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NaNoWriMo Day 7: State of the Novel

Posted by Jalina T.T. , Nov 07 2014 · 70 views
Nanowrimo
Hello everyone! Seven days have passed since the start of National Novel Writing month, so it is time for a Novel Update!

First off, there's now a topic for NaNoWriMo in the Off-Topic subforum. Go check it out! It's a great place to talk about NaNo without visiting five different blogs.

And now! My novel!


I'm keeping up on my word counts fairly well, enough that I might finish a day or two early. If I find myself falling too far behind on a particular day, I'll set aside a few hours and write a bunch to catch back up and build a buffer for another crazy day. Honestly, I could have a little more written by now, but my time is taken up by a couple of different projects: A Minecraft Fanart-type base that I'm building in a creative world, and the closing weekend for Jekyll and Hyde. (Two more days!) Once the show is done, I will have 100% of my evenings back, which can be dedicated to writing. (Or you know, homework, which is what I'm doing instead of writing.)

As for the novel itself... It's actually progressing really nicely. I was having a blast creating characters and introducing the world, but after four chapters I realized that I hadn't even introduced the main conflict yet and decided that I needed to get a move on. My current word count, as of this writing, is 11,477. Not too shabby. (I Might insert one more chapter that introduces what the setting actually IS and how it works via student orientation. But I at least wanted to get my main conflict introduced. Is four chapters too much for exposition and introducing the setting?)

There are potential problems that I face though: Commitment and Perserverance are one of them. I have a tendency to not finish projects, and I'm worried that I'll do the same with this book as I have with so many others. Another is Attitude: Keeping up spirit at the half-way point when it starts to slow down and I have to force myself to write.

The third is support. I was walking with a friend last night and he asked about one of my rules (Will not buy Alpha Sapphire until the book is done) and he asked in such as way that it sounded as if he didn't think I could make it. (He just wants me to buy the game on launch day, Methinks.) Don't get me wrong, I've got a lot of other awesome friends that are also working on NaNo and they're a huge help. I'm just worried about haters and doubters weighing me down.



So, to summarize: The book is going really well, and I'll have more time to dedicate to it once the show ends and I get my evenings back. I'm hoping that starting sunday I can pound out a few extra thousand words here and there that will carry me through the days I have too much homework to write.


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NaNoWriMo Tips!

Posted by Jalina T.T. , Nov 02 2014 · 88 views
NaNoWriMo
It's-a me again!

So I was asked about the little word counter I have in my blog, and how to get ahold of it. So I'm going to tell you how to get your own, and give some other tips for keeping on track during the NaNo extravaganza!


1. The Word Counter

Having a word counter in a place outside of the NaNo website can be a great reminder of what you've done so far and what you still need to do. If you want one like the one I have, start on the NaNo homepage. click Inspiration--> Word count helpers, then click the Word Count widgets link. After that, simply pick the counter you desire and copy the HTML information into the Blog block of your choice. The counters range from a simple bar to a complex calendar that tracks your words per day.

2. Have a "Writing Time"

Set aside an hour or two every day that can be exclusively devoted to writing your NaNo novel. It may be early in the morning or late at night, or even in the afternoon between classes. Find a time that works the best for you. Also find a place where you can sit quietly and not be disturbed by people, maybe the library or your living room. If you're bound to your desk, close your door. Grab a cup of your favorite drink (or at least a glass of water) and start writing. You can have some soft music in the background, or maybe even a youtube video (If you do this, choose videos that are mostly centered around talking and not around action. Action-packed videos will simply draw attention away from your work.) Turn your phone on mute.

3. Research!

I know this seems a little strange, but research can be really important for your book, especially if it takes place on planet earth. It doesn't have to be extensive-just a little fact-checking to make sure that, yes, Tillamook, Oregon is near Portland, not near the California border. Have a folder or place where you can store pictures for reference. You might find out some information that could benefit you greatly, or at least keep you from looking like an idiot.

4. Collaboration and Accountability.

You may think "Oh, I can get through this no problem! 2,000 words a day? Easy!" Now, but a couple weeks down the road, you'll find yourself actively avoiding your desk and pencils. To beat this, find some friends that are also doing NaNo. Talk with them on a regular basis about their book. Maybe have graphs in a central place that shows how everyone is doing on their word-counts. Not only does this add a bit of competition between writers, it can also help you keep on track for finishing on time.

