Originally…

I've been thinking a lot about original stories and how their life expectancy is pretty low nowadays. What is it that makes most people prefer remakes, sequels, and prequels more than completely original stories? Maybe it's the mystery that turns people off, the possibility that might not be as good as something already successful like… Continue reading Originally…

Preparing for the Oncoming Storm

One of the biggest turn-offs for writing novels, if not the biggest, in my opinion, is all of the setup. That part of the novel filled to the brim with exposition, precise details, sometimes a timeline of events. Naturally, this can be something spread out rather than a giant wall of text (GWT). Nevertheless, it's… Continue reading Preparing for the Oncoming Storm

Inspiration in the Works

Annnd for today's topic: Inspiration. One thing that everyone seems to look for nowadays is an original idea, which is absolutely great if you have one. Originality is so sought after because it's so hard to come by because there are over seven billion people alive today. The Population Reference Bureau estimates that a whopping… Continue reading Inspiration in the Works