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Rabbit Republic Hipster Slut 13/11/04(Mon)18:28 No. 17040 [Reply]
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“wow this is so cool! how do you not get lost down here?” “Very carefully” ‘how do the Authorities not know about this? there’s no cameras or recorders or anything that I can see. are they hidden?
“no this place is safe. You could do anything down here. he grabbed her around the waist. “anythings huh.” she said nervously. “you said you wanted to live free right?” “yeah. But, what if-”no what if so long as no one talks about it up above people can come down here for an hour, a day, or maybe a lifetime and never be captured searched or interrogated. she almost asked another question but his tongue blocked her words. She could feel his fear and urgency. it only reminded her of the butterflies in her stomach which always made her lose concentration.

Afterward they lay on the damp earth staring into the dark. “Can I trust you Moni?” “I don’t know can you” “I’m serious.” “so am I. I want you to trust me but I've never seen you trust anyone for the last 6 years I've seen you and uh… noticed you, you never talk to anyone.”

“ How big are these tunnels anyways?” “big” “Do people live down here?” it was silent. in the dark she wondered if he had disappeared “Yes people live down here” “do you know any of them?” “yes.” hope and fear filled her. Could I meet them?” “maybe”
“have you ever met someone with an umm a kind of talent that people aren’t suppose to have?”
He chuckled. “yeah, a few”
“ would you believe me if I told you that sometimes I can see what other people see. It’s hard to control who but I felt something when I saw you.” “ You felt me feeling you” “you mean people know” Some do, but don't worry most people are oblivious.” She got a chill. he sat up and pulled her into his lap “do you want to meet someone who can teach you how to do so much more?” “yeah!” Ok meet me at the same spot tomorrow”

They lit another glow stick and started heading out of the decaying tunnels. They were near the surface when they heard men shouting and someone screaming. he didn’t say a word only shoved the stick deep in his jacket pocket, grabbed Moni firmly by the hand and ran. They passed the spot where they had made love she wondered if everyone could feel the past in a place like she could.

After she was certain they would be running forever she heard a voice not with her ears WHO GOES THERE? help they're coming! she thought but a rope ladder hit her in the face before she could finish her thought.

The dim light burned her eyes. “they found the tunnels“ everything happened at once. “Monica, I’m going to use your energy to send out a warning” The plump, wizened lady took her wrist right before Moni feinted.
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maninahat 13/11/14(Thu)21:46 No. 17046

* Fix the formatting and paragraphing so that I can tell who is saying what.
* How does a dim light burn someone's eyes. Surely it would seem bright, if it were to do that?
* "captured, searched or interrogated" doesn't sound very natural, and doesn't make much sense. They both know what happens when you get caught, so they wouldn't mention it. This line only exists for expository purposes, and it does it very clumsily.
* Butterflies in stomachs are a cliche. Think of a more interesting way to describe how someone is nervous.
* Would a couple really want to lie in the "damp earth" in a dark "decaying" tunnel? Sounds pretty mood killing.
* '"Help they are coming!" she thought but a rope ladder hit her face before she could finish the thought.' Jesus. That makes no damn sense.




Ryū Murakami Hello 14/02/11(Tue)18:42 No. 17111 [Reply]
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Can anyone suggest some books like: Piercing, Almost Transparent Blue and In The Miso Soup ... They're all by Ryū Murakami so I'm looking for books and authors similar to him.


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Hipster Slut 14/05/05(Mon)22:35 No. 17153

Have you read 1Q84?

I have to ask... Do you know a man who goes by the name Endo?


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Hipster Slut 14/05/09(Fri)15:54 No. 17164

>>17111
but In the Miso Soup was so shit... the prose is stunted, awkward and probably badly translated...




Word lover 13/10/12(Sat)22:40 No. 16999 [Reply]
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I can't think of a better place to do this than on an image board, where pictures can accompany a post.
Feel free to read if you want to share knowledge, but I'll be posting regardless. Feel free to correct any misinterpretations as well.

lierne (lee-urn)
noun
A tertiary rib of a vault used for decoration rather than support/outlining.

Primary rib: main rib
Secondary rib: "tierceron"
Tertiary rib: "lierne"

Main ribs are those which define the shape of the roof, which can be found horizontally and vertically. Tiercerons connect main ribs, which are diagonal. Liernes are the lines which may connect the tiercerons and main ribs. They are the smallest of three.

From out standpoint, it appears the main ribs aren't horizontal. Just change your point of view as though you are directly under the main rib.


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Word+lover 13/12/01(Sun)05:46 No. 17071
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drosera (draw-sir-ah)
noun
a small carnivorous plant that uses its sticky hair-like tips to catch prey.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ7Fws1HaL0


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Hipster Slut 13/12/08(Sun)00:01 No. 17073

I am actually learning something here. What an unusual experience.


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Hipster Slut 14/03/30(Sun)06:37 No. 17126
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stolon (pronounced stolen)
noun
a twine-like horizontal stem branching off from the roots of a parent plant which serves as a reproduction mechanism at the nodules along the stem where daughter plants grow. It can be an invasive plant when the chain becomes large.




Hipster Slut 14/04/18(Fri)18:27 No. 17145 [Reply]
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Chapter 1
The boy walked out into the middle of the grass oval. He looked straight into the sun letting the rays radiate his face.

He reached the exact centre of the oval and stopped.

He then did something that was extremely strange.

The other school children who were eating their lunch at the edge of the oval were now watching the boy with intense scrutiny.