5. Patience and Writer's-block.

You may reach a point where you just can't think of where to take the story next. You've written yourself into a corner, and you don't know how to get out. At this point, take a break, walk away from the computer, and go do something else. Do your dishes that you're neglecting, go for a walk. Something mundane that can really get your creativity flowing. Just don't think about the book for a few hours. (I find a nice, long walk around town really helps me.) You could even do your homework! (And suddenly, you know how to get out of that corner...) Breaks are really important for long hauls like this. So is endurance. Don't work on it for several hours a day. Two or three hours will usually suffice.

6. Brainstorming and Finding the End.

I give this advice to all writers: When you write a story, know your ending. Where does the character end up at the end of the book? Are they better off? Or is it only the start of a grand series? Regardless, figure out the ending before you start the book. You don't take a road trip with no destination. Novels work the same way. Once you have your ending, Brainstorm! Start writing down everything you can think of about the story, the characters, the world... Everything from their friends to the books they read. It may not show up in the story, but it can help you establish the setting. Keep it on a notepad or in a binder that you can take anywhere with you. Keep a writing tool handy at all times. You never know when inspiration will strike! (My legal pad has 20 pages of notes on my story already.)

7. Have at it!

You can do all the planning and thinking you want, but you won't get anywhere unless you sit down and start writing. So go for it! Don't be afraid to say 'What if I fail?" You'll have a lot of fun, and even if you miss your goal, you won't regret it.


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NaNoWriMo Day 1: The Lord of Misrule

Posted by Jalina T.T. , Nov 01 2014 · 54 views

Hi Everyone! Welcome to Day 1 of the Annual NaNoWriMo challenge! Every week, I am going to post here regarding my progress on my NaNo project for this year. If I'm on top of my game, I congratulate myself and evaluate my progress. If I'm short on my word count, I'll evaluate what I'm doing wrong and work to improve it.

Day 1: GO!

This will be short: I have somewhere to be. But let me introduce and give a preview of this year's NaNo book: The Lord of Misrule!

Synopsis:

Somewhere in the world, there exists a place of magic and wonder. It is a place where the future of performing world comes together to create extraordinary works of art, to hone their craft, and to find their path before scattering to the winds to share their magic with the world. This place is neither here, there, or anywhere, really. Its lost arts and hidden location connects to every theatre in the world, and its players. This place is the Thespian's Institution of the Performing Arts.

The annual Feast of Fools is approaching; a time of revelry, excitement, and pure tomfoolery. Their equivalent to a normal school's homecoming week, the Feast of Fools is the climax of a week of merriment. And the "king" of this feast is the Lord of Misrule, one of the highest honors for any actor to play at the institution. There is, however, a small hitch. No one knows who the Lord of Misrule is. They never do. He or she is selected anonymously by the staff, and the actor in question is sworn to secrecy. Not that it stops the student population from going wild with guesses. And for sophmore student Elijah A. Goodblood, it's personal this year.



Annnd... A Sneak Preview!:

Once upon a time, the world was filled with magic. Creatures of mystery wandered the night, and bursts of magic duels filled the air. The elements themselves could be controlled by those who could hear the wind sing and feel the earth dance. For centuries, this was the way of the world.

Then the magic died.

To this day, no one really knows how it happened. It is hypothesized that over time, as science became more prominent and the borders of the maps filled in, magic, and belief in it thereof, faded. The more out-there in frame of mind claim that the principle sources of magic were extinguished. Regardless, it was clear that magic had gone from the world.

Or had it?

The truth is, magic isn’t gone. It has faded, yes, but it hasn’t disappeared entirely. The dirt of the world, the artists and performers and dreamers took the magic into themselves and their art, preserving its remains. it passes on, both down family lines and in new generations, emerging on the stage, canvas and screen to prove that it does indeed live.

And even today, those who can heard the wind sing and feel the earth dance use Magic to create wondrous tales of majesty and wonder. These young artists and dreamers are sought out and brought to special schools where they can train their bodies and minds to use their magic, before scattering to the winds to share that magic with the world.

-Magic and Its Use in Theatre.




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National Novel Writing Month: 2014 Pre-Show

Posted by Jalina T.T. , in All the world's a Stage Oct 27 2014 · 98 views

Greetings, Peoples!

NaNoWriMo is upon us once again! For those of you who have never heard that term, it stands for National Novel Writing Month. Sounds pretty cool, right? For all of those who love to write, a challenge is issued; write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. I've tried it a few times in the past, but have never 'won' a year. This year, though, I plan to succeed.

So how does this all work, you ask?

