Things that seem funny or revolutionary ten or fifteen years ago can be offensive today. The fact is, if something is problematic now, it was always problematic, and we’re only just starting to see it.
Have you ever noticed there’s no male equivalent to this trope? There’s no Strong Male Character? Of course not, it is always assumed that men are strong.
How do you write an exciting adventure story? I’ve been mulling over this recently.
Thirty questions to ask your character!
My thoughts on my first Ursula Le Guin novel.
“Because I was up last night, I started The Crown. I’ll say it’s for research, and that’s true, but the fact is, Netflix has recommended it to me so many times, that I just gave up and decided to watch the first episode.”
As I try to power through with positivity, I’ve been thinking about the value of art, and artists.
If you can afford to stay at home, this time is great if you want to be creative. But the fact that you’re home all day also has a strangely lulling effect. The urgency to work is no longer there. At least, that’s how I feel about it.
Writing advice is always contextual. There are never any hard rules, which is great, because that means there are no limits to what’s possible.