When doing a rewrite, adaptation, or fix fic, what are some things to keep in mind when deciding what to keep, what to change, and what to leave out?
Month: May 2018
#95: The False Competition Between Fanfic and Original Fiction
What's depleting you isn't the act of writing; it's the shame you feel about how and what you're writing.
#94: Unfinished Story Choice Paralysis
Start with the story that's most often or most strongly on your mind, and stick with it until it's done.
#93: Writing Scenes of Boredom Without Being Boring
You don't generate empathy with a bored character by boring the reader; you do it by humanizing the character and the experience of boredom.
#92: How to End a Story
Endings do need to bring at least the major story threads to a resting point, but they're primarily emotional experiences.