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  • coutelier
    03.12.2021 - 22 minutes ago

    Title

    Here’s just a list of some of the titles I’ve had for my WIP and my reasoning behind them. It’s changed a few times through various rewrites and drafts.

    First there was Jenn Air, which I thought would be a series title. Obviously just a shortened version of the character Jennifer Airhart’s name. The idea was that it would be a series of sci-fi and paranormal mysteries, with Jenn being the detective along with some more bold and streetwise sidekick who gives her the confidence to go out detecting. But although Jenn is a very important character, she’s not the main one all the time. With each draft other characters got bigger roles, especially Tenley. So it’s become a bit more of a family/team (the fact that Jennifer, despite how clever she is, is quite incapable of getting things done on her own has stayed).

    Then the first individual title was The Little Queen – one of the original ideas was that Titania was training Tenley to replace her, or at least take over somewhere else as a kind of vassal. But that actually got changed then dropped pretty quick. Titania would never accept a half-human as her equal; they’re just tools, weapons, pets, etc.

    Then I went through a couple others. Project ELF – that’s a thing in the story but only ever a temporary title. Pharos One – referring to Jenn living in a lighthouse. The history of the lighthouse in the story is that it was built around the same time as Irongate’s University, as a vague allusion to the lighthouse and library of Alexandria. But no-one in town liked it so it was turned off and forgotten. Again it was only a temporary title, and maybe the name of a file evil mega-corp keeps on Jennifer and her friends.

    For the time being I’ve settled on just Irongate as the title. What the town had been called all along. The presence of iron alludes to elves and fairies which are a theme in the current story, and gate suggests an effort to keep them out (and you definitely want to keep this Titania out if you can). But if I go back to having a series title at some point, it probably won’t be that as the stories won’t always be set in Irongate.

    #writing#writeblr#writblr #writers on tumblr #my writing #i am writing #amwriting
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  • i-am-the-elven-prince
    03.12.2021 - 23 minutes ago

    I love reading fics and finding bits of other fandoms hidden within. Like 'oh, you like this fandom too?'.

    Like, I'll be reading an AtLA fanfic, and somewhere on Zuko's ship there'll be a Wen Ning or a Wei Yuan and I'll link that to The Untamed/Mo Dao Zu Shi and smile to myself because hey! I like that fandom too!

    Or somewhere in a Star Wars fic I'll find the "You seem a decent fellow, I hate to kill you." "You seem a decent man, I hate to die." And I'll laugh and make a note to scroll through the rest of those fics later.

    I'll find a wind elemental with the last name Kazekage, descriptions of cities that are definitely other fandoms, or mentions within a fic as if they were all a part of some larger world. I'll find snippets of childhood memories within more recent fandoms, or crossovers that just make sense. I'll find characters from Star Trek as those weird neighbours next door, and that one Jedi dude living as a monk in modern times. Maybe Anakin Skywalker is an eccentric blacksmith, maybe those paranormal researchers share an office building with that weird kid with the notebook. Those kids that learned to assassinate their teacher went to middle school with that basketball guy, or the volleyball one. Upperclassmen? Kohai? A set of characters displaced and used for another purpose.

    I like finding these gems within fics. It means I get to know the author, regardless of their real name or where they're from. We are bonded by our taste in media and the memories of better times, of shared experiences reflected in writing.

    #writers #writers of tumblr #amwriting#writing#am writing#writerscommunity #writers on tumblr #i just think it's neat #i love my fellow writers #and finding out about their fandoms #song choice too #tag your fav #tag your mutual writer #tag your enabler
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  • afterstan67
    03.12.2021 - 4 hours ago

    The TIFFIN series now at 120k reads

    https://www.wattpad.com/user/Afterstan67

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  • afterstan67
    03.12.2021 - 4 hours ago

    Read the first installment in the Adrenaline series

    https://www.inkitt.com/Afterstan67

    https://www.quotev.com/Brittany22582

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  • afterstan67
    03.12.2021 - 4 hours ago

    Be sure to follow my friend on Wattpad and check out her works

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  • luckithri-summaters
    03.12.2021 - 6 hours ago

    Every new project I’ve thought up is about lesbians and I’m so happy about that.

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  • alex-wrtng
    03.12.2021 - 6 hours ago

    When you know EXACTLY what goes next but now HOW to write it:

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  • chaoticfandoms
    03.12.2021 - 6 hours ago

    Before I forget, show of hands please folks...

    When would you like my new Moiraine fic for? Would you like it for when the show ends (perhaps the first chapter on Christmas Day and the every Sunday after) or every Saturday until whilst TWOT is on and then every Saturday after?

