Tutorial : Falling WaterdropsTime for another TutorialTutorial : Falling Waterdrops2 years ago in Photography More Like This
Sorry for uploading it as a journal and not as a deviation, but it is easier and faster for me
The tutorial is about this kind of photos :
( it's actually quite easy )
1. What you need :
a DSLR camera
( maybe Bridge cameras will work too )
your normal 18-55mm lens or something similar
a paper with the subject you want to reflect
2. The Setup
I know that it is totally unprofessional, but who cares? It works
just use your ba
On Writing the War: A Guide to Military FictionA Guide to Writing the Military, Soldiers, and Their EnvironmentOn Writing the War: A Guide to Military Fiction3 years ago in Writing More Like This
0. Why Are You Writing This?
I. How and What to Research (Building Armies, Building Battlegrounds, & How to Select Good Information)
II. Creating Realistic Soldiers (A start to finish tip sheet on how to make your soldier a complete person, with 3 writing assignments)
III. Creating a Narrative (Painting war as a background, Joseph Campbell and the Hero’s Journey, Vulgarity in War *NEW*)
IV. What Not to Write (How to avoid Plot Killers, Pace Killers *NEW*, Writing a Text Book, and Soldier Sues)
V. The Politics of your War Story (Polemics & Writing Wars of the Modern Day) *NEW*
VI. You Will Be Criticized (What to Expect, Strategies Towards Coping) *NEW*
A note before I begin: I will be using the word ‘army’ but certainly everything I go over is applicable to any branch of the armed services. Also this is geared mostly towards historical fiction, thus ‘he’ is used for t
400 ideas for naming your art400 ideas for naming your art3 years ago in Typography More Like This
[adorable, cute, funny etc.] is her/his middle name
[blue, brown, green etc.] eyed girl
[mister, miss] Perfect
[red, bloody, golden etc.] moonlight
[red, blue, golden] ribbon
2 cute 2 handle
4 am, thinking of you
*a certain romance*
a chill in the air
a day to be remembered
*a fresh start*
a kiss to build a dream on
a little bit of heaven
*a mirror's story*
*a moment suspended in time*
a new beginning
a peaceful world
a smile like yours
*a thousand shades of passion*
a thousand years from now
*a whole other story*
*after my dreams come true*
after the rain
ah, those lazy days of summer
ain't this a fairytale?
all for love
all I want is "MORE"
all time adored
always in my heart
am I supposed to be happy?
an apple for the teacher
and I think you should know this
and so a star was born
and so the story began
*any sign of trouble?*
anywhere you go
as we dance with the devil
asleep or dead?
*at the end of the day*
RESEARCH is your Best FriendRESEARCH is your Best Friend5 years ago in Writing More Like This
RESEARCH is your Best Friend.
"...for bigger fictions (maybe 10-20 chapters, or more) for a big fan fiction or OC fiction, how much do you plan out?" -- Wanna Rite Reel Gud
How much do I plan out for one of my novels...?
-- I detail everything. Seriously. I believe in a Total Immersion style of writing. In other words, I want to know the world so well, I can simply step into the mind and skin of my main character and LIVE the story.
How do I do that...?
I start with a basic plot formula and extrapolate on certain points as needed.
Romance needs extra doses of lover's angst, Gothics need psychological breakdowns, Horrors need room for monster attacks, Sci-Fi's and Fantasies need moments of wonder... This gives me a rough plot outline to work from.
Next, I break down each of the Three Main Characters: Hero/Ally/Villain.
This is to make sure that they a