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Author has written 3 stories for Naruto, and Maximum Ride.
Wow, someone's ACTUALLY reading this?! Wow. Just WOW. Okay! General info:
Fave books: Harry Potter, Maximum Ride, Quantum Prophecy, other books I can't remember. What? I've read too many!!
Fave animes/mangas: Hetalia, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden, Umineko no Koro Ni, other animes/mangas I forget. (Same reason)
Fave weather: Either really cold or really warm. Preferably raining. I think best in the rain, besides, the rhythm of the rain is just soothing to a cluttered mind.
Fave place to be: OUTSIDE!! Or anywhere with a computer. :) (Creeks are amazing for thinking and hanging out.)
I can't go anywhere without: My pencils!(They stay in the pocket of whatever sweatshirt or hoodie I'm wearing that day.) A notebook to write in!
Fave holiday: It's a tie between Christmas and Halloween. (Does my birthday count? xD)
Okay, here's the status on my stories at the moment:
I've actually mostly moved over to fictionpress.com! Yes! I, Kit, am fashioning my own stories and poems! Go on over and check it out!
Umm, okay! All my stories are on hiatus from now on until I get some freaking inspiration!! XD
"Performer Girl"-- My FIRST Naruto fanfic! I have this one all written down!! I just need to put them into chapters and type them up! If you made a request to be in the story, I'm sorry, but you'll have to wait until the next one. YES! THERE WILL BE ANOTHER!! I might just delete this and start all over again cuz I'm not happy with it. UPDATES: Taken down. Sorry, people, but I don't like it at the moment. Re-writing at some point.
"Weird and Weirder"-- Another Naruto fic. I'm not sure where I want to go with this right now. This won't be deleted. UPDATES: This is being put on hiatus until I figure some stuffs out.
"The Unsung Flock: Kit Meets Max"-- A change of pace with a Maximum Ride fanfic! I have the first couple chapters written, they just need to be typed and uploaded. UPDATES: Updated whenever I have the inspiration. HIATUS
KittyKatKrack’s Super Guidelines to Proper Spelling and Grammar
*PLEASE NOTE: Even if your writing program with its spell check doesn’t say something’s wrong with your spelling or grammar, it can still be wrong. The context of a sentence can be different than what the program is made to understand. For instance, my first sentence was just called incorrect. It told me to make “your” into “you’re.” As you’ll see below, that is INCORRECT. Yes, Word is capable of being wrong. What a shocker.
SPEEDY GRAMMAR LESSON:
Your= Possession. “This is your fault, dummy.”
You’re= Conjunction. You are. “You’re an idiot!”
Their= Possession. “Their stupidity is seriously bothering me.”
They’re= Conjunction. They are. “They’re about to get punched in the face.”
There= A place. “That’s a really dumb person over there.”
To= A preposition. Used between words. “This idiot is not going to learn.”
Too= Meaning also. Usually has a comma before it. “This person’s pretty stupid, too.”
Two= Seriously? This is a NUMBER. “I see two stupid people right here.”
Hear= A sense. “I hear stupid people!”
Here= A place. “Come here so I can smack you.”
Where= A place, often starts a question. “Where can I find smarter people?”
I= Word used when describing yourself; in other words, a personal pronoun. Since it’s a proper noun, it is ALWAYS capitalized. (Yes, even if it’s in the middle of a sentence). “I’m so annoyed at bad grammar.”
Those= Multiple of something. “Those people are quite obnoxious.”
Ain’t= Not really a word. It might be in the dictionary, but you’ll only sound like a hillbilly if you use it at any point. I’m not even going to use it in a sentence.
Isn’t= The proper version of “ain’t.” Conjunction of is not. “This isn’t going to help you at all, is it, you twit?”
Bored= A state of mind. A feeling. “I’m really getting bored writing all of this.”
Board= A PIECE OF WOOD. WHAT THE HECK PEOPLE? (May also be a board game). “I might have to smack you with that board over there.”
I’ll= Conjunction of I will. “I’ll just have to make a set of rules to help you people.”
Ill= Being sick. “I’m feeling ill today, so I can’t go to school.
Write= Come on. We all know this one. “I love to write poetry.”
Right= Meaning correct. “Everyone should know the difference between right and wrong.”
Please learn. If you use the wrong grammar with words like this, you just seem like a total idiot who doesn’t know what they’re doing. Seriously, this is getting ridiculous.
COMMONPLACE WORDS THAT ARE OFTEN MISSPELLED OR MISTAKEN:
‘Cause- The shortened version of “Because.” If you shorten because, you really do need the apostrophe before the C. I’m serious. (An apostrophe looks like this: ‘ )
People- I don’t really understand how PEOPLE can’t put an O in this word. There is one. Just in case you didn’t know.
Quiet, Quite, and Quit- These might look the same but they DO NOT MEAN THE SAME THING:
Quiet= Meaning silent or a soft sound. “Some people are quite quiet when they quit.”
Quite= Meaning very. Used to describe something; paired with an adjective. “Some people are quite quiet when they quit.”
Quit= To stop doing something. “Some people are quite quiet when they quit.”
