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Bond can be black. The Doctor can be a woman. Spider-Man can be Hispanic. White guys have seen enough of themselves, dontcha think?
I take this time to remind you: everybody dies.
Love those you have while you have them.
And do what you love while the world has you.
Forget "strong female character." Aim for: "Woman or girl with agency." One who makes decisions, affects the story, pushes the plot.
If you like a book by any author, the kindest thing you can do is tell everyone. Friends, family, review sites, squirrels, robots, dolphins.
MY CREATIVE PROCESS:
1. This is awesome.
2. This is questionable.
3. I hate myself and this story.
4. *cry-eats cake*
5. This is awesome.
Writers need their own warboy chant:
I WRITE AGAIN!
*spraypaints mouth with printer ink, leaps onto the empty page*
Be the best writer you can be. Online, be the best version of yourself. Have fun, be kind, work hard, have empathy, and hope for luck.
Seven Habits Of Successful Writers:
3. Write More
4. Keep Writing
5. Finish Writing
7. Go Write Something Else
things writer's block can be:
- lack of planning
- UFO "missing time"
- lack of fiber
OH MY GOD THE SCI-FI LADY AUTHORS ARE IN THE STREETS OF LONDON BEATING MALE AUTHORS TO DEATH WITH HUGOS THIS IS IT THIS IS WHAT WE FEARED
So, to clarify, breastfeeding is basically an amazing thing and if it freaks you out, you're the problem, not the breastfeeding mother.
"Too female," execs explained. "Too many girl cooties. Not enough manly dick things to make us feel comfortable." https://twitter.com/snazdoll/status/731878146685980672 …
Gamer.Gate: "We are about ethics in journalism."
Woman: "Have you considered —"
Gamer.Gate: "WHERE DOES SHE LIVE. TELL ME NOW. TELL US."
For those who say they have no time to write, A NO-FUCKERY WRITING PLAN. From the archives: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2013/02/20/how-to-push-past-the-bullshit-and-write-that-goddamn-novel-a-very-simple-no-fuckery-writing-plan-to-get-shit-done/ … pic.twitter.com/11hM0rsnht
How to be a writer:
2) check Twitter
3) Tweet about how to be a writer
4) feel shame
6) go back to writing
Every year, Eurovision comes along and I watch only the social media side. It's like watching people tweet from inside a Narnian acid trip.
People are really worked up so be advised: the only thing you need to do to be a real writer is kill and eat another real writer. That's it.
NYT-bestselling bag of tarantulas. Miriam Black. Atlanta Burns. Heartland. Star Wars. Zer0es. AND MORE. Totally insufferable. Surely NSFW. Hugs and kisses.
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