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If your a writer what's you most hated part of writing? 

24%
5 deviants said Writing The Actual Story
19%
4 deviants said Draft Revision (Editing)
14%
3 deviants said Planning Plot (Story Arc)
14%
3 deviants said World Development
14%
3 deviants said Other (Comment)
10%
2 deviants said Naming Characters
5%
1 deviant said Character Development

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EonIllustration Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Getting it started is always a bit difficult for me; I guess it's just getting things rolling that the hardest part for me (then again I'm an amateur writer sooo) I mean, once I get into the story and everything, things go more smoothy.
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2019  Student General Artist
I'm amateur still to but its okay as long as you keep trying you will eventually get something you will be proud of! <B
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xDonnervogelx Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2019  Student Interface Designer
Somehow I don't hate any of it. Sometimes, I like one thing more, sometimes an other. Though I have to admit I kinda suck in world creation as in where which place is gonna be how the map looks like etc. Don't hate it tho :shrug:
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2019  Student General Artist
I have my weak spots too in world building. Like I'm not climate or weather savvy for regions and have had to scrap continents because I created them one way but tried to fit certain weather patterns to them that wouldn't exist. So yeah, I've been doing research.
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xDonnervogelx Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2019  Student Interface Designer
Oof. Don't even ask me. I used a landscape generator in Blender and just slapped that until it felt okay. Weather?
Hah. I got a freaking eternal snowstorm! Maybe not for eternity though. THen the struggle is gonna get real.
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2019  Student General Artist
That is cool. :D
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Amarantheans Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the creation and development of a story the world, every part... until it comes to actually describing a scene, I just bought a book to help me. According to a friend, my dialogue is great, and the story line works, I just have a problem painting the picture. Then there is the editing... I hate the editing.
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Student General Artist
I think that comes with practice the more you observe people in their natural habitats and the more you practice writing or watching scenes from movies or shows that interest you the more you are able to gleam off them and adapt your writing accordingly. Also reading outside your range is good too. Like non-fiction has helped me a lot and I never considered it before. I have been reading everything from intrigue to war and even how to make stuff. It's been enlightening. Say you want to write a smithing scene for a fantasy. it's essential that you know what your talking about and not just youtube video because that's modern smithing. I had to dig to find old ancient methods. I was lucky I took jewlery in college because I got to learn old jewelry methods from ancient egypt. The lost wax method and such. (Molds)
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Amarantheans Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
:la: Yes you are so right!
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2019  Student General Artist
Thumbs Up 
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MariaEnzianiaKober Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019   General Artist
For me, it is planning - though I have to admit that I usually stay with shorter stories or "only" scenes if I get to writing :) . I usually have an idea and just want to "jump into it" - and doing too much planning just gets me out of that moment... maybe that will come one day :) . Though for planning, I see two things: "detailed planning" of the story arc, but somehow also everything around (would more get into world developement).
What I also really don't like is naming characters... in all the stories or anything I developed so far, I never really had a thing for names. There are very few names that stuck to a character, and with the rest it was just like "Hm, obviously needs a name... why not XY, and maybe change it lateron".
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Student General Artist
Yeah placeholders :D lol that's me my names look like ***** or 99999 or name or Lys or Atrum I get a few names in here and there that stick.
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MariaEnzianiaKober Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2019   General Artist
:D
Good to know I'm not the only one! I recently saw an interview of an author, and he said that he always needs to give the people names before he can write with/about them, but an author he visited named her characters A1, A2, ..., and assigned names afterwards.
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2019  Student General Artist
lol I think I focus more on personality and story, A person is still a person and has quirks and problems like everyone else despite a name. So I can see why she did that.
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MariaEnzianiaKober Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2019   General Artist
That's true :) . Yet a name also is an important part of a person - but I get what you mean.
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2019  Student General Artist
lol XD Character a1 though maybe I should do that.
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Xrisoka Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
TRANSLATING!!!!!
ugh since I usually write my whole draft in german and use the translation as editing also, I just hate translting....well not hate, but I'm getting really lazy when I think bout it
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Student General Artist
Sorry that sucks man. I have a lot of German friends XD :D So of them jump on translations others well hate it.
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Xrisoka Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
yeah oh and the other problem is, my parents would like to read my stories too
but they aren't as good in english, so I would need to write down the german version online as well gaahh
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2019  Student General Artist
Ew lots of work.
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Xrisoka Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
yeah OTL
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2019  Student General Artist
Ack otl? I forget what that means. I'm not an internet lingo-er lol just lol mostly.
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Xrisoka Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
OTL or orz is like the emotion of kneeling on the floor with head and hands down, like lost all kind of will or being defeated something like that
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2019  Student General Artist
I'm getting to old for this... XD
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AmberLynnL Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Hobbyist Writer
1,3 and 5 :P so far
i'm ok at world building
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2019  Student General Artist
Sounds good, I think this is a good poll it gives me an idea of peoples strength and weaknesses and what is common. I'm going to write an article on this.
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AmberLynnL Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2019  Hobbyist Writer
my mother and I have been working on an outline of my only current project i deleted the old ones
i think i need to figure out for conflict and stuff
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2019  Student General Artist
Ohhh ouch I never delete things in case I have ideas I can come back too on another project! It's just a thought for you. It's also good to keep track of progress.
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Foolish-Hearts Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Describing action scenes or writing the first few sentences of a chapter to get started. I love developing the story/characters. I put them in unique and sometimes intense situations without planning too much ahead (beyond the final outcome) to see how they react. I just mentally "become" the character and write how they'd react without having a lot of time to think so it feels natural. I've actually made myself cry two or three times while writing my story because I got so far into the mindset of a character going through some tough shit.
Just like that "HOW TO READ" visual guide I uploaded today says. It'll make you feel. I'm not immune to my own written drama. The comments don't lie. XD
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Student General Artist
That's not a bad thing though, I've done that with scenes I've written. I've even accidentally turned myself on. XD I think its probably a good thing because if you can get a response from your writing you are more likely to invoke it in the reader as well.
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LadySeshiiria Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Student General Artist
Mines naming characters, places, planets, and naming creatures. XD Consistency rules in this department.
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