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What are you strongest at?

Description/Language/Style
89
32%
Dialogue
40
15%
Action/Pace
24
9%
Characterisation
45
16%
Narrative/Plots/Conflicts
37
14%
Themes
11
4%
Pat Buchanan Jokes
8
3%
Other
20
7%
 
Total votes : 274


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Sat Oct 07, 2006 6:15 am
Incandescence says...



I'm strongest between the 'a' and the 't'.


Seriously? I would say characterization and description. I know there a number of users who feel like all the characters in my stories run together without clear distinctions from one to the next (and there is, of course, a handful who feel the opposite), so I would say, choosing between them: description.
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Sat Oct 07, 2006 12:02 pm
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Ohio Impromptu says...



Language/description/style, I guess. Its not so much that I'm especially good at it, I'm just not as good with the other things. :wink:
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Sat Oct 07, 2006 7:23 pm
Sam says...



Characterization, hands down.

It might not be what I'm 'best' at, perhaps, but it's what I really enjoy doing, and I suppose it shows.
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Sun Oct 08, 2006 5:22 am
Wiggy says...



Definitely description. I've been told that my words paint pictures. Yay me! :elephant:

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Sun Oct 08, 2006 5:20 pm
Skye says...



I voted description, just because I don't think I'm half bad at putting pretty words together.

I like characterization too, though.
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 10:30 am
Myth says...



I would say narrative/plot/conflict.
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 11:47 am
tinny says...



I have no idea. My english teacher used to say I was pretty good at description though.
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Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:50 am
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Lufgif says...



I'm good at plots, but I'm best at dialogue. At least I've been told.

My descriptions get the point across, but they're not wow-good and tend to be way too adjective-y.




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Fri Oct 13, 2006 3:56 am
Elelel says...



I said "other" because I can make people laugh, but really I don't think I'm good enough at anything else in particular to put it down. And they're not Pat Buchanan jokes, sadly.
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Sat Oct 14, 2006 7:22 pm
Emerson says...



I'm not sure what I'm best at, so this is definitely a guess. I say style. People on another forum rave about my prose, but I'm not even sure what 'prose' is. I just write.
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Sat Oct 14, 2006 9:01 pm
innerbeauty555 says...



I said pace because I love to build intensity and such in my stories, but I like characterization and interesting plots, too. I like to have a lot of different elements to my plot that seem completely unrelated and somehow have them all interconnect. :)
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Sun Oct 15, 2006 12:57 am
Ares says...



I said dialogue but...idunno...I've never really thought about it and analyzed myself. I think it's time I put some writing up on YWS though, so maybe you guys can tell me.




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Tue Oct 17, 2006 9:09 am
lexy says...



Probably description.
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Sun Apr 01, 2007 9:17 pm
scrambled_pages says...



Yeah!
I'm the hundreth person to take this pole! All the percentages match up with the number of people who chose it!

I know, its not really that exciting... I am easily amused, but life is better when you can smile at the small thing, st least it is IMO.

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Oh, and I picked the description one...
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Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:36 pm
Sumi H. Inkblot says...



Narrative, definitely...but Pat Buchanan's right behind that ;)
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