@pyrchance @carbonbased000 and @toorational tagged me in this: List the first lines of your last 20 stories (if you have less than 20, just list them all) and see if there are any patterns. Choose your favorite opening line, then tag 10 of your favorite authors. ty all!!
In the white shoebox diner a ten minute drive from the funeral home, Patrick pushes his eggs around his plate.
“I’m afraid he’s not in right now,” the receptionist informs her politely.
Patrick raps on the door very softly, holding his hands in front of him like an unwanted gift.
"I've never cried over anyone," Pete tells him, "And you may quote me on that."
“You have to come,” Gabe is saying.
"On purpose," Patrick insists, "You left it in the back of my car on purpose."
Patrick’s high school girlfriend breaks up with him the weekend before Valentine’s Day.
“My mom bought this giant clock for the living room, and it’s definitely haunted."
“I can’t believe you hit me with a banana,” Joe complains, and stabs mercilessly at his joy-con.
Pete decides he’s seen the sights in London before, so they spend the night together in the hotel room.
The prayers come to Patrick while he’s banging on the piano in the great hall.
"The wad of gum on the bottom of this chair is at least a nine on the Mohs scale."
The house at the corner of Summer Street and Winter Street is nondescript for the area: three stories, colonial, and flaking white paint, the house fades into the coastal Maine landscape without second look.
He entered all of their lives in the same way: through the front doors of a modern office building, demanding to speak to the person who had written the scathing review of his latest in the knock-off New Yorker magazine left on the seat beside him on the commuter train.
At some point, she became too concerned with his dawning relationship with Wil, unconvinced that it was a matter of 'just friends', and unable to convince even himself, Baby had been incapable of convincing her that the whole mess was platonic.
I’m not quite drunk, but I will tell you this anyway.
Over my coffee this morning, I write a reminder for myself that the wrinkles will be smoothed over eventually.
I say, "What were you doing in the bathroom for twenty-five minutes?” like I don't know.
I'm getting a cold.
The Catcher in the Rye never sat well with me.
1-11 are from fics in varying stages. the rest are original fiction in varying stages. #15 is my favorite. the only pattern I think I can find is that compared to of, I start fics much more often with dialogue.
tagging @throwupsparkles @realdreams @thatbluelight and whoever else would like to do this!!
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Hi! Just want to say I’ve been following your work since the deviantart days and really respect how you write your characters storylines. In all the snippets and wips the main cast is never perfect and you always wonder who’s safe and who isn’t. I like that just because they’re the main characters doesn’t mean they’ll make it to the end and whatever sacrifices they made made sense if you know what I mean.
Aahhhhhhhh!! Deviantart writing!! I miss that! But yesss! I think I know which story you’re referring to, as well. The Original Work, right? I think lol
But yes aha. I always hate when I read a novel and the cast is protected by the plot or love of the writer. My characters in my epic fantasies are neeeevvvver safe. And in that particular story, so many of the main cast do not make it because it just...DOES NOT FIT THE NARRATIVE. I cried so hard writing some of those deaths but it needed to be done or else it’s obvious I’d be just favoring them too much. And it progressing the story, and gives even more barring to the plot!
So thank you anon! This made my day!
NO BUT AM I A LESBIAN AND JUST REALLY COMP HET
I'M ALWAYS LIKE "i have a crush on peter maximoff" BUT ALL I WANNA DO WITH HIM IS
crime but not stealing
reassure ✨each other ✨
no spicey kith
cuddle even though that word makes me uncomfy for some reason
and that's not dating
that's platonic friendship if physical affection were to be allowed between men (adjacent) and women (adjacent) in friendships and be seen as purely platonic
so if crush = i don't want to hug anyone ever like i WILL cry don't test me but i want to hug you all the time constantly
then i like (2) men
but if not
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PLATONIC AND ROMANTIC IF THERE IS A LACK OF PHYSICAL AFFECTION???
I WOULD DATE/KITH (but still not spice i think) A PERSON/WOMAN/MAN IN REAL LIFE IF HAD VAGINA
BUT WOMAN/MAN/PERSON WITH PEE PEE? NO.
SO AM I JUST TRAUMATIZED>>?FF?DSFSAGASD????
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