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    Thread: had some inspirations...could use input
Post: had some inspirations...could use input

I could use some help from some of the resident geniuses here like Rynn developing some notions I had...my brain tends to be all over the place at times, so I'll try to lay some of my notions out in a...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 1 54 09-20-2014, 02:52 AM
    Thread: Dirty Hands - Revision 1
Post: RE: Dirty Hands - Revision 1

The angelnet, as it's presented in the story, is actually one of Todd's notions (a lot of the better ideas in here were his, actually)...or at least, it's my own admittedly limited understanding of wh...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 8 125 09-17-2014, 06:16 AM
    Thread: need a mass ship graveyard
Post: RE: need a mass ship graveyard

One minor quibble with all this is that it takes place in the Hyades Cluster in around 2000 AT, in the very early days - the founding, actually - of the Taurus Nexus. One thing we've established - ...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 18 174 09-16-2014, 05:14 PM
    Thread: need a mass ship graveyard
Post: RE: need a mass ship graveyard

Those are some really intriguing responses. It doesn't, strictly speaking, have to be a battle. There was a computer game I used to play - the X series (nothing to do with "X-Men", this was a space...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 18 174 09-16-2014, 03:27 AM
    Thread: need a mass ship graveyard
Post: RE: need a mass ship graveyard

No...sorry. The little "area" of space I've staked out is fairly early in the timeline. Hyades Cluster, in the Taurus Nexus, 2000 AT or so. So no Periphery War or Epp War, and Dawn Hunters wouldn't li...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 18 174 09-16-2014, 12:21 AM
    Thread: need a mass ship graveyard
Post: need a mass ship graveyard

Need an important story element for a short story idea I've got percolating...a mass ship graveyard, a remnant of a long-ago space battle fought by S1-level (or maybe S2 level, if it's required) machi...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 18 174 09-15-2014, 10:42 PM
    Thread: Verses in the Virch - Prologue
Post: Verses in the Virch - Prologue

Since I'm in a submitting mood, figured I'd toss this up here as well. Been trying to find an agent for this for awhile...started this beast in down at the beach in '06 and been working on it ever sin...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 0 48 09-12-2014, 03:59 PM
    Thread: Dirty Hands - Revision 1
Post: Dirty Hands - Revision 1

This is the first major re-write of 'Dirty Hands', which should - hopefully! - include all of the corrections suggested in the original thread. Did this as a "docx" attachment...hopefully it will w...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 8 125 09-12-2014, 03:37 PM
    Thread: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)
Post: RE: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)

Okay, been chewing some of this over, because I...cough, thought I was mostly done, now it's looking like some more extensive re-writes - and apparently, re-conceptualizing - are necessary. Kind of ha...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 30 365 09-05-2014, 09:04 AM
    Thread: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)
Post: RE: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)

I like it. The other factor in play is that these nanobones would be year-4000, or what, 1500 A.T.? - tech, so they probably wouldn't be nearly as refined as versions that come later. But yeah...it wo...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 30 365 09-01-2014, 07:24 AM
    Thread: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)
Post: RE: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)

Rynn Wrote: (08-31-2014, 01:16 AM) -- Very enjoyable :) well done! There's a few typos here and there and some sentences could do with being unpacked (there's a lot of adjectives in some that make it...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 30 365 09-01-2014, 02:22 AM
    Thread: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)
Post: RE: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)

Drashner1 Wrote: (08-30-2014, 08:56 AM) -- TheodoreBonn Wrote: (08-30-2014, 06:05 AM) -- Appreciate it, guys. The input I got here is what allowed me to write it. I'm good at characters. I'm good at...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 30 365 09-01-2014, 01:52 AM
    Thread: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)
Post: RE: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)

Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: (08-31-2014, 02:27 PM) -- I felt a need to make an illustration of this story- and also turn it into a cover. Hope you don't mind. Thoughts? -- That rocks. Love it. Thanks for...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 30 365 09-01-2014, 01:37 AM
    Thread: Question about a possible story idea
Post: RE: Question about a possible story idea

Just at a suggestion...what if this ship was one of the ones "collected" by Charon, maybe early on in his history when he was still part of the Diamond Belt? He's got a thing for interesting anachroni...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 14 265 08-30-2014, 06:35 AM
    Thread: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)
Post: RE: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)

Appreciate it, guys. The input I got here is what allowed me to write it. I'm good at characters. I'm good at dialogue. I'm good at human motivation. I'm pretty good, I think, with plot hooks and twis...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 30 365 08-30-2014, 06:05 AM
    Thread: Dirty Hands (part 3 of 3)
Post: Dirty Hands (part 3 of 3)

I sit in the backseat of the Moth on the ride back, downing bulb after bulb of Ron's Purple Goop. We don't know what the stuff is, exactly. Purple Goop is the first thing that comes up when you hit...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 0 53 08-29-2014, 05:25 AM
    Thread: Dirty Hands (part 2 of 3)
Post: Dirty Hands (part 2 of 3)

7Sengya finds me back up at the bar as the party's winding down. “Hey,” she tells me, without preamble. “Stuff's starting to pop.” I smile, feeling a warm happy glow kicking in. “I know,” I tell he...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 0 42 08-29-2014, 05:23 AM
    Thread: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)
Post: Dirty Hands (part 1 of 3)

Well...Dirty Hands is finally done. About nine months after I intended. My apologies to all. Life intervened. Often and rudely. Still felt like I owed it to everyone - especially Todd and Steve - to...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 30 365 08-29-2014, 05:17 AM
    Thread: new story: 'Dirty Hands' (part 1!)
Post: RE: new story: 'Dirty Hands' (part 1!)

Fascinating thought...and I like that analogy.
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 21 365 01-26-2014, 07:41 AM
    Thread: new story: 'Dirty Hands' (part 1!)
Post: RE: new story: 'Dirty Hands' (part 1!)

Drashner1 Wrote: (01-23-2014, 12:18 PM) -- mark_ryherd Wrote: (01-22-2014, 05:36 PM) -- Also if this story is going to rely heavily on early chronology and take place in the Hyades Cluster there wil...
TheodoreBonn Creative Writing 21 365 01-25-2014, 09:11 AM