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Why haven't you written your book/novel, /lit/? What possible excuse do you give yourself to not write?

For me, personally, is I don't know how to start my novel. I've done outlining and made notes on my novel but I don't know how to start it let alone write it. There are times where I cannot go more than a week of writing before I erase it and start all over again. Hoping that the next attempt is more successful than the last, yet always finding myself in the same position no matter what I do. At this point, I don't know if it's just my self-perceived or actual mediocrity as a writer, but it left me depressed.
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Lack of motivation.
Not for myself, I have plenty, but my characters lack any kind of goals and desires to speak of, so there's nothing moving the plot forward.
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>>12973083
Is there shame in writing a Young Adult Novel? More so, an Urban fantasy novel? I don't think their should be shame in writing those if you're using them as stepping stones in your writing career?
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>>12969035
Currently doing projects for school and writing smut for a contest.
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>>12971688
Instead of deleting, why don't you try revising?
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>>12973519
why smut

>protagonist travels the world recruiting experts and formal rivals in order to combat the greatest encroaching evil spreading throughout the land

What are some books with this feel?
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Heart of Darkness
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>>12974995
how do i delete this thread?
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>>12974995
Can't wait for the incoming arch where Zizek dies of diabetes and Peterson must take up his mantle and discover the secrets of Hegel
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knowing peterstein the evil is fascism right

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Post your short story ideas. It's not like they're going anywhere.
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>>12957353
A small band of drug runners comprising a nuclear family are attempting a run in the depths of Corrugon space. Unfortunately, they're discovered by an automated drone and their ship is shot down onto a barely-colonized Corrugon outpost planet. Reeling and trying to repair their ship, they're attacked by the local Corrugon forces and their daughter is kidnapped, prompting the father to set out on a rescue mission. From here we get to see three very hot storylines.

With the father gone, the son takes his opportunity to become the man of the house in more ways than one *wink wink*. The mother is in fact a consciousness spread out over three bodies. This allows her to achieve constant vigilance and when all three of her brains are working in conjunction the speed of her thoughts far outpace those of a normal human. However, her intelligence is based on exponential reinforcement of all three brains working in tandem, and isolating one brain from the other two causes a sharp drop in intelligence to sub-60 IQ levels. The son, through deliberate manipulation of the connections between the brains, begins a process of stepfordization, turning his mother from a hardy space adventurer into a submissive fuck-bunny eager to please (and keep the house-ship clean). Of course there will be scenes where the son has two bodies pleasuring him simultaneously, and comparisons of the pros and cons of each of one. It'll be very hot.

The second storyline involves the breaking of the daughter at the hands of the Corrugon forces. They are gelatinous beings with consciousness spread out across the entirety of their body. Thus they can separate pieces of themselves into their own, autonomous consciousnesses, albeit at a much simplified level. They use this ability to infiltrate her body, which they do via tentacle-fucking, of course. So as they're tentacle-fucking all of the daughter's holes including her nostrils, they are traversing her mucous membranes and bypassing the blood-brain barrier, allowing them direct access to her brain. Though the autonomous consciousness cannot survive long separated from the main Corrugon body, over a period of experimentation they are able to control the daughter's reward center such that their probings induce an intense sexual bliss in her. As the Corrugons tinker with her mind and interrogate her for information she is reduced to a drooling mess idly playing with herself and eagerly spreading her holes during each and every session of tentacle-probing. It'll be very hot.

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>>12974499
The third storyline details the journey of the father to rescue his daughter. He makes contact with a Corrugon who is sympathetic to the cause of the humans and in fact has a human fetish. So the friendly Corrugon agrees to help the father so long as he teaches them the ways of human sexuality. The father sets out to teach the friendly Corrugon how to imitate human physiology. Though initially quite simplistic and caricatured, through hands-on teaching sessions and encyclopedic entries on the nature of human anatomy taken from his pocket electronic encyclopedia (a basic device with universally useful information) the Corrugon creates passable and eventually nearly-convincing of humans, not just on the outside but interiorly as well. Of course there will be scenes of the father feeling the texture of every aspect of the friendly Corrugon's body and probing her holes (it will adopt the body of a woman) to ensure that they are convincing. They will devolve into intense sexual sessions, as the Corrugon's inherent composition allow it to deliver intense pleasure not available to humans, such as an extendable tongue wrapping around the father's member, and other deviations in anatomy, such as skullfucking the back of the Corrugon's head. It'll be very hot.

