Balancing Feel and Story

More often than not, I'll forfeit the ability to experience a story with my own imagination via books for watching TV or a movie. It's weird to admit as someone who's studied English for the better part of his life, but I really don't love reading. I honestly never really did. In fact, unless I've… Continue reading Balancing Feel and Story

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Staying Animated

Last night, a few of my friends were discussing really bad anime that we could all agree were just poorly done. For each one we agreed on, there was always something that went wrong with the first couple of episodes. Despite what you're probably thinking, I don't mean the first couple of episodes were always… Continue reading Staying Animated

When you play the Game of Thrones

I'm not sure if it's because I'm still recovering from last night's Game of Thrones, but I may be having an existential crisis over things happening behind the scenes. In regards to the episode and my own writing. But don't be alarmed, no spoilers here. So last night we learned that there were some crucial… Continue reading When you play the Game of Thrones

The Style of Audience

Let's talk about writing style. Almost as important as the actual content. Two stories with essentially the same subject matter but with different writing styles are effectively completely different. Finding your style, for lack of a better phrase, makes your work unique. Things like word choice, fluency and voice contribute to this. But rather than treat… Continue reading The Style of Audience