Patience is something that writers need to have. Where is is laboring over words for years on end, in writing as I learned it is best to work slow and steady. Patience is also always something to learn if you have just begun. As most of the time, you’ll be thankful for waiting one or… Read More Learning Patience
She remained outside the building. Still needing to remember just why she was here, and of course how she should be doing things. This was not anything that would be easy on her part, except for her to settle it all. Leaves no clues, and by all means, keep herself from being identified. This required… Read More Chapter Fifteen: A Different Way
As a writer, we all know how hard writing is. It is so easy to fail and yet so difficult to get it right. But I realize that one phrase works for this and it is simply accepting that failure is a norm of everything. And for writing, falling down is a good thing. Falling… Read More Learn to embrace the bad
Being critiqued is part and parcel of the writer’s life. It is something that we can’t avoid, and all we can do is simply learn to shrug it off and move on.Not forget about it, but just keep it in mind, learn what is legitimate and take it into account. Then, discard it and move… Read More Facing Criticisms
He took in a deep breath, coming to the all familiar location. The geisha house One which he had taken much to think about before finally choosing this. It had been quite a while, but now the price he needed to pay did not matter. Not when his other methods had not brought him anywhere,… Read More Chapter Fourteen: Coming Clean
A story can be said to be as strong as it’s antagonist. And they can be said to be the most fun to work with, simply because they do things that to many of them would be unforgivable. And to me, I always intend to create them with caution and nuance. And to me, here… Read More What makes a good antagonist?
A good protagonist is important. For me there are ways to tell whether the main character is well chosen, or it isn’t. It isn’t necessarily to have a likeable main character, but one which is relatable and undetectable. One where we comprehend their thoughts. To me, here are some of them. #1 Agency The word… Read More What makes a good protagonist?
The same inn they passed by, hidden among the city. And it served a purpose, now more than ever with the location used by the Sasaki. It also told him that the man funded it to a great extent, the only real and authentic way for it to have been under his thumb. Also, it… Read More Chapter Thirteen: Hidden Intentions
Themes, to me is the underlying message of the story. Or something that it implies through certain elements in a story. A theme itself, can deepen the story and understanding. Provided it is applied correctly and used well. It can be something intentional or accidental, the latter being values that you value and thus becomes… Read More How do you see the themes of your work?
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