In your opinion, how much creative license should an author be allowed to take with pre existing concepts such as vampires, werewolves, etc.?

Personally, I don’t think that authors are “allowed” anything. Here’s the thing: one author can take one artistic liberty and ruin a thing entirely, but another author could take 50 artistic liberties and make it the best thing ever. You have… Read moreIn your opinion, how much creative license should an author be allowed to take with pre existing concepts such as vampires, werewolves, etc.?

In your opinion, how much creative license should an author be allowed to take with pre existing concepts such as vampires, werewolves, etc.?

Personally, I don’t think that authors are “allowed” anything. Here’s the thing: one author can take one artistic liberty and ruin a thing entirely, but another author could take 50 artistic liberties and make it the best thing ever. You have… Read moreIn your opinion, how much creative license should an author be allowed to take with pre existing concepts such as vampires, werewolves, etc.?

lizardpeopledearreader: honestly if stephanie meyer can write the same book twice and get millions of dollars for it, that’s enough inspiration in and of itself for me to write my own shitty YA novel. in fact this should be an… Read more

lizardpeopledearreader: honestly if stephanie meyer can write the same book twice and get millions of dollars for it, that’s enough inspiration in and of itself for me to write my own shitty YA novel. in fact this should be an… Read more

I’m having a very difficult time beginning my story and I hate starting from the middle and writing the beginning later. How should I start it? I want to physically and mentally describe the four main characters and the place they are in; it’s going to be told in first person. Every time I try and write it it doesn’t sound good. So you have any tips or techniques for writer’s block in the VERY beginning?😰 thanks a ton in advance!

That’s a unique problem! I’m usually great at the beginning and then fizzle out a few days later. For me, the beginning is the most exciting part! One author once said that the first pages are where the author lies… Read moreI’m having a very difficult time beginning my story and I hate starting from the middle and writing the beginning later. How should I start it? I want to physically and mentally describe the four main characters and the place they are in; it’s going to be told in first person. Every time I try and write it it doesn’t sound good. So you have any tips or techniques for writer’s block in the VERY beginning?😰 thanks a ton in advance!

I’m having a very difficult time beginning my story and I hate starting from the middle and writing the beginning later. How should I start it? I want to physically and mentally describe the four main characters and the place they are in; it’s going to be told in first person. Every time I try and write it it doesn’t sound good. So you have any tips or techniques for writer’s block in the VERY beginning?😰 thanks a ton in advance!

That’s a unique problem! I’m usually great at the beginning and then fizzle out a few days later. For me, the beginning is the most exciting part! One author once said that the first pages are where the author lies… Read moreI’m having a very difficult time beginning my story and I hate starting from the middle and writing the beginning later. How should I start it? I want to physically and mentally describe the four main characters and the place they are in; it’s going to be told in first person. Every time I try and write it it doesn’t sound good. So you have any tips or techniques for writer’s block in the VERY beginning?😰 thanks a ton in advance!