College and Collage- Two different words, people. SRSLY:
College= Come on now. We all know what this is. “I’m going to an Ivy League college after high school.”
Collage= A form of art in which various materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric are arranged and stuck to a backing. “This collage is going to look great once we get more magazines to use.”
Grammar= The set of rules dictating how words and sentences are used in a language.
Grammer= The misspelled version of grammar. This isn’t a word.
There you go. Don’t type “grammer.” Don’t you even dare.
SENTENCE STRUCTURE ISSUES:
Run-on sentences- When you have two complete sentences made into one huge sentence, it just makes no sense. I know that some people don’t even realize they create these sentences, so I thought that I’d bring this to light.
Example: “My friend and I went to the park today it was really fun.”
Possible Correction: “My friend and I went to the park today. It was really fun.”
THIS IS STILL NOT CORRECT: “My friend and I went to the park today, it was really fun.”
A comma does NOT replace a period. If you’d like to do this kind of sentence, try this instead: “My friend and I went to the park today; it was really fun.”
That mark is called a semicolon ( ; ), and can be used between two COMPLETE sentences to make them one. Do not use a semicolon between two sentences which are not complete. That makes it incorrect.
Fragments- A fragment is the same thing as an incomplete sentence. They lack a subject, verb, or both.
Example: “An incomplete sentence.”
Possible Correction: “This is not an incomplete sentence.”
These are pretty easy to spot and fix. So spot and fix them.
Commas: I notice that a lot of people have issues using commas. There’s one thing in particular that just really irks me.
Using Commas to Connect Two Complete Sentences- I know that up in “Run-on Sentences” I said that commas can’t be used to combine complete sentences. That isn’t completely true. Commas can’t be used by themselves to combine complete sentences, because that makes them run-on sentences. I already went over this. However, if you use a connecting word such as “and” or “because,” it makes the sentence grammatically correct.
Example: “I don’t understand. I’ll try to do the assignment anyways.”
To make these sentences one, try this:
“I don’t understand, but I’ll try to do the assignment anyways.”
Sounds much better, doesn't it?
Using Commas after a Transition Word- Wow, guys. This is pitiful.
Example: “Once I did my homework on the bus.”
If that’s all you’re going to say, there has to be a comma after “once.” I kid you not. “Once, I did my homework on the bus.”
This gets its own special little space, since there’s quite a bit to say. (Ha-ha, quite a bit to say about dialogue. I’m so funny, right?)
First of all, dialogue is when people are talking. You know those words inside the quotation marks? Yeah, that’s dialogue. (Just making sure everyone reading this knew that.)
Okay, let’s start with the basics. I’ll start out by saying that fragments are sometimes acceptable in dialogue. I know, total blasphemy here, but it’s true. People don’t speak using perfect grammar all the time, so when you’re typing casual dialogue (between friends/not formal), fragments can be ignored. Otherwise, please fix them.
Structure of a Sentence in a Dialogue- I think I’ll start at the end of the sentence. Usually, at the end of a person talking, you would write, “she/he/they said.” This is perfectly correct. Now here’s the problem:
“I really don’t know why” she said.
There’s something wrong here. Can you see what it is? (Gosh, I feel like I’m Dora the Explorer or something. Ick.) This poor sentence needs a comma. Yes, a comma! Our best grammar friend wants to be a part of this sentence like this:
“I really don’t know why,” she said.
See what I did there? That’s correct. This is incorrect:
“I really don’t know why.” She said.
Again, there has to be a comma there. I don’t know why exactly, but it’s correct. Trust me, it is.
Now, here’s another thing I’m seeing a lot:
“I can’t stop!” He shouted.
It seems like there’s nothing wrong here, but there is. The “he” doesn’t have to be capitalized. Go figure, right?
“I can’t stop!” he shouted.
If you’re not saying “she/he/they said” after the sentence, and instead you’re saying it before, it’s basically the same principle:
I whined, “Mom, please let me go to the party!”
You see, the comma is still there. Pretty easy, I’d think.
Now here’s another problem I see all the time: people are putting that little comma there when they’re not writing “she/he/they said” at all.
“Just leave me alone,” they stomped off angrily.
Anyone can see that this looks and sounds very awkward. That’s because it’s grammatically incorrect. Here’s the right way to do this:
“Just leave me alone.” They stomped off angrily.
A simple concept, maybe, but I see this all the time. Hopefully, I’ll prevent some of these errors with this.
Dialogues in Paragraphs- When different people are speaking to each other, I often see this in people’s writing:
“You just don’t understand,” she snapped. “I don’t understand because you won’t explain,” I cried.
When you switch from one person to another, there needs to be a new paragraph. I know, it sounds really confusing. I kind of confused myself. Ha-ha. Either way, here’s how you do this correctly:
“You just don’t understand,” she snapped.
“I don’t understand because you won’t explain,” I cried.
Now doesn’t that sound so much better?
Alright, now see if you can use your understanding of these rules/guidelines to spot the mistakes in this passage:
Ill make this super easy four you peeple. Dont even try to avoid this part youll fail at righting. You’re mind’s are mushy cause you dont use good grammer. Quieting ain’t the answer. You has no idea how hard these is for mee, I hates this. Im going too stopp soon cause i hate this. Thanks yous four doing these part i appreciate it.
