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A whole bunch of commissions/requests I've gotten over the years, along with some rambling committed to a computer file from me.

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When Angels Stoop, Epilogue by WhisakedJak

And now the aftermath of it all, and in several ways the ending the main character of the story deserves really. It's good to see the m...

When Angels Stoop, Part 5 by WhisakedJak

Here we go, this chapter is a good example of how a generally action oriented chapter should go. Starting in with the thugs and throwin...

When Angels Stoop, Part 4 by WhisakedJak

It's interesting the change in pace from the first half of this story to the second half. Starting out with the puppy dog crush on the ...

When Angels Stoop, Part 3 by WhisakedJak

Okay now to review the chapter that bridges the first and last parts of the story together...I think. It is interesting that Papa Joe h...

Points for faves by gorgonbreath

Calm down kids I'm talking about writing.

I realized something earlier this week, I would've written this sooner but I've been sucking on managing my time this week.  Anyway one of the things I realized is the difference between writing (good) fan fiction for Star Wars and Star Trek.

The issue is the number of people you need to write about.

If you do a Star Wars style story you can get away with two people or even one person in the story and it works.  You could have a setting of one sector with one or two people trying to succeed.  Be it fighting the good fight, chasing down someone for a wide variety of reasons, or staying ahead of the bounty hunters and/or criminals that want them gone.  Then of course as the scale ramps up the number of major figures will increase and you'll get a lot of minor characters too, usually near the main characters in the Captain Obvious role or as someone to blow up especially if they're in a starfighter.  Of course this ranges from the novels of Han Solo in the Corporate Sector up to the Thrawn Trilogy and the galaxy spanning conflict going on there.

On the other hand you have Star Trek and the nature of the stories there.  You kinda have to write about a group there, usually the bridge officers of a starship.  Looking at Star Trek most of the stories on there did not involve William Shatner as Captain Kirk acting alone on the ship, you would have (the late, great) DeForest Kelly as Dr. "Bones" McCoy there to offer advice or treat patients, and you would also have (the now late, great) Leonard Nimoy as Spock giving his analysis of the situation and how to deal with it, and the communications officer, chief engineer, and well you get the point here.  It's a crew working together for the mutual advantage of everyone succeeding overall.  If there are stories about people doing stuff on their own I'm pretty sure those are one offs and next story it's back to the group dynamic.

So what's my point here?

Simple, I have two Star Wars characters and one Star Trek character.  All of them OCs and if you'll check my gallery you'll see one story for my Jedi, none for the Star Wars mechanic, and also none for the Star Trek character.  Thing is the Jedi character is fairly easy to come up with ideas for, adventure stories with some time devoted to understanding the situation and coming up with most of a plan to deal with it.  The Star Wars mechanic is a bit harder to write for, he needs a couple other people to work with or at least someone to pilot the ship he trying to keep together.

The problem is the Star Trek character, I need the rest of a crew to properly write for her.  I might be able to put something together eventually for some kind of story for her, but it could take a while.  I dunno, I'm writing this late at night.

Something that's easy to work with, stamps:
Sahlia stamp by ProfessorBlues by LoneStrangerSiren stamp by ProfessorBlues by LoneStrangerI Heart Azzy by AzaleaCloudI LOVE 4 ARMS stamp by TRADT-PRODUCTIONI LOVE 6 ARMS stamp by TRADT-PRODUCTIONJeremy Clarkson stamp by KazultheDragonAmerica Stamp by l8
Corvette Stamp 1 by xxsomeoneelsexxStar Trek + Star Wars Love by feather-zannaPrimus by TheStampKingAperture Science Stamp by portal-clubCowboy Bebop Title Stamp by JackdawStampsAperture Science HDSCSB Stamp by AzimuthDragonRIP Vince3 stamp by jessiesheram
Tau Stamp by Marauder6272In my time.... by MysticalTemptressGITS by skinnyveestampBabylon 5 TV Series Stamp 15 by dA--bogeymanIron Man Stamp by mrTwisbySW Species Stamp - Codru-Ji by NemonusInvader Zim stamp for Mewshi by IntelligentZombie
Mindy Marvel Stamp by DynamoDivaSoul Train Stamp by DynamoDivaTool Stamp by PockyPerson32Khador stamp by AkhadPathfinder RPG Stamp by ArgoForgDwarf by LittleCrowStudio:thumb337196585:
Nerf-Herder by Phobic42X-Men Stamp by nakashimarikuEtsuStamp by Digital-QuillStar Trek DS9 by phantomNCIS Gibbs' Rules Stamp by HairacAbby Sciuto from NCIS by Shadow252525Optimus Prime Stamp by Leathurkatt-TFTiggy
War Machine Stamp Black by ice-fireIron Man Stamp by dotgfx

Invader Zim Stamp by lonewerewolf

And writing:

Stories in process:
Android character bio :star-half::star-empty:
Vacation :star-half::star-empty:
Honor Down :star-half::star-empty:
Lab Results :star::star-empty:
Lab Results Pt 2 :star-half::star-empty:
Untitled Star Wars story :star-half::star-empty:

Well Armed: :star-half::star-empty:
Logan Kazrikson profile: :star-empty::star-empty:
Counter profile: :star-empty::star-empty:
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I'm yet another person on here who has to deal with artistic talent being outstripped by ideas. If nothing else I try to make memorable characters, or "characters with character" as I put it.

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Heavy-Fantasy Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Thank you very much for the fave!
Black Widow Elf by Heavy-Fantasy
WhisakedJak Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for the :+fav: on Raising the Bar by WhisakedJak .
WhisakedJak Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for the :+fav: on Leaderboards Revisited- Arachnia vs. Tyche by WhisakedJak .
mdbruffy Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Thanks for adding "The Stargazer" to your collection. Glad you like how it turned out.
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Thank you for putting my artwork in your favorites!
I appreciate it! 
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PedroSotto Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015
Hi, thanks for the +fav !
Heavy-Fantasy Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015
Thank you very much for the fave!
Cyborg Pin-up Elf by Heavy-Fantasy
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Thanks for the fav
0biwanken0bie Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015
Thanks for adding Hera's "Kiss Me I'm Irish" render to your collection! :aww:
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