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ziggy
03/28/17 11:13 pm
Wow- Naledi- you were Maths!! I am an English teacher and so agree. I am so careful - don't always get it right but try to make sure every interaction is positive.
Naledi
03/28/17 12:10 pm
I was a maths teacher too! A really soul-destroying job sometimes, because many children arrived at school already afraid of the subject.
Naledi
03/28/17 12:08 pm
It is sad how a bad teacher can make a child's time at school a misery. When I was teaching I was very conscious that even the most casual, throwaway comment could wound.
Alpha Ori
03/28/17 01:08 am
Love to meet him today and tell him I studied astronomy. Twit.
Alpha Ori
03/28/17 01:07 am
I still remember my maths teacher. Pasty faced and smelled of onions. I was traumatised, especially when he told my parents the only thing I was good at was sports.
Spiced Wine
03/24/17 02:30 pm
Most of my teachers were lovely - there were just a couple that were not nice.
ziggy
03/22/17 11:06 pm
I hate hearing about teachers who ruined a child's interest or confidence or curiosity- as a teacher myself, it actually hurts to think how someone has done that. It doesn't happen much now.
Spiced Wine
03/20/17 10:15 am
I was a very quiet student, easily cowed and very much a loner, nevertheless I was a good student, but he was not a nice teacher :(
Ysilme
03/19/17 03:00 pm
Spiced, what a horrible experience about that teacher! That would drive anybody off the subject, I'd imagine.
Ysilme
03/19/17 02:59 pm
UnnamedElement, my husband has a doctorate in chemistry, so he might be able to help. *g* Just drop me a note through the PM system here, or at LJ or DW (same name).
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Penname: Domestic Duchess [Contact]
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Hi!

Ultimately, I would like to write romantic fiction, so I am using fanfic as a spring board into that!

If any one has suggestions on how to become a better writer i would appreciate the feed back, as i am slightly unsure of how my words come across. And I will gladly respond to everyone!

I sorta like to fill in the blanks in some of Tolkien's characters. Like Lothiriel or now I am thinking about why Boromir and Theodred were 41 and both not married... seems not to make sense so I want to fix it!! LOL!

I have a lot of time to think so my imagination wanders, and fiction is all about asking what if!

I want to put my characters in positions that will make them act irrationally. Conflict between characters makes the story better! I don't want to read a story where two people fall in love and everything is easy. 'Cause love ain't easy!!

I'm not a real huge fan of Elves... I like men. Barbarians, in particular. Fuck Prince Charming, eh?

I'm not a kid, i'm older, so i think i have good perspective. Although i can be serious, i try not to take myself too seriously!

I'll probably never be as prolific as a Nora Roberts or as descripitve or philosphical as Diana Gabaldon, but I don't want to write Formula Romance like Julie Garwood. It's like reading the same story over and over. Yuck. Think outside the box.

I believe there is a big difference between being a writer and a storyteller. Writer's do methodical stuff like non fiction and journalism. Story tellers tell tales of the lives of people and events that shape lives.

Do the best job you can and try your hardest when you write. Take your work seriously but remember not to take yourself too seriously. People, Middle earth is not a real place!

Just a quick note on the Assassin's Creed:

If you're reading this and expect Eomer to be like Edward Cullen, stop reading now. If you're under 25 yrs old, understand that not all men are Prince Charming. Men can be rude, selfish, and cold even to people they care deeply about. My Eomer can be a jerk, and an ass. He'll sleep with who he wants when he wants and not apologize for it.


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Stories by Domestic Duchess

Title: The Assassin's Creed by Domestic Duchess
Rated: Explicit [Reviews - 24]
Summary: He was EomerKing, a pig-headed, hot tempered SOB with a kind and compassionate heart that belied his gruff, taciturn exterior. She was a beautiful girl, marked by the Valar, with a mysterious past and seemingly no future, sent to kill him. Follow Eomer, King of the Riddermark, Loti,lost Princess of Dol Amroth, and an entire cast of old and new characters in a journey of intrigue, corruption, conspiracy, comedy, mystery, murder, romance, pirates, spies, lies and unpredictable adventure as they attempt to uncover a new and dangerous threat to the precarious and strained peace settled over Middle earth. Who knows what might happen along the way... An unusual Eomer/Lothiriel romance
Category: Fiction
Characters: Amrothos, Aragorn, Arwen, Elfhelm, Elfwine, Éomer, Éomund, Éowyn, Erkenbrand, Faramir, Imrahil, Lothiriel, OFC, OMC, Théodred, Theodwyn
Content: Drama, Erotica, Het, Humor, Mystery, Romance
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 21 | Completed: No | Word count: 286641 | Read count: 32051

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Published: July 04, 2011 | Updated: February 14, 2013


Title: Lothiriel's Musings on Eomer's.... by Domestic Duchess
Rated: Mature [Reviews - 5]
Summary: Lothiriel remembers the first time she saw Eomer's....
Category: Fiction
Characters: Éomer, Lothiriel
Content: Het, Humor, Romance
Challenge: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 | Completed: Yes | Word count: 1335 | Read count: 3492

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Published: July 04, 2011 | Updated: July 04, 2011