Argh, you have no idea how much I want to stab my computer screen right now because of how ugly that is. Please, please, fix it. There were a total of 29 mistakes. Can you find them all? (Goodness, I sure hope so…)
Thank you very much for reading this. I hope I’ve improved your writing at least a little bit.
YOUR BOY SIDE:
[x] you love hoods
TOTAL = 20.5 (LOLOLOL)
YOUR GIRL SIDE:
[ ] you like to shop
TOTAL = 8 (...BHAHAHAHAHA. I'm such a boy. xD)
TOTAL SO FAR: 5
TOTAL SO FAR: 9
TOTAL SO FAR: 9
TOTAL SO FAR: 11
What YOU think is cute:
I did not slap you. I simply high fived your face.
Weird is good. Strange is bad. Odd is what you call someone who you can't decide what to call them. Weird is the same as different, which is the same as unique, which means weird is good! If you are weird and proud of it, copy this onto your profile!
If you know someone who should get run over by a bus, copy this into your profile.
I'm into THEATER AND ART, so I MUST be a homosexual.
If you think the people at Nickelodeon are morons for canceling Invader Zim in the first place, copy and paste this onto your profile. (Too True Right Here!)
FANFICTION: MY ANTI-DRUG. because, who has time for drugs if you're reading and plotting and writing and checking reviews? If this is true for you, copy and paste this to your profile.
Don't run in the school hall, gliding is more fun.
One day, we will look back on this, laugh nervously, and change the subject.They say "Guns don't kill people, people kill people." Well I think the guns help. If you stood there and yelled BANG, I don't think you'd kill too many people.
You cry, I cry, you laugh, I laugh, you fall off a cliff, I laugh even harder.
For all you people who talk about me behind my back: thanks for making me the center of your lives.
I live in a world full of bunnies and unicorns...but the bunnies are cutting themselves and the unicorns are acting all emo again. (Umm.. No comment!)
I swear, with my last dying breath, I will laugh in your face. (HAHAHA!! -Dies-)
Laughter is the best medicine. So when you see someone with broken ribs, be sure to tickle them. -Happy Bunny
Work hard. Eat right. Die anyways. -Happy Bunny
You should never, EVER be mean to stupid people. If you do, they might go away. Then who will we laugh at? -Happy Bunny
I'm not perfect, but I'm about as close as it gets. -Happy Bunny
If you have your own little world, copy and paste this into your profile.
If you and your friends have a nickname, title, or anything else for each other, copy and paste this in your profile.
If you have ever gotten so completely sidetracked in a conversation that you don't remember why you were talking in the first place, copy this into your profile
If your profile is long, copy and paste this on it to make it even longer.
If you love rain, copy and paste this into your profile.
If there are times when you want to annoy people just for the heck of it, copy this into your profile.
If you believe that preps travel in packs then place this on your profile
Girls Don't realize these things;
But most of all
Ladies always complain and gripe to their friends that there is never any good guys out there, and they always end up with assholes who mistreat them. Well ladies, next time you're complaining, maybe look up to see who you're complaining to, maybe that special someone is right there hanging on your every word as usual, screaming in his head "Why won't you give me a chance?"
If you're a guy and you agree with this letter, copy and paste into your profile as 'I'm sorry'
If You're one of the FEW girls with enough BALLS to copy and paste this into your profile, and you would never make your guy feel this way, copy and paste into your profile as 'Girls Don't Realize These Things'
Ninety-five percent of teenagers are concerned about being popular. If you are one of the five percent who aren't, copy this, put it in your profile.
If you've ever copied and pasted something onto your profile, copy and paste this onto your profile.
Put this in your profile if you know someone who is fighting, has survived, or died of cancer
If keyboards hate you copy and paste this into your profile!
If you have ever tripped over air, copy this into your profile.
98 percent of teenagers smoke or have tried smoking pot. If you're one of the 2 percent who haven't, copy and paste this into your profile.
If you ever forgotten what you were talking about in a conversation copy and paste this into your profile
If you have ever run into a door, copy this into your profile.
If you have ever pushed on a door that said pull or vise versa copy this into your profile.
If you or your best friend is insane, copy this into your profile.
IF YOU HAVE SPELLED YOUR NAME WRONG PASTE THIS IN YOUR PROFILE
IF YOU HAVE BEEN ON YOUTUBE FOR MORE THAN 5 HOURS PASTE THIS IN YOUR PROFILE
if you've ever tripped where there is a WATCH YOUR STEP SIGN copy this into your profile. (Plenty of times!!)
If you have ever asked a really stupid, obvious question, copy and paste this into your profile (lol hell yea it happened to me wayyy too many times.. XD)
If you are obsessed with fanfiction copy this into your profile.
If you absolutely LOVE to sing even though you may or may not suck, copy and paste this onto your profile
If you ever read past two in the morning, copy and paste this to your profile.
Marriage is a human right, not a heterosexual privelege. Add this to your profile if you agree. (Definitely.)
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