Posts tagged writing
Posts tagged writing
Note: Phrases from manuscripts have been slightly modified to protect the innocent… Kind of. I’m working at a few summer gigs, mostly going through the slush pile of a publisher or a literary age…
Three of my friends (from fansubbing groups) decided to start a blog. I’m blogging about the abhorrent pieces of writing I’ve come across at my job. Enjoy.
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a passenger holding the doors of the train open, and we cannot move until the woman he is speaking to either gathers her suitcases and steps off the train with him, or convinces him that it is really over and he should just let her go. We apologize for the delay.
this is what I imagine would happen
If you see this post on your dash, put one of the following letters in the person’s ask box!
A: What do you write? Fanfiction, original fiction, nonfiction, articles, songs, poems, essays, plays, what?
B: How often do you write?
C: Who is your favorite character of your own? Who is your favorite character created by somebody else? Why?
D: If you had the choice of going without writing forever or going without dinner forever, which one would you choose?
E: Have you ever participated in National Novel Writing Month or any of its variations?
F: What’s your favorite book? Favorite author?
G: What’s your least favorite book? Least favorite author?
H: How long have you been writing?
I: What grades do you/did you get in English class?
J: What does writing mean to you?
K: Share an old, embarrassing work?
L: What advice would you give to other writers?
M: How do you feel when somebody gives harsh yet constructive criticism?
N: Which writing blogs and writing help blogs do you follow?
O: What motivates you to write?
P: What are your goals for things to happen to your writing? (Getting published, getting a good review, having a fandom, etc)
Q: How do you get through writer’s block?
R: What genre do you write in?
S: Would you let a stranger off the streets read your first drafts?
T: What’s your favorite part of the writing process? Why?
U: What’s your least favorite part of the writing process? Why?
V: What do you listen to when you write?
W: What’s your biggest pet peeve in writing?
X: (Leave a prompt in the person’s ask box)
Y: How would you describe the perfect prose? How would you describe your own prose?
Z: How often do you read?
The blog post in question is here.
MY DAY HAS BEEN MADE.
“So true…” she whispers as she reblogs while she’s supposed to be “writing”
This is actually so accurate it hurts to see it…