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What's your strongest element?

What are you strongest at?

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Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:27 pm
Swires says...

I can build one mean world. So "other."
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Sun May 18, 2008 11:26 pm
helpless42 says...

I totally rock at all of those things. well all except for seven

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Sun May 18, 2008 11:46 pm
Fishr says...

As long as the character is developed, I can "enter their mind/thoughts" quite easily. It's a skill that comes in handy for dialogue and dialect especially but loads more too in the way of elements.
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Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:51 pm
Werewolf says...

I *think*, I'm not sure, but I think I'm best at characterization.
I might just be going by what I like best, but I think that's what it is.
When I think of a story, obviously, I think of the plot and stuff, but I spend more time thinking about my characters, and what they would do in different situations. I'm a character writer. I focus alot on my characters.

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Sat Jun 14, 2008 5:43 am
Eyes of Eden says...

Probably Conflict, I'm really good at putting my characters in a sucky position then describing their reactions. lol
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Sat Jun 14, 2008 6:05 am
Iya Ythmir says...

Characterization, I guess. I don't really know but I love making people up. :D Then, once they're a bit vivid in my mind, I'd make them do things so I guess conflict's second. :wink:
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Sat Aug 23, 2008 12:51 am
Rakun says...

Snoink wrote:I have no idea... O_o

Probably conflicts and pace. I'm quite a sadist to my characters, lol.

I too, but in Spanish language.
In English, description is my strong element or I think so.
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Wed Sep 03, 2008 11:11 pm
patience_isnt says...

I think I'm better at discribing things. Which includes sight, touch, sounds, etc. Which sometimes I get over exagerated and over discribe everything. So maybe that's a flaw??
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Sun Sep 14, 2008 1:41 pm
Sare Agama says...

I basically write fanfic. *glares* You forgot to put that up.

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Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:04 pm
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Young gun says...

I like being unconventional.
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Mon Nov 09, 2009 4:25 am
Blue_Rubies says...

I once got 100% for a ballad that my teacher couldn't make head nor tail of because it had beautiful imagery .
In short anything but plot. I have several really good character/theme/setting stories, but none of them have half-decent plots.
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Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:57 pm
captain.classy says...

Dialogue because I'm not so good at anything else! HA
Plus, I really like to listen when people talk, and I feel as thought I have a grasp on how different personalities and people display themselves by the way they talk.

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Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:41 pm
AspiringAuthorA..M. says...

Unnecessary descriptions. :wink:
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Fri Mar 26, 2010 3:21 pm
Ranger Hawk says...

Dialogue or Action/Pace. Anything exciting. :D
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Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:21 pm
BenFranks says...

Personally I use "Dialogue" because it's an easy motor to most of my plot lines and character development. Also, I think it's one of my strong points and I've always thought it a good thing to stick to my strong points, so my personal opinion is that, definitely in my own case, Dialogue's the strongest element. ;)
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