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Meyer's Writing Sucks
For reasons beyond me, there are some people who think that the Twilight series are well written books. I don't think that there's anything wrong with enjoying badly written books, just as long as you realise that they are badly written books. Fans are using the excuse that it was her first book, and it was written just for fun or for herself. Yes, most books are, but is that an excuse to publish a book written entirely in purple prose with repetition, poor grammar, and thesaurus abuse? These books have clearly had little to no editing. They’re like a very early first draft that I know I’d be ashamed to let anyone see. Look at the way that Meyer writes. It's BORING. Meyer uses simple, boring statements. Read the first few sentences of the first chapter:
"My mother drove me to the airport with the windows rolled down. It was seventy-five degrees in Phoenix, the sky a perfect, cloudless blue. I was wearing my favorite shirt--sleeveless, white eyelet lace; I was wearing it as
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Stephenie Meyer Sucks Part 2
I got Breaking Dawn on the day that it came out and was hoping that Meyer would somehow redeem the steadily deteriorating quality of the Twilight series. What a huge disappointment. I was even more disappointed when I found out how Meyer was responding to the criticism towards it. Then I discovered that she was writing Midnight Sun. I looked forward to that because, even though all of the books suck, they are a guilty pleasure and Twilight was the best of all of them. Then she stopped writing it! So, here I am, complaining about how these incidents are further proof of Meyer's suckage.
Breaking Dawn turned many Twilighters anti. A lot of them remained fans but refused to acknowledge it as canon. And then there are others who just eat up everything that Meyer craps out. There are many reasons as to why Breaking Dawn is the biggest literary fail produced by Meyer so far.
- Renesmee. Stupid name. Shouldn't exist. You said vampires couldn't have kids. WTF.
- Jacob imprinting on Renesmee WH
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Stephenie Meyer Sucks Part 1
Ah, yes, Stephenie Meyer, author of the Twilight series. My opinion of her, from the way that she has presented herself to the public in interviews and such, is that she is a whiny, self absorbed woman with the mind of a 13 year old. She can't deal with criticism because it hurts her delicate little feelings, and believes that she is an amazing writer and that her story and characters are somehow superior to those seen in the works of people such as Jane Austen and William Shakespeare. Here's one statement that shows that she is both infantile and unable to handle criticism:
"I will state, for the record, that my queries truly sucked, and I don't blame anyone who sent me a rejection (I did get seven or eight of those. I still have them all, too). The only rejection that really hurt was from a small agent who actually read the first chapter before she dropped the axe on me. The meanest rejection I got came after Little, Brown had picked me up for a three-book deal, so it didn't bothe
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Harry Potter versus Twilight
Harry Potter versus Twilight
I am sick and tired of hearing about this Harry Potter versus Twilight thing. The books and authors have nothing in common, except that they are well known and quite popular amongst many people. However even then it is stupid to compare the two. I first saw this comparison when they set up a section in our school library with a board that said “If you love Stephenie Meyer, you’ll love…” and had a bunch of retarded vampire books underneath (All retarded but with the exception of Vampirates. They’re vampire pirates. How much more awesome can you get?). There was a newspaper clipping of an article calling Meyer the new J.K. Rowling. By that time I had already read the three books that were out and I was like “WUT?!” I thought that the Twilight books were good but very overall mediocre and completely different to Harry Potter in every way. Comparing them seemed absolutely ludicrous. Since then my opinion of the books has gone
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Rachael
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My name is Rachael and I am a snowcone. I am from the Land of Scot and now live in Aussieland where I cannot venture out during the day. This, combined with my pale skin, sharp teeth, and love of blood, has led to theories about me being a vampire. Or Batman. Or vampire Batman. Man, that would be awesome!

I like books. "Reading is make our speaking English good."

Current Residence: Australia
Favourite genre of music: Rock, metal, classical, symphonic metal
Favourite photographer: Colin Creevey
Favourite style of art: Impressionism, though I don't think I'd be good at it myself!
Operating System: I like it when my systems operate, yes.
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Shell of choice: The kind with crustaceans inside
Favourite cartoon character: been obsessed with Batman:TAS a while now. <3 Joker!
Personal Quote: You can't spell slaughter without laughter!
Interests
  • Reading: Dexter By Design
  • Watching: all the Asian horror I can find!
  • Eating: Tuna
  • Drinking: Sunkist
School is done forever. It has been over for a while, but I've been trying to relax. Two sets of exams after a crapload of study, homework, and tests can be stressful. My attempt hasn't been very successful so far. I'd like to put in my resume to all of the bookshops, but I've never done one before! I've no idea where to start, even though I'm Googling like hell!

The plan is this: Around New Year's, I will get my results. Whichever uni accepts me, I will defer from for a year. So 2010 will be spent with a job and getting my driver's license. I'd also like to go back to Scotland and stay with my family for a while, but that depends on how much I earn and am able to save / avoid spending. That'll prove to be a challenge. I spend like hell already and I don't even have any money!

Also, I hate Christmas because it gets hot. Snowcones do not like heat. BAH, HUMBUG.

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Kairi-V Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
I just want to say that I have linked your Stephenie Meyer rant on my blog ( www.armaraph.blogspot.com ). I'm not expecting you to go there, not at all. I just wanted to give you the curtsey of letting you know I've linked you, and that I think you're truly fabulous :) Honest to God, your post and all the SMeyer hate just makes me smile.

All the best,
Amy x
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Nbbren Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Here's a question, you talked about Stephenie Meyers so thoroughly. Can you do a review on my novel?


It's not finished yet but I want you to review what I have so far.

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unicornomics Featured By Owner May 18, 2012   General Artist
I read your wonderfully informative critique of Meyer's writing and wondered if you could writing something about how to make a strong female lead that's not generic.
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MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010  Professional Writer
The twimom forum is gone! :D
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writerchick314 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Your Stephenie Meyer editorials are PURE GENIUS. Keep it up!
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WiredandGaming Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Very good. VERY GOOD. Keep writing. Sarcasm is good.

Oh, and I gotta tell you, there was one comic series where Batman WAS a vampire. Catwoman ended up like, a 'werecat'.
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DomieNeek Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I'm VERY impressed with you. Very impressed.
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Kiarorin Featured By Owner May 7, 2010  Student General Artist
I love your editorials. I can't wait to read more of them :+devwatch:
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Luthlaya Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch!!! :hug:
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snowcone666 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2009
Thankyou for posting such pretty things to look at!
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