The boy got down on to his hands and knees.

"What is he doing?" The children whispered to each other.

The boy started to wiggle his fingers into the earth. Deeper and deeper he plunged his fingers. He then kicked off his sandles and started to do the same with his toes.

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Hipster Slut 14/04/28(Mon)08:30 No. 17147

> something really big and the world would never be the same
this line just sounds really cheezy to me.

I would like to read more though


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Tom ta 14/05/05(Mon)12:10 No. 17152

hand in hand they disappeared into the dark foreboding forest.

Every step into the forest felt like the world was quivering at their approach.

Chapter 2
Giant trees now surrounded them in all directions, and a thick canopy cast a deep shadow over the forest foor. Beneath the children's feet was a soft carpet of moist leaves and other decaying plant debris.

The children climbed over a large fallen dead tree log. The girl tried her best not to destroy the cute mushrooms and other fungi that decorated it.

It seemed as if they had been walking for an eternity and they were now so far into the mountains that the girl was getting scared. She suddenly remembered that these woods were extremely dangerous. The local Town's folk would often tell horrible stories of bears and wolves coming out of the forest to eat small children.

However even with the threat of bears and wolves the girl could not stop smiling. She looked at the boy with a side ways glance, wondering what he really was. The girl jumped in surprise as the boy disappeared in a blink. His image flicking ahead at an unbelievable speed.

She looked around at the woods, the forest suddenly seemed very dark and scary. She held her arms and followed the boy.

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Hipster Slut 14/02/06(Thu)02:55 No. 17105 [Reply]
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Now, I officially read every single word Mr. Charles Dickens has ever wrote.


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Hipster Slut 14/03/12(Wed)20:35 No. 17117

lub u


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Hipster Slut 14/03/17(Mon)22:01 No. 17118

>officially
Care to provide a reference from an appropriate and valid source.


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Charles describens Hipster Slut 14/03/24(Mon)17:17 No. 17123
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i hope you didnt... PAY BY THE WORD!




Great spot to download books - Mobilism Sharklops 13/10/26(Sat)18:29 No. 17029 [Reply]
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I imagine most people know about it but if not, the Mobilism forums are a great place for downloading ebooks.. you can make requests as well and often will end up finding stuff there that you can't wrangle up anywhere else:

http://forum.mobilism.org/viewforum.php?f=120




Blood Song by Anthony Ryan Sharklops 13/10/26(Sat)18:45 No. 17033 [Reply]
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I read a lot of fantasy novels and somehow this one wasn't anywhere on my radar. A friend suggested it and it turned out to be really great...right up there with some of my alltime favorites:

http://forum.mobilism.org/viewtopic.php?f=1293&t=636978


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Hipster Slut 13/12/22(Sun)17:15 No. 17083

hello anthony. yes it is worth buying, isn't it?


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Hipster Slut 14/02/27(Thu)11:50 No. 17114

>>17083
mimimimimii. thats all i have to say to your moralfagin'




Hipster Slut 13/03/24(Sun)16:14 No. 16763 [Reply]
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Hi there 7chan. We are a couple of guys that just has started a lit-mag, the writer base stems from the /lit/'s of the net.

I'd thought i'd let you know so you can submit you works if you want to.


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Hipster Slut 14/01/14(Tue)03:27 No. 17096

>>17087
I'll pass on editing but I would appreciate an RSS feed exclusively for the magazine/reveal, this thread is the only reason I'm even aware of new issues. I don't use facebook/twitter and I don't want a feed with every single article you release cluttering up my current feeds.


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Hipster Slut 14/01/28(Tue)01:52 No. 17100
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>>17096

http://www.themetric.co.uk/category/issues/feed/

Here is the feed you are looking for.

Metric 08 is out.


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Hipster Slut 14/01/31(Fri)05:31 No. 17102

>>17100
Sweet.




Unplanned Writing Hipster Slut 13/12/22(Sun)08:23 No. 17079 [Reply]
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I'm writing a novel about a snobbish has-been author.
I normally plan out my stories and write the events, but I'm trying out a different style this time.
Sort of a "Just write it" style. I don't know where the story is headed, but I feel liberated and unsure.
I'm hoping my story doesn't run out of steam.
I plan to revise and probably rewrite once I've spilled my thoughts on the word document. (I read Stephen King uses this method, his books tend to be long, with a ton of characters.)

Has anyone else tried this type of writing style? If so, what is your experience on keeping the story fresh. I find myself expanding on scenes, when I normally keep them as short as possible.


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Hipster Slut 13/12/22(Sun)08:41 No. 17080

there's a variety of ways to make a plan come together

I know of 3

you can spill your thoughts out, you can outline a general plot and make the individual sections fit the theme, or you could have a general starting concept and then gradually evolve it as things go along, keeping in mind the importance of the rough structure


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Hipster Slut 13/12/22(Sun)08:45 No. 17081

>>17080
I guess I'm trying to spill my thoughts and write it sort of like "On The Road".




Hipster Slut 13/12/11(Wed)02:21 No. 17074 [Reply]
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To these few words, it seems to me,
A wealth of sound instruction clings;
O Learn to Take things easily –
Espeshly Other People’s Things;
And Time will make your fingers deft
At what is know as Petty Theft.

Your precious moments do not waste;
Take Ev’rything that isn’t tied!
Who knows but you may have a Taste,
A Gift perhaps, for Homicide, –
(A Mania which, encouraged, thrives
On Taking Other People’s Lives).

“Fools and their Money soon must be part!”
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