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clarence
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« on: January 06, 2012, 06:04:00 pm »
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Over the past couple months I have read many of these and I am very very impressed! You all have such talent- I want to give it a try...

Do you have any tips on how to write a good one?

I am considerin the following storylines-
Reagn/Ford 80
Perot wins in 92
McCain wins in 2000

Thoughts???
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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2012, 06:12:34 pm »
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Personally, I'd love to see McCain elected in 2000.
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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2012, 06:22:02 pm »
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Clarence! You're joining this board! Smiley All 3 seem like good ideas, though Perot has been done before.

There are different types of story telling'round these parts. There's "textbook" which is basically " in the first term of president __________, he did yadda yadda yadda & really wanted to do blah blah blah, etc." There's date-by-date, which is basically

"February 8th, 2006: President Bush visits Prime Minister Blair. They discuss the situation in Iraq.

February 9th, 2006: President Bush returns from his visit to the UK, etc."

Then there's a third format where it refers to books written in the alternate universe such as Bob Woodward's "McCain at War" which discusses the initial steps of the invasion of Afghanistan.
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2012, 07:34:22 pm »
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Go for McCain in 2000. Would love to see your take on it!
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2012, 07:35:41 pm »
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Perot 92!!
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« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2012, 02:03:59 am »
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Perot and McCain are good ideas, but they're had been used already. I recommend you a Reagan/Ford.
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« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2012, 02:53:33 pm »
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Thank you for the comments everyone... I will start with a McCain timeline as he is among my favorite politicians of my lifetime
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« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2012, 02:58:05 pm »
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I look forward to seeing it. Smiley
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