Netflix's The Many Faces of Ito is based on a novel by Japanese author Asako Yuzuki called "Ito-Kun A to E". To be fair, I believe that both male and female writers are capable of writing characters outside of their own experiences, provided that they put in the blood, sweat, and tears to write these … Continue reading An Analysis of The Many Faces of Ito
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Monday Writing Strengths!
Ideas! I love creating weird "what if" stories through the lens of a scientific or historical context. And if that tiny seed blooms into a three-headed Venus flytrap . . . that's half the battle.
Quotes to Write By – Day 24
Octavia Butler has been called the Queen of Sci-Fi and with the worlds, themes, and characters she has created and written about, the title is well-deserved. She unfortunately died on February 24, 2006. Due to the white male dominated world of science-fiction I had recently learned of her existence a few years ago. A few … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 24
Quotes to Write By – Day 23 Writer vs Author?
Quote #23 "Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it." Sidonie Gabrielle Based on this quote, I want to be an author. Other differences between what makes an … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 23 Writer vs Author?
Quotes to Write By – Day 22
So far, I've written the first five chapters (one chapter behind) of Moondust. And so far, all of the ideas that I've created and outlined seem to fit well. They seem to make sense, heighten tension, and flesh out the characters. Of course when I've completed this first draft that may change. And that's okay. … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 22
Quotes to Write By – Day 21
I've been writing for a while and each day I realize that there's so much more I need to learn. I remember over a decade ago when my most favorite professor, Dr. Byrd told me that I had a unique writing voice. He pointed out to me that I needed to hold onto it, to … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 21
Quotes to Write By – Day 17
I love watching shows and reading books that involve a lot of conflict, tension, and suspense. "I love reading books where nothing happens and the characters just stand around doing nothing." Said No One Ever Likewise, as a writer I want to make sure that I give my readers what they want and screaming for … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 17
Quotes to Write By – Day 16
Two Quotes today. They're just both so wonderful. I couldn't decide which one to do, so I chose both. Oh, and life happened yesterday, so I was unable to post one. 😀 Read One Get One! (ROGO) Quote #16 "You are not a hundred dollar bill. Not everyone is going to like you or your story. Do not … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 16
Quotes to Write By – Day 14
The following quote comes from Daniel Quinn, cultural critic and former publisher of educational text. I regret that I didn't use more of what "I know" when I first started writing. I regret not realizing how important these succulent bits and pieces were. I regret not realizing sooner that just because what I knew … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 14
Quotes to Write By – Day 12
This quote is deep. So deep that I'm not even going to say anything about it. Instead, I'll meditate on it and let it do all the talking. 🙂 Alexander Chee, the author of this quote is new to me. I hope to read some of his books in the near future. Quote #12 "Characters … Continue reading Quotes to Write By – Day 12