Well, if you want to participate, check out the official NaNoWriMo site. You can sign up with your own account, then start filling in the basics; author profile, title of book, synopsis...

"But wait! I don't even have an Idea yet!"

Don't worry! You still have some time to brainstorm an idea. I wouldn't wait too long though; the average words a day is 1,500, and that can rack up quick if you miss too many days. Thankfully, NaNo gives you some helpful widgets (Such as the one to the left) that can help you keep track of your word count. Every day, you can enter the amount of words you have written in a search bar-like area at the top of the homepage. You can go over 50 words, but you have to have at least 50,000 by November 30th.

"So what happens if I win?"

You get a pat on the back!

*Cricket Chirps*

Actually, there's a lot of cool stuff you could win, including a paperback copy of your book! Be sure to check out the website for more details.

"So just how do I get started writing a book?"

That's more information than I could ever fit into one post. Thankfully, there are a ton of resources online that can help with that. I'll probably also have another post with some helpful tips and worksheets.

"Enough with the advertising, already!"

Ok, Ok. So, as I do NaNoWriMo this year, here are my personal rules:


My NaNo 2014 Challenge!

-I can do all the planning and Research I want, but I cannot start writing the book itself until Nov. 1.

-I can write at least 2,000 words a day (Which really isn't that hard for me.)

-I can not go back and do any editing until I have finished the book. (This is a good way for a book to get stuck.)

-I can not buy Pokemon: Alpha Sapphire until I have finished my book. (That, and it will be killer on my homework.)

-I can not write chapters out of order. I can know where I want the book to end, but I can't start by writing the final chapter.

-Every week, I will post an update on the book to this blog (to keep me motivated and on track.)




And that's it!

So stay tuned! On Nov. 1 I will announce the title of my story and even give a sneak peek at the first chapter!

Happy Writing!


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Another Opening, Another Show!

Posted by Jalina T.T. , in All the world's a Stage Oct 23 2014 · 86 views

Our College theatre department opens our new show, Jekyll and Hyde, tonight.

<_<


>_>



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AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!



Jk, just some pre-show jitters. Honestly, I'm really excited. it's going to be a really fun and spooky show. (And I can't wait to be done so I can start focusing on school again... and BZP. But, we're going for three weekends, so it will be a while.)


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So You Want to go to College? Part 1

Posted by Jalina T.T. , in So You Want to go to College? Oct 21 2014 · 106 views
College, application, advice
Greetings, Amazing Peoples!

After coming back to the forums, I started posting in a topic entitled College Applications. Made by a high school senior looking for application advice, I soon regaled him with bit after bit of advice about applying, looking for colleges, etc... I realized fairly quickly that there was far more to this process than I would ever be able to fit into a single post. So I’m making a blog series about applying for college, preparing, and the first term. I hope it’s helpful for all the soon-to-be grads on this site.

So let’s get started! As always, we open with a song!

(AMAZING INTRO MUSIC)

So You Want to Go to College?

Part 1: Finding your Path

Ah, College. That institute of higher learning that we all strive for. The gate to a hopeful land beyond that promises better jobs and a more successful life.

One myth that I will debunk right now: There are articles circulating around the internet that claim college isn’t necessary, That you can do just fine if you have a high school degree and lots of work experience. (And also some complaints about how people with bachelor’s degrees are getting all the jobs that don’t require them.) Sure, that may be true; for the retail industry. But what about engineers? Surgeons and doctors? Ambassadors? I can speak from personal experience; even professional performers can’t get by on pure talent and hard work. They need training. That’s what college is for: Professional training and education for higher-end jobs. (And the “Degree-people-are-getting-all-the-jobs-thing” is slanted. I know someone who DIDN’T get a job with a retail place because she was overqualified.)

So!

The first question you need to ask yourself is this: Do I want to go to college? In my personal opinion, the answer should be Yes. Not only is College a great place to get that degree you need, it’s a great place to learn everything important about being an adult while still having a support network; paying bills, taking care of a house, balancing a job and social life, and so on. You also make friends for life. My dad still hangs out with his friends from college, and some of the best friends I have ever made I met in the Theatre department here at school. If you don’t want to go (Or can’t afford it right now) That’s fine. Consider at least an associate’s degree at a community college.

Which leads into the next question; What do I want to Do with My Life?

You don’t need to know the exact answer to this question right now. I’m in my Junior year and I’m still learning what I want to do. A lot of kids start college without any sort of declared major. But if you at least have an Idea, it can help put you on the right track.

