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The Upland Princess is returning a Queen.

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26 Aug 2014 4 notes
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This is an Alternate Universe rp, anything after Tallahassee is different.some flashback stories are the same but the ways some characters arrived to the town and some storybrooke events veer from canon.
1. You must do this. not only can it be fun but its good character development too, Answer in CHARACTER, these are for them not YOU to answer.
2. if you have more then one character you CAN choose which you want to receive questions to, you can also choose both, what ever you want.
3. TMI stops at midnight where ever you are, you can not receive any asks after that time
but if you are away from your computer most of the day then you are allowed answer those asks after TMI Tuesday is over.
4. You MUST answer what they send you, its called TMI Tuesday, they are allowed ask you ANYTHING.
5. Don’t just wait around for questions, you can ask others questions too whether in character or anon.

This is an Alternate Universe rp, anything after Tallahassee is different.some flashback stories are the same but the ways some characters arrived to the town and some storybrooke events veer from canon.

1. You must do this. not only can it be fun but its good character development too, Answer in CHARACTER, these are for them not YOU to answer.

2. if you have more then one character you CAN choose which you want to receive questions to, you can also choose both, what ever you want.

3. TMI stops at midnight where ever you are, you can not receive any asks after that time

but if you are away from your computer most of the day then you are allowed answer those asks after TMI Tuesday is over.

4. You MUST answer what they send you, its called TMI Tuesday, they are allowed ask you ANYTHING.

5. Don’t just wait around for questions, you can ask others questions too whether in character or anon.

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Member staying but character being relinquished, due to time constraints.

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19 Aug 2014 4 notes
This is an Alternate Universe rp, anything after Tallahassee is different.some flashback stories are the same but the ways some characters arrived to the town and some storybrooke events veer from canon.

1. You must do this. not only can it be fun but its good character development too, Answer in CHARACTER, these are for them not YOU to answer.
2. if you have more then one character you CAN choose which you want to receive questions to, you can also choose both, what ever you want.
3. TMI stops at midnight where ever you are, you can not receive any asks after that time
but if you are away from your computer most of the day then you are allowed answer those asks after TMI Tuesday is over.
4. You MUST answer what they send you, its called TMI Tuesday, they are allowed ask you ANYTHING.
5. Don’t just wait around for questions, you can ask others questions too whether in character or anon.

This is an Alternate Universe rp, anything after Tallahassee is different.some flashback stories are the same but the ways some characters arrived to the town and some storybrooke events veer from canon.

1. You must do this. not only can it be fun but its good character development too, Answer in CHARACTER, these are for them not YOU to answer.

2. if you have more then one character you CAN choose which you want to receive questions to, you can also choose both, what ever you want.

3. TMI stops at midnight where ever you are, you can not receive any asks after that time

but if you are away from your computer most of the day then you are allowed answer those asks after TMI Tuesday is over.

4. You MUST answer what they send you, its called TMI Tuesday, they are allowed ask you ANYTHING.

5. Don’t just wait around for questions, you can ask others questions too whether in character or anon.

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12 Aug 2014 1 note
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This is an Alternate Universe rp, anything after Tallahassee is different.some flashback stories are the same but the ways some characters arrived to the town and some storybrooke events veer from canon.
1. You must do this. not only can it be fun but its good character development too, Answer in CHARACTER, these are for them not YOU to answer.
2. if you have more then one character you CAN choose which you want to receive questions to, you can also choose both, what ever you want.
3. TMI stops at midnight where ever you are, you can not receive any asks after that time
but if you are away from your computer most of the day then you are allowed answer those asks after TMI Tuesday is over.
4. You MUST answer what they send you, its called TMI Tuesday, they are allowed ask you ANYTHING.
5. Don’t just wait around for questions, you can ask others questions too whether in character or anon.

This is an Alternate Universe rp, anything after Tallahassee is different.some flashback stories are the same but the ways some characters arrived to the town and some storybrooke events veer from canon.

1. You must do this. not only can it be fun but its good character development too, Answer in CHARACTER, these are for them not YOU to answer.

2. if you have more then one character you CAN choose which you want to receive questions to, you can also choose both, what ever you want.

3. TMI stops at midnight where ever you are, you can not receive any asks after that time

but if you are away from your computer most of the day then you are allowed answer those asks after TMI Tuesday is over.

4. You MUST answer what they send you, its called TMI Tuesday, they are allowed ask you ANYTHING.

5. Don’t just wait around for questions, you can ask others questions too whether in character or anon.

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07 Aug 2014 4,817 notes

referenceforwriters:

By  Martyn V. Halm

The main reason for the ‘said’ rule, is that 'said' is invisible

If you write a whole page of dialogue, readers need to be able to distinguish between the speakers.

