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    It's okay I get that way sometimes too! I'd love to read it for you! Just send me a PM.
    May 2nd, 2016 at 01:29pm
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    I NEED HELP. The story is writing itself, and I can't get out of where I wrote it. Michael and Grace attacked Harry and Niall, Niall spat out blood because Michael hit him. And now they're running, but Niall wants his pistol back from Michael but Michael won't give it back, and now I'm stuck because why would Juliet, Harry and Niall allow my characters in the car with them after attacking them? I need Michael to sleep (he's running on like 5 hours of sleep), but he can't because then Grace will be awake with three of them and Michael won't allow that.

    The way I have the end right now, I just can't see how they will get past what happened. XD Unless I rewrite it or something. I took an aggressive route.

    Here's the end of the chapter (not complete, but almost. I just need to get out of where I am):
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    Then finally, an Irish accent spoke, “I’ll check the left side, you go right. Be quick.”

    The voices came from Grace’s left; the Irishman was planning to go the same way. Grace’s heart started pumping in excitement; they have yet to confront other survivors. They’ve only snuck around them at night, and kept their distance. But these ones were the intruders, because she and Michael were there first. If the guns had to be shot, then so be it.

    “Aye, aye Captain,” a smooth deep voice mocked in return. Grace heard a small abrupt rustle of clothes, and imaged an unknown male salute. That or the Irishman moved quietly to grab the other in anger. She didn’t try to sneak a peek, and she didn’t move from her crouched position. Her eyes stayed on Michael’s; he was her anchor to the game.

    Apparently the Irishman didn’t show aggressiveness towards the other male, because the latter was moving closer. Grace knew for a fact that the first two aisles were useless, the first was blocked and the other had a few things lying but nothing important. That didn’t stop the bloke from going down the aisle, humming to himself as he picked and threw stuff around by the sounds of it.

    Grace shook her head at his carelessness. The man took his sweet time that the Irishman had already reached him. She watched as Michael started searching the ground and when he found something shiny, probably a coin, he crouched. The Irishman was reprimanding the careless man for taking so long that it gave Michael time to throw the coin over the aisle and into another. The sound alerted the male duo and they cautiously walked past Michael to get rid of whatever made the sound. And that was the chance they took to act.

    Michael yanked the baseball bat out of the blonde’s hand, threw it down and kicked the back of his knee, making him drop. At the same time, Grace wrapped her arm around the tall curly haired male’s neck, and pushed her knife into his back as a warning. She ignored when he whined out the words, “not again!” She manipulated him so he turned and saw Michael subdue the blond who had whipped out a handgun.

    The blonde spat out blood, and onto the floor.

    “You shouldn’t ‘ave done that.” An Irish accent growled.

    Michael mocked gasped and took a step back, his once free hand now holding onto the Irishman’s gun, waving it in the air as it winked at its owner. You don’t know how people would act in a world without authority. “Why? Is there camera’s? Am I gonna get arrested? Gray?” He questioned breathlessly tilting his head and grinned at Grace.

    Grace laughed, and couldn’t help but observe her companion; his eyes were bright and wild. His chest was heaving, but that was natural from the tussle he went through. His bandana now hanging around his neck, his grin was genuine. He had fun. They didn’t want any trouble other than the walking dead, but playing the antagonists in the game was entertaining.

    “Do humans count?” She asked, sending a playful smile to Michael, making him laugh. Of course she’d mention the scoreboard.

    Michael thought about it, shook his head and said, “They’re not dead.”

    The curly haired man fidgeted, but froze when she pushed the knife a little on instinct. They were gonna let them sweat a little longer, if it wasn’t for the words that came out of his mouth.

    “We have a 4 year old! He’s waiting for us in the car, he needs us!”

    The blond snapped his head to look at his partner, in confusion or fury, either way Grace didn’t care. She thought they were dumb. Who leaves a kid alone in a vehicle while they both risk their lives? If anything one of them should’ve stayed behind with the kid, but that didn’t matter.

    “The kid will be your downfall.” Michael stated. Grace nodded in agreement. Kids have tantrums, kids get scared. Kids are loud. Her mind flicked off and on, old people are slow and weak, and they also need to be taken care of. But it was Michael’s decision to leave his grandparents. Grace blew out a breath, tightening her grip around the male neck collecting herself.

    A disembodied voice made them all freeze. Online gaming, it would’ve tricked troll gamers into thinking it was a young boy, but it wasn’t. It was a female. “Guys, there’s a horde of biters coming! Hurry your arses!”

    Fuck. Michael and Grace looked at each other for a second; the dead group they were running from had caught up. It took a minute for them to let go of their captives, grab their hidden belongings, and run out of the store. They ignored the sharp gaze of the female standing with one foot out the car, and instead focused onto the group behind her.

