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  • About The Grim Reaper's Friend
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    USA - ID - Post Falls
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    Self employed writer/digital designer/computer student
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    Writing, Tae Kwon-Do, Jui-Jitsu, digital design (photoshop), video game design
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  • Join Date: September 19th, 2010
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February 14th, 2021
10:38 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned William099 in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
William099 TheAverageFan I'...
10:38 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned TheAverageFan in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
William099 TheAverageFan I'm back. ~T...
January 28th, 2021
03:41 AM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned Jak in post Why I Left the C3V
Jak But totally worth th...
January 27th, 2021
09:56 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned William099 in post FFC #64 - Actions versus words
William099 Lol, well it's a .gi...
December 15th, 2020
07:42 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned TheAverageFan in post FFC #62 - It Begins
TheAverageFan Wonderdraft. It's $3...
November 25th, 2020
12:19 AM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned William099 in post Preferences for next Fan Fiction (IV)
TheAverageFan William099 Sylvano the Wasabu...
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TheAverageFan William099 Sylva...
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...eFan William099 Sylvano the Wasabus BiggaBullfrog I'm...
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...lvano the Wasabus BiggaBullfrog I'm pinging my read...
November 4th, 2020
04:44 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned Sylvano the Wasabus in post FFC #59 - Still Learning
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09:47 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned Xotli in post Re: Official Site Question Dump
... ;)), but hopefully Xotli or Dysole might know...
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...t this message from itsbuzzi . I haven't the fain...
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09:08 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned TheAverageFan in post FFC #56 - The Final Entry
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10:08 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned TheAverageFan in post FFC #49 - BOOM - We're back in business
TheAverageFan I frequently have pl...
December 6th, 2019
03:11 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned TheAverageFan in post FFC #41 - An update which might or might not be irrelevant
TheAverageFan After much deliberat...
November 4th, 2019
02:32 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned TheAverageFan in post FFC #38 - Another One Bites the Dust
@TheAverageFan I've told myself th...
October 23rd, 2019
02:12 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned TheAverageFan in post FFC #37 - Mid-Career Crisis???
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October 18th, 2019
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04:07 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned TheAverageFan in post FFC #36 - The Cover for End Come
TheAverageFan It used to be I'd ju...
October 7th, 2019
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... BiggaBullfrog, and The Grim Reaper's Friend!
December 26th, 2018
02:30 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned El T in post HS Codex Editor's Report
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September 1st, 2018
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April 21st, 2018
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March 10th, 2018
02:51 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend mentioned TheAverageFan in post FFC #10 - Will I repost Dilmir?
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January 29th, 2018
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March 6th, 2021
01:10 AM - The Grim Reaper's Friend quoted TheAverageFan in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
So this was an improvement, but yo...
March 5th, 2021
03:43 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend quoted TheAverageFan in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
Thanks for the feedback! As usua...
03:43 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend quoted taf in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
...u for sharing. ~TAF, 7/10 So this was a...
February 24th, 2021
06:21 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend quoted TheAverageFan in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
Usually what makes the POV shift m...
01:46 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend quoted TheAverageFan in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
Finally caught up. Still a very fa...
February 18th, 2021
01:32 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend quoted TheAverageFan in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
The fast pace is actually somethin...
12:18 AM - TheAverageFan quoted The Grim Reaper's Friend in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
The fast pace is actually something I'm tryin...
February 15th, 2021
11:57 PM - The Grim Reaper's Friend quoted TheAverageFan in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
Okay I am caught up. Good so far; ...
02:21 AM - The Grim Reaper's Friend quoted TheAverageFan in post Re: Valkyrie - A HeroScape Fan Fiction
Ooh, unexpected fanfiction. I will...
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Posted February 25th, 2021 at 09:11 PM Comments 2
Posted in FFC
TGRF's Fan Fiction Chronicles - Entry #68

While I've been saying for a few years that I'm nearly ready to write novels, and that I'm working on the last few things I need to fix in my fan fiction, the reality is that I keep writing fan fiction, and my novels remain in the unformed halls of my imagination.

