In Which The Author Is A Fucking NerdThe meteor is quiet, the only sound ringing through the long grey hallways being the soft pitter patter of a humans feet, rustling of fabric, and quiet, choked sobs. (s/c) feet tread down the memorized path to the room of one Karkat Vantas. Why is this? Because (Name)s being a fucking nooksucker who is too weak to go back to sleep after a nightmare, that’s why.In Which The Author Is A Fucking Nerd1 month ago in Romance More Like This
They finally approach the familiar door and freeze in terror. What if I wake him up? What if he yells at me and sends me back to my room? What if he doesn’t answer? What if I make him mad? What if- The next thought is cut short by a gentle thump as their fist connects with the door hesitantly. There is silence, and (Name) can hear their heartbeat in their head.
A soft creak breaks the tangible quiet of the meteor and the door falls open. “(Nme)?” Karkat mumbles questioningly. His voice is still low and rumbling, not yet raised back to its general ear-piercing yell. He looks the human up and down, trying t
Author's NoteDear Authors,Author's Note1 month ago in Personal More Like This
There are so many things in this world that cripple you: lack of inspiration, writer's block, drafts out the windows--the list goes on. Need I remind you though that there is one thing on this list that you might be sorely unaware of:
Asking or persuading people to compliment you.
Here's how life works: they are not gonna do it just like that. If they do, why do you even write? If they do, it's kinda sick. It's sucking up, and it makes you want to suck right back. DON'T DO THAT. All in all, just say "thank you," but don't persuade the compliments to come to you.
Some authors know what extra little words to say and notes to include to swamp fans upon themselves like parasites. It's sorely unfair to people who are trying hard to express themselves through their work and wind up empty-handed. When push comes to shove, demand feedback. Take the criticism. At that, take it all with a "thank you." You're a psychological, intuitive creature, so you will know the difference