If your high school was anything like mine, they have you do a program that makes you line out your five-year plan for after high school; The college you go to, what you plan to major in, where you go after you graduate, etc... This is a pretty good baseline. Don’t be surprised if this changes, though. College is a learning experience, and not just in the classroom. If you do have an idea (or already know what career you want) good for you! This will make looking for colleges and signing up for classes easier.

Don’t know what you want to do yet? Start by figuring out what you DO like to do. Are you outdoorsy? Do you like to debate with others? Are you always doodling in the margins of your notes at school? Is Chemistry your favorite class? Your hobbies and interests are often a good indication of what career field would suit you best. How you organize and process information in also a good indicator. If you tend to be the person who organizes events or is the class secretary, you’re probably the manager type. If you like to design posters and tell others about upcoming events, look for a career in promotions or advertising. I, myself, didn’t realize how much I organized meetings and rehearsals in high school, or improvised a performance or class project until I found out there was a career field in Theatre that specializes in just that: Stage Management.

Why is this information relevant and important? Because it has a huge impact on what colleges you will apply for, and the career fields you choose. I don’t know of any people who go to law school to become better actors. By choosing a school that specializes in a certain field (or at least has a large department dedicated to it) You are more likely to get the help that you want, when you need it.

Oh, one more thing; There have been criticisms of people who get bachelor degrees and don’t use them, people who don’t even get degrees, people who go to school for expensive grad programs... Remember that people will disagree with anything. (If your response to that was “No they don’t,” You’ve already proven my point.) Don’t be afraid to do something because people will criticize you. “Oh, you’ll never make any money doing that!” “That field’s too hard to get into. Why don’t you try something else?” “You’re a theatre student? Oh, I’m so sorry.” (I personally hate that one. Not all theatre people are actors looking for a gig while working at a fast food place!) My point is, don’t let these people scare you away from the Dream job you’ve been searching for, from the mountain you’ve started to climb. Sure, the path there will be hard. (No one ever said life was easy. Anyone who says different is either a liar or selling something.) But it makes getting to the top of the mountain all the more worthwhile.


Well, that’s all for today! (I have a class to get to, myself.) Next time, We’ll discuss choosing the right college for you, before you even start applying.

Discussion Points:
-How can a College Degree improve your chances of getting a job? How could it hinder you?
-What jobs require a college degree, and what doesn’t? What jobs are there where the line is blurred; between a degree holder and someone with 15 years experience?
-What traits or hobbies do you have that could lead to a specific field? Or lead to careers that seem a little out of left field for your interests?
-Should the career you want influence the school you go to?


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Is back!

Posted by Jalina T.T. , in BZP-Related Oct 17 2014 · 98 views

So BIONICLE's Coming back.



...Yeah, I'm a little excited. Dunno how much of a presence I will have on the forums though. I got this really complicated thing called a life while I was gone. It includes college, a production, a part-time job, and taking care of your very own house! (Roommates sold separately.)

I may not be frequenting the forums as often as I used to (at least after the novelty wears off) but I'll hang around a little. I'm also updating my profile and stuff to reflect changes in my life (and the unified internet profile I'm trying to make; I'm tired of having multiple accounts on different sites, all with different names. It really gets confusing.)

As for the new title of the blog... I went up to check on something during a choir concert last night in the booth and found five members of the community chorus watching from up in the catwalk because the theater was so packed. Metaphorically, I guess it could be all the crazy aspects of my personality and imaginary friends ( a "Greek chorus" if you will) up in my own "catwalk" (Aka my brain.) I dunno. My brain is weird sometimes.

I'm thinking about doing a "So you're going off to college?" Series on my Blog. I was giving advice to a member on the forum, and I realized there was way more stuff I wanted to share about college then would ever reasonably fit into a single post. So I would move it to my blog and share every detail of my college experience and how to get ready for college yourself. Those would be super-long though, and would need research, so they would probably being every two weeks or so.

And now... I'm off! I'm behind on homework and we open our show next week!


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Festivities!

Posted by Jalina T.T. , Jul 24 2013 · 53 views

...That I would totally participate in if I weren't on vacation at the moment and had internet/lego access for more than a couple of hours.

*Sigh*

Ah well, at least I can update my comedy...which is almost entirely caught up now. So excited! Now I can actually start writing new chapters!


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Do I talk too much?