As they approach the enemy's stronghold, the Corrugon reveals that the best way to enter it would be to "camouflage" the father by allowing the Corrugon to meld with him completely, a never-before-attempted fusion of Corrugon and human only possible due to the Corrugon's extensive research into the shape of humans aided by the father. The father allows the Corrugon to enter him, the two becoming one body. The father-Corrugon manages to enter the stronghold and rescue their daughter, but find her in a nearly-broken mental state. They carry their unconscious daughter into the wilderness. As she awakens and sees both the loving face of her father and sensing his Corrugon nature, the confused, mind-broken daughter can only respond with arousal and a fumbling attempt to undo her father's pants. Half-unwillingly, the father makes sweet, restorative love to his daughter, embracing her gently, kissing her with a father's warmth, as he ejaculates into her, commencing the perfect union of father, daughter and Corrugon. It'll be very hot.

I don't really know how to wrap things up after that though.
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>>12974499
>>12974508
Cringe but redpilled
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>>12957467
More like Fifty Shades of Gay.
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A day in the life of a guy working at a funeral home
I wanted to make it a short story mixing some poems i have written about it.
But I don't know how to link everything together

Hey /lit/sters, why are minorities so much better at writing books than white people?

White people < Black people
White people < Native Americans
White people < Indians
White people < Chinese
White people < Arabic people
White people < Jewish people
White people < Southeast asians
White people < Hispanic people
White people < Japanese people

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1834894.Manny_Rayner

post your profile, friend me and each other, rate, hate, debate, etc.
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>>12959105
I don't friend people on goodreads because it isn't a social media site. I use it to keep track of and look up new books. I don't give a shit about having friends on it, except for my few in real life friends.
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>>12974155
>because it isn't a social media site.
it is your brain dead moran
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>>12974067
If you want a more extended answer: Mein Kampf is an often boring, often repetitious piece of poorly written agitprop which holds little value beyond its historical significance. The most interesting parts were his accounts of NatSoc ideology, but these can be found better explained in the papers of someone like Alfred Rosenberg, and his accounts of propaganda and oration which are actually quite insightful. However, this comprises a bare fraction of the book, with the rest being a plodding self-aggrandizement of himself and the party, and agitation against marxists to stir up his base. There is no reason that it should be 600+ pages.
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>>12974067
have sex
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>>12973509
t. serb

WORLDS EDITION
>What are you currently reading?
>What's your favorite secondary world
>Thoughts on the trend of modern authors giving world building precedence over plot in their books.

Monthly Reading for April: We by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Monthly Reading books: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/15ZwgDZVXB-nLqjbgcqgntZDyTddd0eqP

Fantasy:
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https://imgoat.com/uploads/6d767d2f8e/21327.jpg


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>>12974613
That's not in the plan, but his mother's spirit resides in the tree and she gives him a livingwood arm made from one of her roots,, so arguably for the rest of his life, whenever he uses that arm to jerk off...
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>>12974661
Boooring. At least make it so that a part of her spirit resides in the arm to provide sage advice like masturbation and fingering tips at appropriate moments.
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>>12974613
>>12974820
Can you just jerk off before you post? Filthy degenerate.
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>>12974868
Got him.
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A new home for the handicapped

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Picked all these up for only $7.00.
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>>12971929
That Greek tragedians book. I want it. Nice selections m8.
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>>12972054
Thanks, I've been meaning to do a deep dive into the Greek tragedies
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>>12971929
What condition are they in? I saw some at a thrift store for around that much but the pages weree pretty tanned.
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>>12973940
A bit dusty. Besides that, no tanning and in great condition.
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This guy blocks your path and says:
>"Stop measuring things"
How do you respond?
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*facetimes schuon*
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>>12972508
"Let's compare dick size (no homo)."
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>>12972508

I slap him hard across the face and drag him by his hair into an alley, bending him over a garbage bag. He squirms and starts cursing me out in French as I yank his trousers down past the curve of his unappealing pasty white ass. I order him to count how many fingers I have shoved inside him. Initially he resists but i start to kick him behind the knee, aiming for his joints

>un...
>deux
>t-trois
he coughs out. I spit on my fingers to lubricate them and reward him for his obedience. We copulate violently in the alleyway. Afterward, we smoke cigarettes and argue about our favorite poets.
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>>12972508
I dont need any units to express how bad you sucked in that star wars movie.
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"Why the long face pal?"

