Reading as a WriterHave you ever set down a book for good because you found something in it you don’t like? If you want to write, I suggest that bad habit end now.Reading as a Writer2 years ago in Writing More Like This
Why, you ask? Because everything you read—and I mean everything–has positive value for you as a writer. Stephen King, and any author worth his or her salt, is a huge advocate of writers reading massive amounts.
Again you ask, why? How can everything be useful? There are a number of reasons and I’ll cover as many as I can.
Reading bad literature teaches you about yourself and shows you what to avoid—or at least how not to do something—in your own work. If you run across something that you don’t like, stop and ask yourself why you don’t like it. Is it just a personal preference? Was it out of place or poorly executed? Does it contradict something from earlier? As soon as you figure out the “why” of something’s badness, you learn a little about yourself and you
Random Facts Story Meme -BLANK-Random Facts Story MemeRandom Facts Story Meme -BLANK-4 years ago in Literature Templates More Like This
If you're looking for a serious meme, you're in the wrong place! This is meant for original fiction, although it might work for fanfiction as well. It can be done with as many or as few spoilers as you wish, so feel free to skip over a question if you don't want to spoil things for potential readers. So pick a story and get started!
So, what's your story called?
Did you have any early/working titles?
Why did you choose the final title?
Was it easy or hard to choose a title?
Who's the protagonist?
Why are they the protagonist, and not someone else?
Are they a hero or everyperson?
What's their job?
Do they have a sidekick? Best Friend?
Do they have a love interest? Rivals fighting for their affection? A harem that hangs on their every word?
Is there a secondary protagonist? Who?
The main antagonist?
What do they have against the protagonist?
Are they a loner, or do they have a second-in-command?
Villain with good or bad publicity?
Sure, but wh