story, Something There, featuring Jaina Solo and Jag Fel in my Song!verse AU. [face_love]

    As always, this thread really is the gift that keeps on giving! [face_love] [face_dancing]
     
  18. Captain Rakkaus

    Captain Rakkaus Jedi Master star 2

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    Got it in, thanks so much!

    And I'm so glad you are enjoying. All of you wonderful writers are the gift that keeps on giving, as far as I am concerned! :cool:
     
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  19. Anedon

    Anedon Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    And posted my entry: A Dare on Dathomir
    On the prompts: 'dare' and 'younglings'.
    Featuring Titus Fenton and Daria Djo, the story being connected to the Adrian/Marie verse but can be read on its own without problems.
     
  20. Captain Rakkaus

    Captain Rakkaus Jedi Master star 2

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    Hey again, everyone! Just a reminder that there’s just one week left on our current challenge, with stories due April 13! :)

    Edit: Ooh, nice, another entry! I’ll get that right into the index, @Anedon. Thanks so much! :)
     
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  21. Captain Rakkaus

    Captain Rakkaus Jedi Master star 2

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    (Double post, my mistake!)
     
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  22. Captain Rakkaus

    Captain Rakkaus Jedi Master star 2

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    And now there are three (3) days left in our challenge, with stories due on the 13th! :)
     
  23. Kit'

    Kit' Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oh no! Two posts to go! NooooooOoOOO!

    Must write faster!!!


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  24. Findswoman

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    Oh, you don’t have to worry about that! The deadline is just for posting and starting the story. As long as your story’s first post goes up before the challenge deadline—which yours did—you’re fine! Sorry if anything was unclear, and I hope that helps take some pressure off. @};-
     
  25. devilinthedetails

    devilinthedetails Force Ghost star 5

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