There are several ways of doing that:

  • Action tag: Peter threw the mug across the kitchen. “Don’t ever talk to me that way again.”
  • Name of the character in the dialogue: “Don’t ever talk to me that way again, Mary.”
  • Distinctive speech pattern: “D-don’t ever talk to m-me that way again.”
  • Inserting ‘stop’ words particular to the character. “Like, you know, don’t talk ever talk to me that way again, you know?”
  • Dialect: “Don’ evah talk t’me them way agin.”
  • Emphasize the words: “Don’t. Ever. Talk. To. Me. That. Way. Again.”

If you need to add a speech tag, ‘Peter said’ is pretty invisible. It’s similar to a stage direction: 

(Peter:) Don’t ever talk to me that way again.

The other part of the rule is that novice writers are tempted to pimp up their speech tags instead of the dialogue.

"Don’t ever talk to me that way again," Peter hissed.
"Don’t ever talk to me that way again," Peter threatened.
"Don’t ever talk to me that way again," Peter yelled.
"Don’t ever talk to me that way again," Peter bellowed.

If you need to increase the impact of a dialogue and you cannot think of a way to change the dialogue, adding an action tag is better than changing the speech tag from ‘said’ to ‘threatened’.

The twinkle disappeared from Peter’s eyes and he stepped closer. His voice was low, almost a growl. “Don’t ever talk to me that way again.”

If you need to make a point quickly, yes, you can use a different speech that from said. I believe in the “you can do anything you want” in writing. However, use it moderatively. 

Every rule can be broken, but most can be circumvented. The best advice is to use both as best as you can. 

Here’s another post that can illustrate this even further.

Again, you can do anything you want. 

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This is not something I do on this blog, ever, but this is something really important to me.

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This is McKinsey.

When I lived in Indiana and went to school there, while I was bullied and picked on a lot, she was always kind to me. Always sweet. She’s also…

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This is an Alternate Universe rp, anything after Tallahassee is different.some flashback stories are the same but the ways some characters arrived to the town and some storybrooke events veer from canon.
1. You must do this. not only can it be fun but its good character development too, Answer in CHARACTER, these are for them not YOU to answer.
2. if you have more then one character you CAN choose which you want to receive questions to, you can also choose both, what ever you want.
3. TMI stops at midnight where ever you are, you can not receive any asks after that time
but if you are away from your computer most of the day then you are allowed answer those asks after TMI Tuesday is over.
4. You MUST answer what they send you, its called TMI Tuesday, they are allowed ask you ANYTHING.
5. Don’t just wait around for questions, you can ask others questions too whether in character or anon.

This is an Alternate Universe rp, anything after Tallahassee is different.some flashback stories are the same but the ways some characters arrived to the town and some storybrooke events veer from canon.

1. You must do this. not only can it be fun but its good character development too, Answer in CHARACTER, these are for them not YOU to answer.

2. if you have more then one character you CAN choose which you want to receive questions to, you can also choose both, what ever you want.

3. TMI stops at midnight where ever you are, you can not receive any asks after that time

but if you are away from your computer most of the day then you are allowed answer those asks after TMI Tuesday is over.

4. You MUST answer what they send you, its called TMI Tuesday, they are allowed ask you ANYTHING.

5. Don’t just wait around for questions, you can ask others questions too whether in character or anon.

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storybrooke-wearebothrpg:

There are several types of titles that one can do depending on what period one is setting their particular para or chat in. Below are listed the ways your titles should look, and the keys you should use to identify what category your title falls under.


GENERIC PRESENT DAY

These threads are generally always written in the present tense, and usually take on a shorter format that your more descriptive, past tense para. The title for a roleplay of this variety should look something like this:

image[Title of Thread] II [Name of Character I / Name of Character II]

Since this is a chat format, it is generally good etiquette to indicate where your thread is taking place. This is done by indicating whether your inside or outside (EXT for exterior and INT for interior). You follow this by the place and whether it is day or night. This is posted in the first line of your thread, e.g.:

"EXT: Granny’s Diner - Day "
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PRE-CURSE STORYBROOKE

The general rule for past-tense threads, is that ‘if it’s in the past, then you should use past tense’. As with the thread above the formatting is generally the same except in this case you should put ‘PCS’ before the title. For example:

PCS: If You Dare II [Randall/Miranda]"

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FAIRYTALE LAND FLASHBACK

Like Pre-Curse threads, these are always in the past and the formatting is the same. This time however ‘FTL’ should precede your title.

"FTL: Once Upon A Time II [Rumbelle]"

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