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The Kitten
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The large twin-engined jet fighter banked slightly to its left as the pilot tried to have a better view of the monstrous abomination in front of his very eyes. It hovered over the waters, pulsating as the tentacles spread over its green and brown skin stretched and retracted, trying to aim for something that wasn’t there. As it pulsated that way, the thing seemed to grow slightly. Or maybe it was Norman’s impression. He couldn’t still wrap his head about how large that thing was. It seemed to loom over the horizon, so huge it was grotesque. Trying to overcome his uneasiness, Norman adjusted his mask, twisting the control stick slightly to bring the F-14 jet into level flight.
“There’s no turning back,” he muttered, “prepare the missiles.”
Then he looked at his rear-view mirrors, spread over the canopy’s frame, to get a look at his backseat driver. He immediately gasped in disbelief. There was no one there. He was alone against tha
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9 Editing Tips You (Possibly) Haven't Heard Before
In some form or another, we all know how to edit.  Maybe you're like me and there is some information in the back of your mind still hanging around from the 3rd grade grammar lessons. We all know subj-verb-obj, I before E except after C, etc. But when it comes to editing literature there are some more particular aspects of language that one should keep in mind in order to improve your story flow.
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On Writing the War: A Guide to Military Fiction
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Historical Fiction Workshop- Week 4, Redaction
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But, doughboycafe, you tell me, my mistakes are really big and change the entire flow of the story! How the hell do I cope with that?
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Very special, you should totally check it out, link: www.drivethrurpg.com/product/2…

Hi, there! Friendly reminder of the publishing of our first adventure for Dungeon Crawl Classics at The Keep Studios! We're also running a special deal which includes the print version and the pdf! Please share this with your friends, and tell us your impressions - we would love to have as much feedback as possible!
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I’m a sci-fi and fantasy enthusiast who’s now working with his friends at The Keep Studios on RPG modules, and is also striving to publish a novel about giant monsters fighting.
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TheMorlock Featured By Owner May 25, 2017  Student General Artist
Thanks for watching. :)
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S7alker117 Featured By Owner May 26, 2017  Professional Writer
My pleasure, really. :)
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Faewning Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks so much for the fave, dear! :heart:
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S7alker117 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017  Professional Writer
My pleasure. You keep writing those heartfelt poems. :3
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Faewning Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
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Lyle462 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017
Thanks for choosing my drawing!
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S7alker117 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017  Professional Writer
It is always a pleasure! Glad to see you're still around and doing great stuff. :)
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Lyle462 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017
Thanks. Yeah, I was away for a year but finally made it back home.
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S7alker117 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Professional Writer
That si great. Always nice to have great artists around to awe and inspire the rest of us. :)
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JennIncane Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Merry Christmas, dear friend! I wish you to have a creative success, inexhaustive inspiration and the craziest ideas! Pixel: Christmas Hat 
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S7alker117 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2016  Professional Writer
Thank you so much! I hope you had an amazing Christmas yourself! And also, have a great New Year!
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JennIncane Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you too! :aww:
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S7alker117 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2016  Professional Writer
:)
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Lyle462 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016
Thanks for tagging my C-130 drawing!
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S7alker117 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016  Professional Writer
My pleasure! I'm glad you'll still around sharing this awesome stuff with us. :)
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Lyle462 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2016
Thanks. I was abroad for quite awhile but I'm back and settled now. Really enjoying being able to draw again.
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S7alker117 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2016  Professional Writer
I see. That happens to me sometimes, too. I'm probably the last one to speak, given how far I get between posts, but I'm honest enough to admit whom I admire, and your art is really inspiring. :)

Also, I understand your happiness for having new opportunities to draw. If I don't write I feel empty, somehow. 
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NewPlanComics Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the recent +fav of Quarian Spec Ops Team Echo Squad drawn by :icondg-doodles: and colored by :iconronron84:. Please take a moment to visit these artists pages and let them know what you think of their incredible work on my Mass Effect characters.
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