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Hello, DA. I'm thinking of posting the story I've been meaning to work on for the past year and a half. I've got a little bit of it written... but not nearly enough, in my opinion. xD

You'll notice all of my BJDs photographed here have names and back stories. I began the idea for the story with my first BJD, Ophelia, and from there decided to collect the rest of the characters I came up with. It's so cool to see them come to life. :3 I find it much easier to write the characters I actually have in my possession!

Anyway, the story revolves around Ophelia, both in this world and in her world, Terra Vera. Here, she has lived with her mother for her entire life, and has rarely ever been outdoors. She was home-schooled and spent most of her time with her timid little brother, Toby, or in Terra Vera with her father. The story begins immediately after Ophelia's mother passes away, and her aunt's family comes to live with her.

One of my issues is the audience for the story. I think my target audience is probably going to be a younger crowd, because I feel the concepts could be embraced by kids 10 and up. But at the same time, I don't want that to limit me. I'm hoping that like Harry Potter and other books in that sort of genre, it can be written so that anyone can enjoy it.

But then, what genre do I use to classify it? Will older people read it if I classify it as "children/teens"? I can't really classify it as fantasy either, even though half of it takes place in a fantasy world... I guess I'd be safe putting it in "general fiction"? Hm. If anyone actually reads this... let me know what you think. xD

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Saffron
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I am a grade A slacker, an accomplished space cadet, a carbohydrate addict, and 100% Canadian.

Don't worry, I have a good side too.

I'm also a girlfriend of 5 years, a Registered Veterinary Technician, an aspiring author, and a volunteer.

It is likely that I will die happily surrounded by a hoard of BJDs and cats. B) But in the meantime, I'm reconsidering the whole university thing, hoping I'll find a great job as an RVT, considering moving to the other end of the continent, and wondering "when will my liiiiife begiiiiiiin". In the words of a wise duplicate, "Life is hard. Then you die." But I'll try my best to enjoy every minute of it.
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Doll-o3o-Face Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you Very much for the watch!! :heart: :flirty:
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Saffron-Lynn Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
Not a problem, I figured I was looking at Kit enough on Facebook to warrant watching you on DA, LOL! x'D
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Doll-o3o-Face Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
LOLOLOL Well I'm very glad you like him xD
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NikoLeeKun Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
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fransyung Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you for watching ^^
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Pikkochan Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
yay! I am happy you joined DA! and you have a Heliot!! *envy* xD
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Saffron-Lynn Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
LOL!! x'D I am very lucky to have him since the free choice was only open for 3 days last year, but I'm hoping they do another one for everyone who still wants an SG. x3 I'm also getting a Gluino head on a Monzo body soon. *___* So excited to get another one of my grail dolls. ;___;
And when did you get your Goldie? :0 Wait 'til I tell Spore, she's in love with that sculpt! xD
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Pikkochan Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I never know about these soom deals until its too late lol! I really want a vampire Gluino D: I got my Goldie in February :D
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Saffron-Lynn Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
Aw man, you can't seem to catch the events eh? ; n ; They seem to happen every few months... I predict another for January or February, if it's any good I'll let you know. >_>
Oh man, a vampire Gluino would fit in so well with your other dolls! ;_; I'm so sad you missed out on the event now. </3 Maybe he'll pop up on the marketplace for a decent price one of these days.
Oh wow, so you've had her for such a long time now! xD
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17thCenturyLlama Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012
SUBSCRIBE TO ME AND I'LL SUBSCRIBE TO YOU :3 its Alex.
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