    I desperately hope that I can cling onto inspiration long enough to write enough. I really do because I love Moiraine and I want to do her justice.

    {for the unitiated, I'm writing a completely AU fic starring Moiraine and some new friends and foes! Check back through my posts tagged Moiraine Damodred for more details}

    #the wheel of time #moiraine damodred #twot on prime #the wheel weaves as the wheel wills #the eye of the world #amwriting fanfiction #the wheel of time edit #rosamundpikeedit#rosamund pike
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  • the-atomic-neon
    02.12.2021 - 7 hours ago

    Tag 3 - Fabulöse Adventsgeschichten (2021) (on Wattpad) https://www.wattpad.com/story/292222712-fabul%C3%B6se-adventsgeschichten-2021?utm_source=web&utm_medium=tumblr&utm_content=share_myworks&wp_uname=Rio_Black&wp_originator=Nh4azAhT1iRJBwPlPRPYuvNAJd8lpyoYcuT8yquJbKqCnTka9yY2lE8t3n1rsUiN5a5CRvHOQGVLNq8DTF4pBDPi%2F1oTzhzTwz328Cx%2Bkx981FoBWt6Gbldm2Vl6PRX6 Advendsgeschichten 2021

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  • skullszeyes
    02.12.2021 - 8 hours ago

    Writer Update: 12.2.2021

    Notes: Again, I thought I wasn't going to write. But I wanted to, knowing that I needed to write this draft to get it over with. :) I am happy that my brother has faith I can finish my work.

    Today's wc: 2.384.

    Total Wc: 35.001.

    Excerpt:

    Vance did not want to answer that. “At the time, I thought it would be safer with him.”
    “And now?” Evan asked.
    “Well, once we look into the organization, we’ll be able to locate him...maybe.”
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  • llookingdownn
    02.12.2021 - 9 hours ago

    Maybe Journaling Will Help (on Wattpad) https://www.wattpad.com/story/293424446-maybe-journaling-will-help?utm_source=web&utm_medium=tumblr&utm_content=share_myworks&wp_uname=scgwrites&wp_originator=ZTz1ouLeJMEfWGHieWHCPLG82ZPGV0nlo21ls46xSNnKNBvL%2FVhNESMuxgbKWKLBtXXac11iqlYZwYfx0YAHs6W%2BnqXC4EiAk3X5C8Eru3bHI%2FHMDOeiWH95Rt%2Byx4IJ A reflective look into a person's most emotional moments through their journal. This story is not uplifting or enticing. It is raw and unfocused. It is painful and thought-provoking. This is the uncut view of moral, emotional, and identity conflict from the perspective of their secret musings. Rated Mature: Strong Language, Sensitive Topics

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  • childhoodlovers
    02.12.2021 - 9 hours ago

    Looking for more writeblrs to follow!

    Hey, if you write original fiction and post about it, reblog this post and I'll check out your blog. I won't follow anyone under 16 since I'm an adult though!

    Bonus if your writing:

    has a lot of lgbt+ / poc / disabled rep (characters that are all three own my whole heart).

    Feel free to say more about what you write about in the tags!

    #amwriting#writeblr#writing #writers on tumblr
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  • kallypsowrites
    02.12.2021 - 10 hours ago

    I think to this day one of the greatest flaws that a book can have is a character having a flaw or virtue that is perceived by the reader--but goes utterly unacknowledged by the story/author.

    And I don’t mean the author saying: “This person is good/bad :)” explicitly in the text (though lord knows sometimes they do that). But when you see that, say, a character is selfish and no one ever pushes them on that. Or a character who makes impulsive, stupid decisions and everyone acts like they’re a genius...you get mad about that.

    Likewise if you have a character that seems smart and reasonable but the author always positions them as wrong/never gives them a chance to be right, its ridiculously rage inducing.

    It creates a narrative dissonance--a gap between the author and the reader. The author is telling us one thing but showing us another without realizing it. And then we’re called foolish for wanting any sort of narrative acknowledgement for the things we can see.

    Anyway, just a thought

    #writing advise#amwriting #The grisha trilogy is notorious for this #but also divergent #and SJM books #they drive me bonkers
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  • coloradoshea
    02.12.2021 - 10 hours ago

    It's a pretty planet. Sure would be a shame if someone was planning an invasion. Grab a copy of my first novel, of The Betrayal of Ka: amzn.to/32LTSzY books addict

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  • maxgraybooks
    02.12.2021 - 10 hours ago

    Just finished typing up my journal from the psych hospital... 9.5k. I wrote almost ten thousand words. In the psychiatric hospital. 

    #i feel weirdly... prideful #mental health #mental health awareness #writeblr#amwriting
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