Writing Notes - Killing characters
Many writers state that they are very connected to their characters. This is not surprising, for writers we build worlds, we create people and animals and imbue them with a form of life. We let them live in our heads and think on them often.
Often I have day-dreamed into my written world, sat on a log watching my characters around the campfire swapping stories. I've seen them laughing, passing around skins of bad wine and spiced meats. I've seen them sink into sorrow at those they have lost, those they couldn't save. Whether any of this gets written is a different matter because it is all designed for me to learn more about my characters, so see them react.
We begin to know them intimately, their moods and habits and loves and fears. We can read their facial ticks and subtle body poses. So why wouldn't we become connected?
When you write stories especially long ones were you have a larger amount of time to learn about your characters and allow them to develop they do become something i
RP Groups - Character Creation
Let’s create a Character!
Hi there! dizzyrin here. So, you want to join a RolePlay Group? They are tons of fun, sure! Playing as a character can make (or break!) friendships, can give you inspiration and can be part of your learning journey both as an Artist and/or a Writer.
This guide does not aim to tell you how to join a group, how to roleplay or how to make friends in groups. It is a guide on how to create a character, the rest you can figure out yourself!
I have been in my fair share of groups... I even mod one myself! They are addictive, I know. I love creating characters so much, and that really draws me in. As well as the atmosphere and the people too, but this guide (read, guide, not tutorial!) is about creating characters for these groups, and can be applied to any character creation outside of them. It’s all a learning process!
As a disclaimer, I am in no way calling myself an expert, but after a few years of creating characters for g
Writing ACTION Scenes
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"I can't write an action/fight scene worth a crap. Mind you, I can usually imagine them, I just can't write them." -- Wanna Do a Fight Scene.
If you can imagine it - you can write it. The easiest way is by doing it in LAYERS.
The Quick and Dirty Method for writing Action Scenes
Start with a list of ACTIONS & Reactions < in that order.
-- Actions ALWAYS go before Reactions.
(IMPORTANT! Each CHARACTER gets a SEPERATE LINE. ~ NEVER clump the separate actions of two different characters in the same paragraph or the reader will get confused as to who is doing what very quickly.)
Will lunged forward, his sword fully extended in a stab.
Jack caught Will's blade with the flat of his blade. Pushing the blade just out of range of his skin, Jack slide down Will's blade in a short fast stab.
Will turned to the side to avoid Jack's sword's point.
Jack did a quick side-step to stay in front
120 Drabble Challenge120 Drabbles Challenge
1. Dangerous Games
3. Midnight Whispers
4. Invitation from Hell
6. Raising Hell
9. Soft Hair
11. It's just love, right?
12. Shooting Star
13. Making History
15. The Scent of Blood
18. Proof of Existence
20. First Impressions
24. Inside Your Heart
25. Christmas Eve
28. Communication Breakdown
30. Children Laughing
31. With Only My Words
32. Cry Out
33. New Hope
36. Doll Eyes
37. We're OK
41. Good Luck, Goodbye
44. Distant Past
46. Secret Ambitions
49. With Only That, I'm Happy
53. Light and Dark
54. What are you looking for?
60. Final Fight
61. Holy Night