It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these so I figured might as well.
Your characters need to be dynamic. They need to seem like they could be real people and not walking, talking drones. Make them cruel. Make them compassionate. Make them individuals. Make them real.
Day 11: Affect and effect
As shown in the picture, “affect” is used with a verb and “effect” is used with a noun.
“The affects of the picture were stunning.”
“The effects of the picture were stunning.”
“It was effecting my ability to think.”
“It was affecting my ability to think.”
Get the picture?
1. No two writers prewrite the same. If you think you’re not a writer, you might have been taught an incompatible prewriting strategy.
2. Never be afraid to delete a huge chunk of writing and start over. This is why we have Save As buttons so you can duplicate the…
I suggest using ctrl+f (for windows) / command+f (for mac) if you’re looking for something specific. Otherwise, this reference post is separated into a few different categories, which are also crtl+f’able (o - o)
- Vocabulary & Stuff
- Music for Writing
I was talking about characterization with my roommate earlier (we’re both writing majors) and I thought I might put this out there for aspiring writers who might need a little help giving depth to their original characters - use personality types, tropes, archetypes, etc. to your…
How To: Write YA Fiction
So I was reading through some blogs (written by ADULTS, might I add) trying to give tips on writing YA Fiction. Oh “teens want this” and “teens want that” and “slang is cool” and I was just like… “What?” Take it from me. I read YA. I write YA. I…
IT’S INCREDIBLY HELPFUL AND CAN FOR INSTANCE GENERATE TOPICS AND FIRST LINES, CONTAINS LOADS OF EXERCISES AND YOU CAN FIND PLENTY OF WRITING TIPS.
BLESS YOU I LOVE YOU OH MY GODS I’VE NEEDED THIS