    “I really hate this part,” Grace grumbled, stretching her legs before she and Michael ran down and away from the group. It was only when the car drove beside them that Grace realized that maybe they should’ve stolen the car from the girl. They’ve been running for nearly a year, running they were used to, but a car would be a God send.

    “I want my gun back.” The blond poked his head out the window.

    Michael continued to run, “Piss off.”

    Maybe we should have just kicked that girl out and taken the car. It might’ve had a map and we’d already be half way—damn it! When they turned a corner to go down another street, they came upon 4 corpses. Grace stopped running, and breathed heavily catching her breath before saying, “You good, Mikey?”

    “Hell yeah, Gray. I got four points to my name.”

    “Fuck off.” Grace was tired, and feeling a bit cranky because they didn’t think to hijack the vehicle. But screw it; she wanted to beat another level. When two of the biters came close, she threw her tomahawk and it pierced the skull. She gave a tired whoop, “One.”

    “Better hurry, the horde is coming.” It was the female.

    Grace rolled her eyes and looked at the company sitting the car. She thought that they’d give up and leave. The girl was in the driver’s seat, and glancing back in the mirror. They really wanted the gun, didn’t they? She didn’t blame them; fire power was hard to come by. Grace turned away from the car only to see that Michael got the other three corpses. She cursed.

    “Yes, three…” He took a deep breath, before turning to Grace. “Come on, Gray.”

    She hesitated. They couldn't keep running, it's been non-stop. She was able to sleep, but Michael wasn't. He had watched over her hours before.

    “Come on, give the gun back! They’re coming!”

    “Grace!” Michael grabbed her hand and pulled her, but she pulled back. Maybe they could jump into the car with them, call a truce.

    “Let’s go with them,” she said. Michael protested instantly, but she gave him a look. He was tired, and he knew it. They handled them well enough in the shop, they could do it again.
    MICHAEL AND NIALL ARE SUPPOSED TO BE FRIENDS, I DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED.
    Crazy
    Maybe I'll have Michael be like, "Okay, I'm sorry, you can punch me in the face." Niall does. "Are we cool now?"
    May 5th, 2016 at 03:17pm
  • Katie Mosing

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    I love it! I actually think it seems more realistic for their characters this way. Maybe that's why it was writing itself XD Okay, so here's a couple of ideas I had.

    Maybe they make a deal? Like Grace or Michael could say that they will trade the gun for a ride and the 3 agree, and somehow they make amends during the ride? Someone's gun jams and Michael fixes it? So then they sort of make amends through helping each other out? Something like that? And also the punch lmfao

    Or Grace and Michael are arguing about it and a zombie comes up behind them and almost kills Grace because Michael was too tired to hear it and one of the 3 kills the zombie before it can get Grace so Michael realizes he needs help so he can rest before he gets Grace killed?

    I can't really think of much else though unfortunately lmfao
    May 6th, 2016 at 02:56am
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    @ Katie Mosing
    OMG! The second one is good! It also helps because I don't want Michael to seem like the most bad ass character ever. *cough* Gary Stu *cough* lmfao

    Okay that is good! Maybe I'll even use both ideas, tehe
    May 6th, 2016 at 04:39am
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    Awesome! It was really the only realistic thing I could think of that made any sense XD Hopefully it won't get carried away from you this time lmfao
    May 6th, 2016 at 05:23pm
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    @ She Said Poptarts
    Ah, sorry it took me so long to reply. Finals week and all. I like the idea of one of the 3 killing a zombie trying to get Grace. And so maybe then Harry offers them a ride and Niall tries to say 'No, he can't do that' but before anyone listens Grace and Michael climb in, all while Niall is bemoaning the loss of his gun.

    I like what you've got written and I like Niall and Michael not being friends at first since both of them are over protective guys. I feel like they would bond later on after seeing how the other takes care of their "families".
    May 7th, 2016 at 07:33am
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    @ Katie Mosing
    Ugh. I'm hoping it won't. I hate it when that happens! Grr

    @ jason todd.
    Yeah, that sounds good! Thank you! XD I'll work on that today!
    I also want to have you have Grace say "so, she doesn't look like a little boy. How rude of you." And Juliet like getting mad at Harry lmfao

    p.s. Good luck on your exams!! Arms
    May 7th, 2016 at 06:26pm
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    Updated! It's a long one Crazy 3.5k word count.
    May 13th, 2016 at 07:52pm
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    I loved it! It was long but worth it! I'm on vacation right now but I'll get to writing my chapter as soon as I get back!
    May 15th, 2016 at 07:28pm
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    I'm glad! Con And I am too, so no worries! My parents wanted my sister and I go to back home to chill for the rest of the month XD
    May 15th, 2016 at 08:38pm
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    @ She Said Poptarts
    When I first read that I thought it said Chili and I was like woah I didn't know she was from Chili lmfao is there anything you can think of that I need to have in my chapter? I know I need to add another snippet about the photo soon. How many more chapters until our characters meet up?
    May 15th, 2016 at 09:18pm
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    @ Katie Mosing
    Do we want them to all meet up in the next couple of chapters?