This might lead the inquisitive among you to wonder if, in fact, I will ever stop writing fan fiction, and if I will ever write novels.

The answers to those two questions are 'I don't know,' and, 'yes, I plan to.' While writing fan fiction and novels at the same time is - regrettably - unlikely, I'm not specifically planning on stopping one just because I start the other. But that's far in the future. What I really wanted to mention in this FFC is WHY I am continuing to write fan fiction instead of novels.

I've said before that there are 'things' I want to improve/fix in my writing style before I write novels, and that fan...

Posted February 15th, 2021 at 03:12 PM Comments 1
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TGRF's Fan Fiction Chronicles - Entry #67

When I posted my most recent fan fiction, Valkyrie, I said there was a lot of stuff which had happened with my writing which I was eager to share. Now, I know most of it probably isn't that interesting, and honestly a lot of it is just untested theories. But there is one bit I've come to realize recently, which I intend to experiment with in whatever I write next, and which I hope will help my writing a lot. I'd like to share it.

It concerns the TV show Poldark. Now if you haven't seen the show, I won't spoil anything. But I will say that you need to see it. It is just an awesome show. Free on Amazon Prime.

Poldark is one of those British drama shows, in the same vein as Pride & Prejudice (albeit with substantially more action, and vastly more relatable plots). Every part of it is written well, and the plots are amazing. But it shines in two areas above all else: viewer investment, and character...

Posted February 15th, 2021 at 02:27 PM Comments 0
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TGRF's Fan Fiction Chronicles - Entry #66

As of last night, the posting of my latest fan fiction, Valkyrie, has commenced. The thread can be found here.

In my last FFC, I said I almost certainly would not be writing this story. See, this is why you can trust nothing I say.

I realized that the story had some issues, and following a slump in interest, decided that I should move on. So I did. For a few weeks.

But randomly, I looked back at the story, and the issues, and started toying with ways to fix them. I came up with what I would need to do, and saw that the fixes weren't massive rewrites or huge edits. Interest came back, and I decided that as long as I had the interest, I might as well fix the fiction and see how far I got.

And here we are.

Now, as with any other story of mine, there are some big issues, and as always, I intend to fix those in whatever I write next. But there were also some...

Posted January 5th, 2021 at 03:09 PM Comments 0
Posted in FFC
TGRF's Fan Fiction Chronicles - Entry #65

In my last FFC, I explained how I needed to change my thinking from always focusing on 'the next fan fiction'. I realized that I needed to switch my focus to where my interest lay - and my interest isn't always on writing.

So I've done that. I've told myself that if I get an idea for a story, and the idea sticks around, I'll look into writing it. But if I don't, then I won't try to force things. As a result, I've been paying attention to where my interest currently is: developing games (don't expect anything to come of this; it's merely a creative outlet so far).

Now, while my interest is not on writing, my thoughts do turn there every now and then. And recently, I've been taking a look at my writing as a whole, and what I need to work on.

In my last FFC, I said I was going to finish up Valkyrie and post it. Now, I'd say there's a 90% chance that will NOT happen.

Valkyrie...

Posted December 24th, 2020 at 03:03 PM Comments 7
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TGRF's Fan Fiction Chronicles - Entry #64

This is another of those entries I don't really want to write. I'm having serious second thoughts even now. But I think it needs to be said.

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I've found that I can say I believe one thing, and then act as though I believe the opposite. I doubt I'm alone in this - just look at politics.

Jokes aside, for the past ten years I've believed that writing was 'my thing'. Eventually, I would write a bestseller and be 'made'. For five years, that belief has been true. Writing is what I was meant to be doing.

But around the end of those five years, something changed. I finished writing The River that was Red, a story I still consider to be my best work. Upon completion, I cast about within my mind for the next story.

You see, up until that point, there had always been a 'next story'. I didn't even have to come up with them. The concepts were just sitting...
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