Do it for yourself"Do something interesting, something challenging, and something that no one else can do."Do it for yourself9 months ago in Personal More Like This
This is what one of my professors told the graduate and undergraduate engineering students. I take that to heart when it comes to writing. Down the road, I'm sure I'll invest those same principles in my occupation.
The point is, if you already enjoy writing, don't just stay in your comfort zone. Think outside of the box or make your own box to think in. Don't be afraid to experiment with different concepts and ideas. I didn't get to where I was by playing it safe and going with the flow of everything I write. I do something different each time, and I always ask myself, "What makes me different?"
Floating circuses, oceans of sand, cities ruled by casinos, kingdoms of bird-inspired humans, and Eliatha weren't created by copying everyone else and trying to change things up a little to call themselves different. I had to break out of the bubble and come up with something that no one else could.
Reach OutYou see me as the person who always has a smile on their face and is always friendly to people. You see me as someone who can handle anything. But can you see my scars?Reach Out2 years ago in Emotional More Like This
You never pictured me as someone who could be a target for cruel amusement. You never knew I was alienated like I was from Mars.
You never imagined me as the child who was tormented for reasons no one could comprehend during the supposed best years of my life.
You never watched me in the shadows, always away from everyone, in my little sanctuary. You couldn't see the battle I bravely fought through every day. That I went through tears and strife.
You heard my voice, on that one day. You reached out to me. You felt my heart. My simple dreams. My hope.
You understood I was shy. You never asked why. What was important was that you were the reason that I began to cope.
Like Prince Charming in fairy tales, you showed me a world that was beyond my grey and narrow mind.You took me with you on a magic ride but it never erased t
What Every Fanfic Writer Should Know [Insecurity]Me: Okay, Now I'm really going to start a new Readerfic/Fanfic.What Every Fanfic Writer Should Know [Insecurity]4 months ago in Personal Journal More Like This
Me: -checks a deviant writer and the gallery for ideas or just for past time-
Few scrollings, stalkings and reading with his/her stories later...
and of course it's really good that...
(by sequence of emotions)
Insecure author(s) is(are) insecure.
My question is this what you're feeling right now?
If not, then you're doing well. Good for you.
If otherwise (means yes) then keep scrolling down...
“Why do I even write?”
That simple 5 words that is echoing in your mind right now, am I right? And everytime you hear that question, you go insane, sulk in your emo corner and cry real hard until you became hiatus on your account.
We’re insecure because we care about what people think of our work. I'm going to face it, that's what I'm feeling right now. Mostly this happens when you want constructive criticism or no comments at your work. Favorites yes, are appreciated because you know that they like