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Alfred North Whitehead thread

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So, having read neither Peterson, Zizek, nor Marx, I have finally decided that I will start paying attention to some of the most influential thinkers of our age, as well as to those of the past that still hold a great influence.

First, however, I need to make a list. There will be some classics, of course, but I think most of them are not needed. I have read Plato, and, except perhaps for some of the Republic, his ideas are rarelly debated anymore outside of academia. Aristotle's Ethics is a little more popular, but it's also not mentioned very either, unless people wish to start talking about virtues, and so on, which is rare.

Here are some of the books in my list:

>classics

Hume - An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Rousseau - Social Contract
Adam Smith - The Wealth of Nations
Burke - Reflections on the Revolution in France
Kant - Political writings
Hegel - Philosophy of History
Marx - Capital

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Here's what your list should be:

>classics
Deleueze

>recent
Nick Land
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>>12973961
>I have finally decided that I will start paying attention to some of the most influential thinkers of our age, as well as to those of the past that still hold a great influence.
>No Freud
>pic related
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>>12973961
your whole recent list is memes. Hume's Enquiry has nothing to do with politics, his Essays are what you're looking for. read Locke instead of Smith. Mises is very difficult, you might want to reconsider. nobody reads Popper anymore.

add pic related, it's the actual red pill and the last book you'll ever really need.
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>>12974582
Also fair no Spielrein or Freud means dumdum
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>>12974571
memelet

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The Capitalism and Schizophrenia books are memes his best books are Difference and Repitition, The Logic of Sense, and his books on cinema.
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>>12974250
Todd May
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>>12974126
His best book is the one he did on Nietzsche
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>>12974266
how does one do that?
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>>12974784
Build a circular room then mount books on the wall all in a row. Sit in a computer chair so you are at eye level with the books then spin in a circle while reading from each book.
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>>12974793
build a rhizomatic room*

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>qt recommends I read Martin Eden
>says it reminds her of me
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>>12974768
i would bang her right then and there. even though it's a mild insult, /lit/ girls are my fetish and so rare to find in the wild

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>writing will never be as good as video ga-
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>>12969921
>>>/v/
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>>12972749
There's 5 episodes left in the last season, so it'll end pretty soon. Then, I believe, there are some spin-off series already planned
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>>12970101
>A VIDYA GAME of Thrones
>:3
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>GRRRRR Marting
>Good

His works are not literature, but pressed turds.
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>>12969921
>George R.R. Martin will sit on his ass and play Yoshi's Island just like the previous 4 days
There, now no-one else has to click on this terrible article.

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>trying to tell Christians the world is ending
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>>12974755
>Thinking it was anyone but the Christians telling anyone about the end of the world
Look up Eternal Return fag
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>>12974765
w0t
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>>12974765
>Eternal Return fag
AIDs Patient Zero?

Okay the debate convinced me to read him. What's the most accessible starting point for a brainlet who in philosophy has only read Aristotle?
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>>12974322
the absolute state of this board.
Fucking smoothbrains, go back to read memerson that is all you will amount to, nigger cum drinkers.
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>>12974349
damn, that's a nice fucking stomach
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how come zizek has an "out there" opinion about everything, but when comes to the nazi "issue", he has a super politically correct opinion? is he controlled op? he always mentions his stance on the issue, always worded the same way, and just because, like he always HAS to mention it, weird.
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>>12974061
>I got into Zizek after a degree in philosophy and didn't know what he was talking about.

the absolute state of American education.
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>>12974251
you'll need to read berkeley before hume or reading hume is a waste of time


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