    If so, then maybe have them be on their way to the lake house, maybe looking at a map and seeing that they aren't too far from it. And could maybe have Liam "try" to ask Louis about Grace, and it'll won't go as planned because Louis gets frustrated because Liam started to say what his thoughts were about, meaning that he doesn't think Grace is alive. Think And in Hannah's chapter, Grace could be asking for a map and trying to convince them to drive them to the lake house, and maybe they could have a run in with trouble and they'll help each other out and it turns out that they aren't such a bad team after all and that convinces them to go?

    Is Eden's group going to be staying at the lake house for a day or two? I'm just trying to figure out the timeline. Think

    And in my chapter Grace is gonna have a flashback of Louis telling her about a girl he met (aka Jenny) and Grace could be telling him about what has been going on with her life and then mention meeting a "team mate" in gaming, but doesn't really explain much except that they've exchanged pictures so they know what one another looks like, but it's a fuzzy image now. And it could be the same for Liam and that's why he feels connected in a way with Grace's picture, she looks familiar but not familiar enough, but maybe he knows that he knew her Before so he stays with Eden's group because of curiosity and also because he likes the way she looks.

    @ jason todd.
    May 15th, 2016 at 10:01pm
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    @ She Said Poptarts
    Yes, I could do that! Can you re-explain the part with Liam and Louis? I just wanna make sure I understood right so I don't write it wrong.

    I could have hem stay there as many chapters as we need. I know for sure they need to stay there at least a little bit because they run into your group just as they are leaving the lake house. So they'll get there, probably stay there to rest once they see it's clear, and Louis will probably want to wait a bit thinking she might show up.

    Yes, that sounds good! So he knows that he recognizes her but can't remember from where?
    May 16th, 2016 at 01:30am
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    @ She Said Poptarts

    That sounds great! I was thinking that maybe somehow the car would have trouble, like a flat or something and they group would have to find a new replacement and while looking for it they find a map and that's when Grace is like 'look guys, we're doing alright together maybe you could give us a ride to the lake house and we could let you kick it with us for a while.'

    @ Katie Mosing

    It's getting about the time I'd like to start showing th relationship growing between Julie and Harry but I'm stressing about how Grr. I don't want to just slam into it but I don't want it to be too subtle either.
    May 16th, 2016 at 11:15pm
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    @ jason todd.
    Oh yeah, I totally get what you mean! How do you plan on going about the relationship? We could probably help brainstorm some ways to incorporate it without it being over the top. And I think if you have a good mix of other things going on in the chapter it won't be as overwhelming.
    May 17th, 2016 at 03:54am
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    May 17th, 2016 at 05:43am
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    @ Katie Mosing
    I was thinking of showing how Harry like, fawns over Juliet a little and maybe like once she ruffles his hair and another character notices how red Harry gets. I was thinking it would really start when Harry asked Juliet how long she and Niall have been dating and when she says they aren't Harry is noticeably relieved and someone else (one of the boys, maybe?) calls him out on it
    May 17th, 2016 at 05:57am
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    @ Katie Mosing

    Yeah, lmfao sorry. Write Liam attempting to ask Louis about Grace (like he's trying to figure out where he knows her from) but it doesn't go as planned because Liam ends up saying what he's really thinking, that there is a possibility that Grace isn't alive anymore, and that makes Louis angry.

    @ jason todd.
    a flat tire sounds good! Michael will most likely take that as a sign that maybe they aren't meant to be in a group with the 3 and tries to leave with Grace behind him. lmfao I like that! "Could let you kick it with us for a while".

    I don't know if you read my previous post but could you make Grace cause tension between Harry and Juliet? Like have Grace make a remark about Juliet not looking like a boy. tehe I was gonna do that but the chapter was getting too long.
    May 17th, 2016 at 11:52pm
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    So like Grace say something really snarky and Juliet and Harry have that sort of married person argument where they go back and forth with the "Did you really say that?" "Well yeah, but I didn't mean it like that!" tehe. I love it!
    May 18th, 2016 at 12:16am
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    @ jason todd.
    That's adorable! I love the sort of awkwardness of it all. I think once you get the first couple of romantic scenes written the rest will all flow more naturally!

    @ She Said Poptarts
    Ahh yes that makes more sense lmfao I'll probably send that part to you before I post so I can make sure I got it right.

    So you guys think I should have my group get to the lake house in this chapter or at least have them on their way?
    May 18th, 2016 at 12:53am