Unless it’s like raging feedback that you can’t understand and is mean and rude and not at all helpful. In that case, GO BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF JOHN.
But usually, we writers are smart enough to choose awesome people to critique our work. So then it’s NOT a sob party where we question our existence.
BUT. How do we find those people??? How do we improve from their feedback??? And how do WE give feedback???
Well, friends, May is being HELPFUL (like she always is) and helping you out on all things feedback! Ish.
And this will also help with The Scribbler’s Challenge! (Which is a project with a sign-up deadline of TODAY.) The whole purpose is giving and getting feedback, so maybe this well help* all you Scribblers out???
And I think they’re the most important part of a story. Now, just because I think it doesn’t mean it’s right. (Or does it???) But characters are SUPER important to me, and I feel that if you don’t have well-developed characters, your whole story fails.
Which is why I’m here to talk about developing characters!
I’m super excited because HELLO CHARACTERS ARE THE BEST THING EVER, and I get to talk to you guys on how to develop them! Of course, I am TOTALLY NOT a professional on this. I may have a different method than you, and that’s COMPLETELY OKAY.
I’ll just talk about the way that I develop characters (because I don’t really know any other way???)
(Actually, I’ll be listing some main parts that you need to have when you’re developing characters. Because I’m #nice like that.)
If you are a writer, you doubt yourself. I am not exaggerating.
Actually, even if you AREN’T a writer, you doubt yourself. But writers doubt themselves more. And you’re welcome for boosting your self-confidence! *thumbs up*
But we writers shouldn’t doubt ourselves! We are wonderful people (usually) who write great (usually) and deserve to be recognized for our amazing writing skills (usually). While I am a big doubter of myself, I think that we shouldn’t be. We’re great, yo.
Also I’m REALLY EXCITED to do this Writer Woes because the wonderful Mahriya*asked me to write a post on “signs that you’re not a writer”. BECAUSE SHE’S SO DOUBTFUL OF HERSELF AND DOESN’T THINK SHE’S A WRITER. *waggles finger at everyone who thinks this* Non, my fren, you lie.
But I aim for POSITIVE** on this blog, so obviously I’m writing a post on all the signs that you ARE writer. So if you relate to even ONE of these—YOU ARE A WRITER.