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First Full Tablet Drawing, a creature by elvaholt First Full Tablet Drawing, a creature :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 0 0 Fairest of them all?  Not on my watch. by elvaholt Fairest of them all? Not on my watch. :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 1 0 My kids and me by elvaholt My kids and me :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 0 0 Case Closed by elvaholt Case Closed :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 1 0 Celeste by elvaholt Celeste :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 1 0 Alex by elvaholt Alex :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 0 2 Banner for my site by elvaholt Banner for my site :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 0 2 Faerie by elvaholt Faerie :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 1 4 Gathering of my Bests - IMO by elvaholt Gathering of my Bests - IMO :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 1 0 Generations by elvaholt Generations :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 0 0 Mickey and Minnie Mouse by elvaholt Mickey and Minnie Mouse :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 2 1 Nature Walk by elvaholt Nature Walk :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 0 0 Daughter by elvaholt Daughter :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 0 0 Chakara by elvaholt Chakara :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 0 0 Tysk Pixeled by elvaholt Tysk Pixeled :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 1 0 Tysk by elvaholt Tysk :iconelvaholt:elvaholt 1 0

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The Chest of Souls: Prequel by daekazu The Chest of Souls: Prequel :icondaekazu:daekazu 1,255 48 Tutorial: How to make light-weight wings (Kamael) by ElenaLeetah Tutorial: How to make light-weight wings (Kamael) :iconelenaleetah:ElenaLeetah 8,800 600
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A Writer's Guide: Believable Characters
I know a lot of you out there are aspiring-writers (I’m one myself!) and sometimes we get so caught up in this “must publish!” attitude that we get lost in our stories along the way. Sometimes there comes a point when we stare at our half-finished novel and say “I’m stuck. “ Usually these moments happen when we don’t know where we’re going next with our story, and usually that’s because somewhere along the line we’ve strayed off the path and we aren’t quite sure how to get back.
One of the things that you may find helpful if you’ve never done it before is to take a really in-depth look at your characters and the world they live in. Characters are really the backbone of our stories. You can carry an entire story on the shoulders of a character without much plot (memoirs anyone?), but you can’t carry a plot without some great characters. So, to help you guys out, I wanted to write an article on things you shoul
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Promoting lineart to its own layer 'n faster flats by syrusbLiz Promoting lineart to its own layer 'n faster flats :iconsyrusbliz:syrusbLiz 53 2 Photoshop Manipulation tutorial by tamaraR Photoshop Manipulation tutorial :icontamarar:tamaraR 989 123
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OC Exercise: The Best Cure for Writers Block
'Ello, Kitsune here. As many of you know, I'm currently working on a novel that is taking over my life. Recently, I've been having trouble keeping the personalities of my characters (who have changed a lot over the near eight years that I've been working on my novel) completely straight. I know my main character well enough, since the story follows her life closely, but sometimes I feel like I don't know everyone else in my world enough. 


I'm sure you've all seen the character profiles before. (Name, age, height, physical description, likes, dislikes, etc.) I have filled out more of those than I care to admit, but they very seldom help. Therefore, I came up with this "OC Exercise" to help you get to know your characters better. The best part is, it will even get you some writing practice!


:lightbulb: I highly suggest posting your finished products on deviantart and requesting a critique. This will not only help with your actual writing, but it mi
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Writing Lesson: Your Character's Parents
    While I am not a professional by any means, I have been writing for many years and, more recently, beta-reading as well. In all of my experience, I've noticed that a lot of to-be authors follow the easy trends and miss out on some great story telling opportunities. Hopefully this guide will help you improve your story and learn that the easy way out isn't always the best! If you would like more writing guides and tutorials, check out the description below.
    For this "Quick Tips" entry, I'm going to focus on an important part of back story: parents.
    *Please note! I understand that, unfortunately, not everyone reading this has parents. If your parents have passed away or are otherwise absent, please forgive anything written here that might be considered upsetting. These scenarios are for fictional parents only and when I say "dead", I do not mean it to sound nearly as insensitive as it
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Tutorial - How to find out, if your art was stolen by Angi-Shy Tutorial - How to find out, if your art was stolen :iconangi-shy:Angi-Shy 324 48 Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey by daekazu Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey :icondaekazu:daekazu 7,136 336 Love is in the air... by daekazu Love is in the air... :icondaekazu:daekazu 8,633 561 Love me love me... by daekazu Love me love me... :icondaekazu:daekazu 10,187 858 She loves me, yeah, yeah, yeah by daekazu She loves me, yeah, yeah, yeah :icondaekazu:daekazu 11,144 1,178 All is full of love by daekazu All is full of love :icondaekazu:daekazu 8,303 424 Coraline by daekazu Coraline :icondaekazu:daekazu 6,767 309 Captain Hook by daekazu Captain Hook :icondaekazu:daekazu 5,562 232

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elvaholt
Celeste Elvaholt
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United States
I am a mother and wife. I have two wonderful kids.

Current Residence: Hellaware - Still... UGH
Operating System: Is this the one I want, or Have?
MP3 player of choice: iPod Classic
Wallpaper of choice: Something with a beach or waterfall
Favourite cartoon character: Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask (coupled of course)
Interests
I decided to start playing Mad Libs with my friends, but most of them are online, so I am giving everyone a chance to play with me.  I posted on my site a request for words, and after so many responses, or tomorrow (whichever comes first), I will start posting the completed responses.

You can go to my site at - koed.bludawn.com

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DulcetFancy Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013
Thanks so much for all the favs! :meow:
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elvaholt Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
You're welcome. Good stuff :)
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DulcetFancy Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
Aww! :D
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LadyLinnah Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the Fav.! :3
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Faraleigh Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Student Writer
Thanks for the :+fav: of Details! :)
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Felizias Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:. :D
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elvaholt Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
You're welcome :)
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Faraleigh Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Student Writer
And the :+fav: of Necessity of Flaws. :D
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Faraleigh Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Student Writer
Thanks for the :+fav: of To War Against the Dialogue Tags!, too! :D
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elvaholt Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
I wanted to keep it on hand, maybe I'll learn something :)
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