How to: Shakespearean SonnetsWelcome to "A Crash-Course in Shakespearean Sonnets!" Here you'll learn the basic techniques and the bare-minimums needed to create sonnets just like Shakespeare! You'll learn the rules he followed, as well as the rules he didn't follow (so you don't need to either!)How to: Shakespearean Sonnets7 years ago in Writing More Like This
Let's get started:
THE THREE RULES
*** Division of Text ***
Its really quite simple! Each Shakespearean Sonnets is divided into 4 main pieces, and each piece has a different purpose.
(1) The f
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You know, the more and more fanfiction I read, the more bashing of original characters I see.
And you know, I hate to admit it, but I can totally see why. Most original characters are flat, boring, perfect, and sometimes even a cardboard copy of a canon character.
To be honest, I've been creating original characters since I started watching and reading anime and manga. I've created some Sues, and I've later created really good characters. There have been countless topics on the subject, but I believe that this little guide will help a few new writers in the making or maybe some old ones.
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