I'm My #1 Fan: Why Self-Adoration Is DangerousI'm My #1 Fan: Why Self-Adoration Is Dangerous2 years ago in Writing More Like This
First of all, I freely admit that what I say isn't gospel. I am a total amateur at art and writing. I've learned everything that I know via the internet and a few books. It's just that I appreciate all of the tutorials here on dA that have helped me out, and I want to put a little bit of my own methods back in.
This may be one of my more controversial tutorials as of yet.
And yet, I'm not here to talk about a traditional writing topic. This is about attitude. Specifically, I want to talk about an author's attitude towards their stories and their talent in general.
I read a lot of amateur stories on dA, and I do mean a LOT. But one thing that I've noticed is that many writers and artists have what I call "#1 Fan Syndrome." That's where the writer is so deeply in love with their work that their creation suffers. This is especially true when it comes to characters. I hear a lot of people say that their characters are
Crochet Yellow Mouse Hat PatternCrochet Yellow Mouse Hat Pattern2 years ago in Other More Like This
-Hat was made with "Red Heart: Super Saver" Medium (4) Bright Yellow yarn
-Hook size H/B-5.00MM was used
-Has circumference of 22inches
-Chain 2 at the beginning of each row (counts as stitch)
-My first pattern
The Crochet Yellow Mouse hat:
slip stitch end to beginning of chain to make a circle.
Round 1: Chain 2 sc all around (67 stitches including chain 2).
Round 2-11: Repeat Round 1.
Round 12: Chain 2, sc 9 skip 1 *sc 10 skip 1*. Repeat* (61 stitches).
Round 13: Chain 2, Repeat round 12 (56 stitches).
Round 14: Chain 2, sc 7 skip 1 *sc 8 skip 1*. Repeat* (50 stitches).
Round 15: Chain 2, Repeat round 14 (45 stitches).
Round 16: Chain 2, sc 5 skip 1 *sc 6 skip 1*. Repeat* (40 stitches).
Round 17: Chain 2, Repeat round 16 (35stitches)
Round 18: Chain 2, sc 4 skip 1 *sc 5 skip 1*. Repeat* (30 stitches).
Round 19: Chain 2, Repeat round 18(25 stitches)
Round 20: Chain 2, sc 3 skip 1 *sc 4 sk