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This 'about me' will probably be updated when I have the time to edit every site-profile manually, and when I can be more active on the network.

Till then, this remains a placeholder account with all of my previous questions, comments, and whatever else is tied to my alias on SE.

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Sep
14
comment Spiritual elements in a science-fiction novel
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Ghost in the Shell, Lake of the Long Sun (and the series), Star Wars, and Avatar-among others. I rest my case.
Sep
14
comment Spiritual elements in a science-fiction novel
How would you categorize FF: The Spirits Within?
Sep
13
comment How can I reconcile the exposition of the three act scheme vs. starting out with a bang?
@LaurenI, Star Trek 2009, that's the one. I can't believe I confused 6 with 9! Oh, and ST 2 will have more lens flare; it's confirmed! (Note: FunMade!)
Sep
13
comment How can I reconcile the exposition of the three act scheme vs. starting out with a bang?
The 2006 Star Trek might have an answer. The movie basically followed a three act structure where the first act had two parts. The first part was highly action-packed/fast-paced but it was expository as well as to why the hero was destined to be a hero. It is essentially a Hero Journey, it just started a bit earlier than the hero was born. If your protagonist comes from a worthy/interesting family line, this start's even more fitting.
Aug
30
comment Is the following piece of text comprehensible and written in good style?
@JohnS, That was a good start! But seriously though, I think he meant the body text of the question. By critiquing the body text through which he presented the problem his problem, he wishes to see if he'd made progress at communicating his thoughts more effectively as it's a general process that doesn't pertain to a single piece of writing... How's that for changing voice?
Aug
29
accepted How well would this beginning sell the book to readers? Not necessarily for money
Aug
27
comment What's the correct vocabulary for a web application tutorial?
"Tap or click to select the desired app." < Straight from Windows 8 Developer Preview help center.
Aug
20
comment Can a book be written without an antagonist?
It's my third, actually! The explanation's very appreciated. Despite reading quite a bit about the phonology and dialects of English, this never occurred to me. I think that's because "Imma" doesn't have an apostrophe...
Aug
20
comment Can a book be written without an antagonist?
@Aerovistae, I imagined "an antagonistic theme" as being a story where there's something to fight against but isn't necessarily conscious (like universally accepted morals even if wrong/natural disasters/anything you can't predict or expect with logic/etc...). Now about "Imma getchu!", I don't know what that means, I couldn't find out and I'm seriously curious.
Aug
17
suggested suggested edit on Is there a technique to help me write this character's notebook entries?
Aug
15
comment How can I learn how to outline, so I can write like an architect?
This's the one, I think: "Do you need help in learning how to outline?"
Aug
12
suggested suggested edit on How to know if the events in my novel are 'realistic enough'?
Aug
11
comment Writing a novel which has the same structure and a particular theme in each chapter
@Aerovistae, Paragraph number one in the second section is the crown of this answer, period.
Aug
11
comment Writing a novel which has the same structure and a particular theme in each chapter
@alexchenco, Hmm... That's- harsh?
Aug
4
comment Are there any specific rules to write Prequels and Sequels so that we don't end up with conflicting situations?
Strange it wasn't you suggesting Scrivener...
Aug
4
suggested suggested edit on Is it better to divide writing time for a 'many short times' approach instead of 'one long session'?
Aug
4
comment Learning storywriting for videogames - where to start?
Now I got it. There are rumors (fat rumors) that Halo 4 might be coming to Windows 8 (yes; Win8, not PC) and I was hoping to pick it up. Comparing the graphics from those screenshots and the gameplay videos of H4, I do hope they redo something close to the Ringworld scene...
Aug
4
revised Is it better to divide writing time for a 'many short times' approach instead of 'one long session'?
The original title made me think of paragraphs/chapters that portray short periods of time.
Aug
4
suggested suggested edit on Is it better to divide writing time for a 'many short times' approach instead of 'one long session'?
Aug
4
comment Learning storywriting for videogames - where to start?
Can you find a link to the Ringworld scene in Halo? I can't find it anywhere and frankly know so little about the game to know what to look for.