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Ramona Wylde

2 years ago

This is meant ot keep me motivated on my Ramona Wilde remake LOL! It probably won't work XD but at least I can syay I tried!

 

Right now I only have like 2 pages XD but im writing more. i'll maybe have an update thread or something? idk.

Ramona Wylde

2 years ago

(please do not respond to this post. use the above post instead)

my first page!

"Ramona, I just want to say... I'm sorry. I'll be going away on a trip, but I'll always, always love you! You'll remember that, won't you? Won't you?!"

"WAKE UP!"

You're woken from your dream by your mom. "Mommm, what are you doing? I'm TRYING to sleep!"

"It's time for school! Get dressed, honey-bun."

"Ugh," you say, tossing out of bed. "Fine."

You walk over to the closet, eyeing yourself on the mirror as you pass. You're a cute, thin seventeen-year old girl, with many thin scars covering your arm. They're all from cutting, or self-harm as some would call it. Your hair is black, but you've dyed it with several purple streaks, to compliment your purple contact lenses that mask your heterochromia (without them you have one green eye, and one brown). Other than that you have a strange moon-shaped crescent scar right under your right eye, which no one, not even your mom, can tell you how you got. One day it just seemed... to appear.

You walk to the closet and throw out a purple top and jeans. Ugh, mom clothes. Maybe a popular girl like... Tracey could pull it off, but never you. You toss them aside and put on a purple and black hoodie, because thankfully your mom still knows your favorite color is purple, then go to the restroom to bandage your arms, just to make sure no one notices your scars.

Walking down the stairs, you grab a glass of orange juice and scarf down two pieces of toast.

"Aren't you going to eat your sausage and eggs?"

"No, Mom. I'm vegan."

"Oh, okay. That's one of those fad diets, right? Like pil...pilah...pliadies? Something like that. Anyway, don't go too overboard with those diets. You know, eating disorders are really..."

You totally zone out your mom, and instead grab your backpack to head off. You could walk, or take the bus to school.

ill take the bus please

If you walk, your pits will reek. And you don't want to stink at school. You stop by the bus stop and wait.

Soon, a bright yellow school bus drives by and stops. The door opens and the driver, an obese, 40-something man with a cigarette in his mouth, eyes you up and down.

"Get in," he says, eyes back on the road. You comply and step onto the bus. Thankfully Tracey drives to school, otherwise you'd have hell to pay.

You walk to the back of the bus and take a seat in the corner, avoiding eye contact with any of the other passengers. You don't want to start another fight this week.

(this is just what I've got so far. LOL i almost think i should hope maybe to keep the 'pickle' titled link later on just as a fun reference!)

Ramona Wylde

2 years ago

What's the point of this story?

Ramona Wylde

2 years ago

It is well to aim at improving your work. Be sure to give your protag comprehensible goals. What are we after? It can be something mundane, I think plenty of great stories have those kinds of relatable goals. Have a plan in mind before you write yourself into the middle of nowhere. Good luck! And enjoy what you are doing.

Ramona Wylde

2 years ago
Agreed, it looks in a lot of ways like it's aiming to be just a cleaned up version of the first one. Something about the author's life has to have changed since then to let them bring some new ideas to the table, or changed ideas about what makes an interesting character. (heterochromia and Harry Potter marks I'm afraid don't automatically fall into that category no matter what legions of 14 year old roleplayers would have you believe...)

Ramona Wylde

2 years ago

Should have made her a fat 17 year old chick instead.

Well when was the last time you saw a fat girl as "the chosen one?"

I say instead of cutting herself, she just eats 6 packets of twinkies instead and her real father turns out to be a demon of sloth and gluttony and he wants her to use her powers to increase obesity in the world. Will she resist temptation?

I mean shit, if we're going to go this diversity route might as well get some fatties flocking to the site to feel better about themselves with a character they identify with. Mizal will get some more people to laugh at, Sentinel will find a girlfriend, and I can raise my SJW level to a whopping -976 for suggesting it in the first place.

Ramona Wylde

2 years ago
I mean a fat loser would still be more likeable than an emo self-harming vegan who lives in a comfortable two story house and is completely ungrateful and dismissive of her super nice mom who buys her clothes and cooks her breakfast. While going out of her way to be the weird chick alone in the corner who probably constantly feels sorry for herself for no reason.

Not a very easy character to empathize with from the start but I'll wait to see where it goes.

Ramona Wylde

2 years ago
Ramona should curbstomp her bitch ass mom for making her eat sasusage and eggs. xD really looking forward to dis, keep up gud work xD