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Author has written 19 stories for Twilight, Gone, Uglies, Hunger Games, Evernight, Maximum Ride, Skinned Trilogy, Naruto, and Once Upon a Time.
Hey. My name is Violet, but I go by dozens of different names. Thistle, Irial, Hazel, Ai. I have a bit of a habit when it comes to naming things - names fascinate me. I get obsessed quite easily (some use the term 'fandom'), usually for the antagonist of a show that most people despise. Some have stayed with me for quite some time (Gone, Drake Merwin, SasoDei, Izaya), while some I've found quite recently (Rumpelstiltskin)
I'm messed in the head, dance with kitties, and love making lists. I adore reading and writing (especially fanfics, although I have written almost three novels of my own), and have never run out of ideas in my entire life. If I had a way to transfer everything from my mind onto paper, it would destroy the rainforest. I'm a little paranoid, and suffer from hallucinations when sleep deprived (which would be several times a week), but once you become my friend, I'll love you forever. I have fetishes for odd things, an ear-piercing shriek, and am obsessed with everything manga/anime (including cosplay)
Finally, my attitudes can change almost spontaneously. That is why I have been deemed with the term 'anti-social.' To me, it's 'people-hating'
Warning: I hiss, bite, and scratch. So beware.
Tip: That can all change if you give me a cookie.
Look around, see what you find =3 Then maybe you'll want to make a deal with me. Feel free to link me to a story you wrote - I'll definitely read/review it :) (unless it's Twilight, then I apologize, I cannot, for the sake of my soul)
And for the sake of yours, be warned of the stories written before 2009. I keep them there just to remember my older writing, but please don't think that's how I write now x3
Favorite Books: Gone, Wintergirls, Variants, Forbidden, Maximum Ride, The Hunger Games, Uglies, Morganville Vampires, The Summoning, Living Dead Girl, Willow, fanfics.
Favorite Manga: Naruto, The Betrayal Knows My Name, Hot Gimmick, Dengeki Daisy, Koukou Debut, Peach Girl, Sugar Sugar Rune, The Drifting Classroom, Goth, Future Diary, Happy Hustle High, Pretty Face
Favorite TV Shows: (I watch so many it's not even funny)
The Vampire Diaries, Once Upon a Time, Pretty Little Liars, The Lying Game, Terra Nova, Nikita, Make it or Break it, Switched at Birth, Harper's Island, Persons Unknown.
Favorite Music/Songs: Evanescence, Nightwish, Within Temptation, Thousand Foot Krutch, Nightcore, Linkin Park, Plumb, Fireflight, Lifehouse.
Favorite Movies: The Butterfly Effect, and other various horror movies. Yeah, I know, I don't seem to be able to come up with any specific movies.
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Tips: The most challenging part of writing so far as been a male character's point of view. I've found myself wondering why something felt so... off... with the character, and soon realized that HE was thinking like a SHE. Now, that's a problem.
With some research, I found an interesting article that helped point me in the right direction. If anyone else has a similar problem with this, here's a section from it that proved to be the most helpful (it always works if you're a guy trying to think like a girl)
"Men focus on action. Women focus on emotion.
Men make decisions. Women form a consensus.
Men are direct. Women are indirect.
To illustrate, instead of saying "I want to go out to dinner" a woman will often say to a man "Would you like to go out to dinner?" Instead of saying "I want to go to Panera." a woman would say "We could go to Panera?"
Men also don't add qualifiers to their sentences like women do. You won't hear a man say "It's a nice day, isn't it?" and if you put it in a book, the reader might not know why the book isn't resonnating with them, but they would know something wasn't quite right.
A couple more tidbits:
Men interrupt to change the subject or to express their opinion
Women interrupt with supporting noises or to avert conflict
Men make more statements
Women ask more questions and ask multiple questions"
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