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Do you like the story idea?
Poll ended at Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:32 pm
Yes, its good 25%  25%  [ 1 ]
Its okay but it needs some work 75%  75%  [ 3 ]
Bad, just abandon the idea 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Total votes : 4
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 Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Tue May 29, 2012 12:32 pm
Posts: 1
Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:32 pm
Hi, everyone. I'm new to this and this is my first ever post. I can already tell that the stacks is great. Well, I was thinking and I had an idea for a short novel. The inspiration for it was a scary story I heard once. The plot would go like this: Unnamed main character lives a regular life. He goes to sleep one day and wakes up in a government prison. Turns out the government has suppressed the population by hacking into the minds of the people and changing what they see. Main character is only out of the simulation because of a glitch. The government sends him back into the program where he attempts to fight what he is seeing. I haven't figured out the ending or any other characters. So tell me what you think about the idea and if enough people like it I will post a chapter of it up soon.



 Re: Idea for a short novel
frequent_vsitor

Joined: Fri Dec 25, 2009 9:19 pm
Posts: 452
Sun Jun 24, 2012 7:41 pm
It sounds good, but not quite developed enough. If you keep working on it I'm sure it will be great!



 Re: Idea for a short novel
regular_contributor

Joined: Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:24 pm
Posts: 1822
Thu Jul 05, 2012 5:42 am
Hello codewave and welcome to Write It. Your idea sounds like it has a lot of potential and I'm sure it can develop into something great. I'd love to read it if you post it. :) - Allie



 Re: Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Sat Jul 21, 2012 1:55 pm
Posts: 435
Sat Aug 11, 2012 12:14 pm
Not a short novel,its called Novella.Its okay,but unsetelled.Its needs loads of editing and a little bit of slowing.But i bet people will read it.for a time pass(no offense) and Pie is right.it still needs a lot of developing!



 Re: Idea for a short novel

Joined: Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:48 pm
Posts: 5
Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:50 pm
WOW that sounds great but i think it needs a bit more to it !! p.s. what have they changed ????



 Re: Idea for a short novel
contributor

Joined: Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:27 pm
Posts: 829
Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:47 pm
Hello! I'm supper happy you're inspired to write, but your story sounds very similar to a movie called The Matrix. Your story may be totally different (I don't know). Make sure to read a synopsis of the movie before writing to make sure you avoid some of the major plot points. Other than this, I like the idea. Good luck!



 Re: Idea for a short novel
contributor

Joined: Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:58 pm
Posts: 1387
Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:39 am
It sounds really good, but I ould make it a large novel, not a novella, since the idea sounds promising. :) ~Jared



 Re: Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:51 pm
Posts: 33
Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:59 am
That sounds like it could be really interesting, but similar things have been done before- dystopian governments and mind hacking and stuff like that. Be sure to make your story stand out. It could be great, though. magic*esi ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; SEMICOLONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



 Re: Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:00 am
Posts: 23
Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:51 am
Dear codewave8 I really like this little bit. I would love to hear more about it so post it up so more and more people can read it. I looooooooooved it! P.s I'm chattybird49 send me a shout-out and friend me!



 Re: Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Sun Jul 21, 2013 4:15 pm
Posts: 4
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:26 am
well i suggest more of a plot in your novel like tintin.



 Re: Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:11 am
Posts: 7
Mon Oct 14, 2013 12:08 am
Your idea is great, and with some organized, interesting writing behind it all, I'm sure it'll become a bestseller. How did you even come up with this? Sounds like one cool novel. Have you thought of a name? Will this be a series?



 Re: Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:32 pm
Posts: 1
Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:28 pm
really cool idea!



 Re: Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Sun Dec 15, 2013 6:52 pm
Posts: 1
Sun Dec 15, 2013 6:45 pm
Sounds cool. Just be sure to edit



 Re: Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:45 am
Posts: 6
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:38 pm
I really like your idea!! I think that could be a best selling book if you got started on it soon!



 Re: Idea for a short novel
new

Joined: Sun May 18, 2014 8:51 pm
Posts: 2
Sun May 18, 2014 9:14 pm
good idea, i will have to try that...



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