Posted by Jalina T.T. , Jul 11 2013 · 131 views

Recently (in various venues/topics) I've posted long, detailed analyses of various topics of interest. (A rant about movies on a social network site, my epic essay about bionicle here, ect...) Not to mention that most  of my comedy chapters are really long. And for some reason, no one ever gives any feedback.
 
Is it because there rants/chapters are too long, complicated, and/or boring for people to read?
 
I dunno. 
 
 
 
 
 
...But I just got a new idea for a comedies contest if another ever happens...


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Bionicle: An Epic Quest

Posted by Jalina T.T. , Jul 07 2013 · 104 views

After a loooonng Hiatus from the BZP forums due to life and stuff, I was visiting a Comedies forum topic as the authors discussed how to revitalize the comedies sector of the library forum. One of the reasons the forum was dying, they discussed, was because more authors were leaving than there were coming. THis is really rather obvious; most of the children who were BIONICLE fans are now finishing high school or in college, when life enters the scene and reality hits. But when we were young, we loved our little toys and played with them for hours on end, or browsing the forums for said hours. Nowadays, BZP has become a ghost town as older members move on and potential new members are hampered by the end of BIONICLE and the lack of any new theme that could ever take its place.
 
Why did BIONICLE capture our hearts and minds in ways that Kingdoms, City, or licensed sets didn't? Simple: BIONICLE had a quest. It wasn't just good guys squaring off against bad guys; the characters each had their own goal, although similar, that led to further development of themselves and the relationships with those around them. Only when they had finished their search for all 36 masks were they ready to face Makuta. And by then, they were stronger in both body and spirit; they had made relationships with the Matoran and Turaga so that they had something to fight for. By leading us through the story before giving us the fight, we had a reason to cheer for these ABS plastic action figures. We got to do more than have our little toys fight each other; we got to have them scale mountainous couches and brave the perilous cliffs of the dining room table in search of that which they pursued. And this quest continued for 10 YEARS. One of the longest runs for a specific theme, by far. (how many of you can think of a non-licensed theme that ran for that long, aside from City? Me neither.)
 
BIONICLE didn't just have a quest, either; it had an entire world. It had its own creatures, it's own language, and its own culture. It didn't just have the Matoran, Turaga, and Toa; it had mercenaries, animals, paladins, god-like beings and ruthless killers all inhabiting the same sphere (or the same giant mechanical body, in this case.) Each character introduced had their own history, personality, and connection to others around them, which eventually was why the line was cancelled-LEGO claimed that newbies to the series wouldn't be able to handle the large amount of history. (Obviously LEGO hasn't seen kids watch every single episode of Power Rangers ever, or delve into the deep history of Transformers or the Legend of Zelda) BIONCLE had a deep, rich history that created a world before our eyes and sent our imaginations running wild. By giving us an understanding of the cultures of the different tribes, we could sympathize with a clumsy, curious, irresponsible little Fire matoran as he journeyed across the island in search of his identity.
 
LEGO has attempted to recreate BIONICLE's success with other lines; Exo-Force, Hero Factory, and their new Chima line tried to follow this trend. But they all went straight for the action, not giving us any other story or sidequests. When I look at the promotional material for the Chima line (Which there is a LOT of, by the way) I don't see any reason I should cheer for these guys and buy their sets other than the fact that they are the 'good guys'. Fighting for the survival of their race is noble and interesting, sure, but as a long-time fan of stories, I want to know more; are these characters tied together by more than just alliances? what was their land like before the war started? Why did the crocs randomly decide "oh, we should rule everything because we're the best"? was it because they were shunned by the others, or put down? Is there a bigger bad guy controlling them? I don't know. To me, it's just animals fighting animals, which starts to get dull. The same went for Exo-Force, and will probably happen to Hero factory. Without any sort of deeper backstory or relationships between the characters, kids get tired of the same fighting, and the toy lines die because of lack of sales. it's not just shiny new pieces or special figs that sell sets; it's the story they sell with it.
 
BIONICLE has left a lasting impact on not only their fans, but on the entire LEGO line. A christmas letter to santa I read in the paper last December was from a little boy who asked for a "Hero Factory Bionicle." The name BIONICLE has just about become synonymous with the posable plastic action figures that LEGO creates. Hero Factory and every successive line LEGO attempts to market with this model will stand in BIONICLE's shadow, simply because it was the first, a pioneer in its time. And not just on other similar lines, but on other kinds of merchandise; backpacks, lunchboxes, video games and books will never be the same. Especially the books; they gave us the full legend of the BIONICLE, but were still small enough and priced just right for a 10 year old looking to spend his allowance on an easy read. (Props to Greg F for his amazing writing, by the way) I haven't seen any new LEGO books like this since BIONICLE ended; only coloring books meant for younger kids. It's also books like this that encourage children to read, which is never a bad thing. BIONICLE was likely one of LEGO's biggest blockbuster lines, simply because it was so different from other sets and could be purchased in a variety of different formats; you didn't need the sets to read the books, or vice versa, but having them together made the whole story come to life.
 
