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Wolf Body Language
Affection – nose-pushing; touching with forepaw; jaw-wrestling; cheek rubbing; facial licking Afraid – wolf tries to make their body smaller; ears flat on the head; tail tucked between the legs; arched back; whines or makes short, sharp barks; runs away with its tail between its legs Angry – ears er...
Writing the LGBT Community
Writing the LGBT community can be hard, especially if you don’t know what you’re talking about. So to start off this post, here’s just a few things that are easily confused both with writers and with society in general. Being gay is not a personality trait. This basically means no stereotyping. Don&...
Xtreme Culture Questionnaire
For anyone doing some hardcore world-building. Religion What - if any - deities are there? What do they do? Is there an important manuscript? How did the world begin? What - if anything - happens after death? What - if anything - will end the world? Are there holidays? How do people worship? Where...
A Character-Building Question Meme
Sakura and I tried to come up with a list of questions that we didn’t see around very often, and we wanted to share! So, here it is, yet another character-building question meme. Leave one of my characters and a number (or more) in my ask, and I will answer: What foods do they love, and what f...
Your characters and how to love them: 4 simple steps to a believable cast.
At the heart of every novel, short story or fanfiction are the characters. Whether they be good guys, bad guys, major, minor, based on real people, works of fiction, background, foreground or anything in between- your characters make up your writing and knowing them, inside and out, is the key to ma...
Writing Child Characters
A couple of weeks ago I made a post on writing teenagers, I don’t believe we’ve made a post on child characters recently. So here we go! Child characters are different to adult characters for several reasons which are stated below. However these differences should make no difference to h...
I Got 99 Problems (and Cliches in Epic Fantasy are all of them)
PROPHECY AND DESTINY Women as setting pieces or rewards Blind mimicry of J. R. R. Tolkien without the work Tolkien put in “The Chosen One” Soul mates Infodumps Blatant moral lessons Good vs. Evil The father is always the mysterious and/or missing parent Good = modeling agency hot. Evil = ugly, missh...
The Ultimate Survival Guide
INTRODUCTION: Maybe you’re interested in knowing this information for yourself? Or maybe you’re a writer? You might have a character that is stranded on an island, wilderness or anywhere else and they need to survive using their mind, and the things around them. If not that, maybe your c...
Character Survey of Doom
Body and Appearance 1. Describe the character’s height and build. Is he heavyset, thin, short, rangy? 2. How old is he? 3. Describe his posture. Does he carry himself well or does he slouch?4. How is his health? Is he fit or out of shape? Any illnesses or conditions? Any physical disabilities...
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Genre Help: Horror
Hey, y’all! How’s that writing coming along? Today in Genre Help, I’ve compiled a list of links to help further understand and write HORROR (Wiki page definition). (With some appropriate music~ X) — SUB-GENRES Gothic Lovecraftian Noir Post-Apocalyptic Erotic Dark Fantasy Psy...