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My first crush was a redheaded girl, like Charlie Brown. We were in the 4th grade when she and her family left the state, her father being transferred from upstate NY to SC by GE.

Near the end of college Freshman year, she returned to the area. We reconnected for a bit.


This afternoon, I saw four redheads, each one looked like her at different ages. I see it as a sign I should write her in some stories. :blush:
 

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You totally should. Take your inspiration when and where you can!

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I have decided that i will continue my trilogy, the first "book" being cravats and coattails.....

You heard me. Tril-o-gee...



Then onto something more sassy and fun and shorter lol!!
 

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I'm still waiting for the author narrated audiobook. If you don't want to narrate all of it we can suggest sections to hear you read. My request is for a particular passage involving the metric system...
 

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LOL! then none of you would ever be able to take me seriously ever again(assuming you do somewhat at present)

...and there was a reason for that comment in the story :eek: :p ;)

But yes...some things are better measured in metric. ;)
 

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Started notes and outline creation for the redhead stories :)
 

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I am not sure if this is a question so much as an expression of an emotion, but let's try this...

I have, in all of my stories, tried to capture a few overarching themes/concepts/etc. Mostly because the majority of stories have certain demeaning or dehumanizing aspects which, although they may 'press buttons', lack a certain something in my own eyes.

I think I do a passable job of illustrating my BBW/BHM characters as more than just a "vehicle for fat delivery" (can't remember who said that, but it is true!), and my F/FAs as more than just a walking fetishist. I also try to have more than just a plot of weight gain.

Now.

I don't want to fall into a rut (necessarily) where the only works I produce are long, socially and morally responsible, personal development type stories. I would like to perhaps stretch my wings a little and try something new (to me).

I am just curious where the people who read my stories would be interested in seeing a work go that may meander down a path less travelled in my works. I will not promise to fulfill it, but I am just putting some feelers out.
 

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I know there are many who will think less of me for saying this, but I detest all forms of poetry and rhyming verse (which is weird, since I loved Disney stuff)
But for you? Anything :p

There once was a man from upstate New York
Who enjoyed eating his food off a fork
He stumbled onto Dimensions
With all kind of pretentions
Demanding poems of epic proportions
Causing Xyantha many facial contortions
I hate poems.
Bury them in the loams.
WHATEVER
 

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I know there are many who will think less of me for saying this, but I detest all forms of poetry and rhyming verse (which is weird, since I loved Disney stuff)
But for you? Anything :p

There once was a man from upstate New York
Who enjoyed eating his food off a fork
He stumbled onto Dimensions
With all kind of pretentions
Demanding poems of epic proportions
Causing Xyantha many facial contortions
I hate poems.
Bury them in the loams.
WHATEVER
Fantastic!!! Although I am slightly dissapointed the first line made me think it might be a limerick.
 

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Google is awesome for re-explaining to me what a limerick is. Goes to show how completely my brain rejected that concept from the fifth grade.
 

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Within your stories, your characters almost always have control. When they have lost control it seems generally to be in the past or off-screen, while on-screen it is more about taming those wild passions to fit them into an ordered and controlled life (I may be exaggerating to make a point). I get the impression that you highly value self-control and general inner strength, so it is probably natural that characters you like will tend to have those traits, and as you said it is the responsible thing.

What I’d love to see from you sometime is loss of control. From you, I think it would have to be someone more-or-less choosing to let go, in some specific circumstance, rather than someone being unable to control themselves in a more general way. The lack of control doesn’t necessarily mean gaining a lot of weight, it could be around some other desire. (Hmmm, did I just sign up for reading a story about someone giving up their career in the city to move out somewhere rural to raise and train dogs?)

I think it would be interesting to see how that goes :)

ETA: .... and in epic poem form, since you so clearly relish that challenge!
 

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Hmmm excellent points, Tad! And I think I write from that perspective somewhat in order to even more firmly delineate from the lack of control stories that are more common. Excellent, that is exactly the sort of observations I want!

Edit: Also, Bwahahaaha @ dog training comment!!!!
 

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Within your stories, your characters almost always have control. When they have lost control it seems generally to be in the past or off-screen, while on-screen it is more about taming those wild passions to fit them into an ordered and controlled life (I may be exaggerating to make a point). I get the impression that you highly value self-control and general inner strength, so it is probably natural that characters you like will tend to have those traits, and as you said it is the responsible thing.

What I’d love to see from you sometime is loss of control. From you, I think it would have to be someone more-or-less choosing to let go, in some specific circumstance, rather than someone being unable to control themselves in a more general way. The lack of control doesn’t necessarily mean gaining a lot of weight, it could be around some other desire.
I feel like this was one of the central issues in "Lap of Luxury", actually. The heroine really struggled with allowing herself to relinquish some of her individual control, in exchange for the security and improved circumstances of shared accountability. I loved that aspect of the story, as someone who is still working on loosing my grip in some areas of my own life.

In many of your stories-- and I think this is probably intentional on your part-- the action of the story seems to end just at where the more traditional weight gain fiction would start. So the characters meet, work through various issues (weight related and otherwise), and generally the story ends with them being mutually happy and aware of each others' preferences. Then you often have an epilogue/final chapter wherein we get to see the characters a bit later, and usually much fatter. You usually don't seem to want to linger in the traditional territory of 'person gains weight erotically in happy relationship', which I totally understand given the abundance of this kind of story and the usual lack of plot-iness. But I, for one, would love to see you continue a bit more down this path in a story! Your writing is fantastic and your characters so real that I think you, of all people, could really bring a fresh perspective.
 

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I've tried to respond like three times and failed. I have read this, lol, and I will respond more fully... computers just hate me lately! :)
 

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Oh damnit look, never got back to it. I suck so bad.

To answer the questions of what c&c, r&r characters look like

Harry - imagine Raoul to be fatter with a harder eye and more lines

The sardonic brow, mobile lips, constant 6 o clock shadow...
 

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Imagine her face rounder and her chin not so long. To me, Clarice is a slightly unconventional beauty with wonderful cheeks that come out with her smile. She has saucy eyes and has a tendancy to tilt her face down and look up through her lashes as she smiles
 

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Cant quite find kitty. This is the closest I can see offhand. She has a genuinely kind face with soulful eyes that can look sad if left too much alone.

This picture, at least, is missing a touch of that naughty spark i imagine her to have.
 

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Yes, nice! I love the idea of finding pics that match the mind's eye for story characters, Very inspirational!

...off to look for Sean and Allie... and maybe Eleanor and Grant too...

I feel like google wont give me exactly what I want, and I'll end up with all kinds of, "this guy, but fatter"
 
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