Probably one of the biggest reasons we all love BIONICLE so much was because it felt real. We didn't just see Toa fighting Rahi; we saw Matoran going to work, playing games, and having festivals. We saw mercenaries having water-cooler discussions and Matau crashing a vehicle for the umpteenth time. We saw characters just sitting by the campfire trading stories and laughing-all experiences that are part of a real life. We've seen this in other lines too, of course; LEGO Island is the first that comes to mind, with its diverse cast of characters and wide variety of activities, from racing to building to chasing down the Brickster yet again. Our Hero (Pepper Roni, for those of you who don't know/remember) was sent on a quest to retrieve what had been stolen, repair the island, and stop the Brickster with pizzeria goodies. His world felt real (in LI2, there was a skate park where he could go hand out, and people he could go dance with.) Rock Raiders also had this; the titular crew wasn't fighting the rock monsters; they were mining energy crystals to power their space ship, having various misadventures along the way (They also had their own book series; it was even educational!) Their perils felt real, escaping lava flows and angry monsters in increasingly dangerous attempts to survive. And don't forget the Adventures series; although it was an Indiana Jones parody, we still fell in love with Johnny Thunder and his crew as they traveled the world piecing puzzles together to find treasure. There were very few, if any, plot holes that broke the suspension of disbelief. (unlike with Rock Raider's sucessor, Power Miners; how did anyone not find ENORMOUS CAVERNS OF CRYSTALS underneath the surface of Planet Earth with that kind of technology before now? or Rock Monsters, for that matter? and why were the Rock Monsters JUST NOW becoming a problem?)
 
Sadly, it seems the days of intricate worlds and fantastic adventures have passed us by; the few Lego themes that aren't licensed anymore are either City, Friends, or a theme where good guys face off against bad guys, and we aren't even really sure why. (If you don't believe me, go look at LEGO's official products page and count the licensed themes.) The reason Video games and certain other toy lines *Cough*Transformers*Cough* are so popular now is because they don't just give us epic battles-they give us epic stories and quests to go along with them. We feel submerged in the world as we watch the story unfold. They tried this with the MMO, looking back at the concept art; a place where players could build, play, and interact with each other. Instead, the finished product became hours of glitches and grinding for $10 a month. (not something most 12-year olds can afford) Even most of the LEGO video games these days feature destruction as a primary action; let's start focusing on creating instead.
 
LEGO, give us a land where we can build, race, and throw pizzas at escaped criminals. Give us a planet where we can flee giant monsters and mine energy crystals in a desperate attempt to return home. Give us an island where we can search for powerful masks and fight evil in the name of all that is light and good. Give us world that is more than fighting the 'bad guys'; give us an epic quest to follow, adventures to lead, and a home for our heroes to return to at the end of the day (even if it's just our old toybox.)






NaNoWriMo word count!

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Quotyness! (Everyone Should Have One)

you need a life.

Can I Buy one of those at Wal-Mart?





Quit acting like a teenager!

I am a teenager.



Carter: alright, Where's..

(Zoe walks into room)
Zoe: where's what?
Carter: Your hair...
Zoe: where's my hair?



Adam Savage: I Reject your reality and subsitute my own!




If you make things unorganized enough, no one will realize you're unorganized.






The laws of physics are in peril, My daughter's moving out, and the world is about to end.

I say, Have a Muffin.



Who needs Disneyland? We've got SPEED BUMPS!

All About an NPC!

Name: Jalina T.T. (Soon to change!)
Real name: Nope. Not telling. :P
Favorite food: Chinese, particularly sweet and sour chicken.
Theme song: Right Now? Overcomer by Mandisa.
Favorite subject: Choir, Theatre, then Science. (Funny how this hasn't changed in six years)
Occupation: Theatre Technician
College Major: Theatre arts (With a concentration in Stage Management)
Where I live: In a house! (Which is awesome compared to living on campus.)
What's on my Mental Playlist: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 and the Jeykll & Hyde: The Musical soundtrack.
Typical role in a production: Chorus.

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