Posted by: mlawrencekey | July 18, 2009

How to determine how awesome your story will be

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What’s a sure-fire way to make sure the next short story you write is full of awesomeness? Try consulting the “Periodic Table of Awesoments.” (View full size at: Dapperstache.com)

For example, if you need add in a good dose of awesomeness to your latest less-than-awesome narrative, try throwing in #35 dwarves (Dw), #80 Time Travel (Rw), #94 Tattoos (Ta), and maybe even a smidgen of #113 Sex (Sx).

Be careful, though. Some elements, when combined, produce a level of awesomeness so…er, awesome, that your story may actually implode (Example: DO NOT combine awesomental #11 Chuck Norris (no abbreviation–Chuck Norris kicked it in the face with his awesome roundhouse) with almost any other awesomental, as anyone reading your story might spontaneously combust). To be forewarned is to be forearmed.

Overall, used sparingly and in proper combination, the periodic table of awesomentals can turn a mediochre story into a freakin’ awesome story (Final note: the awesomental #1 Bacon (Ba) can be safely combined with any other awesomental–everyone loves bacon!) Enjoy!

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