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Nanamisama. Tropes. WriteWorld. - (TW: Rape, Racism) I feel like people don't know how Vikings worked... RP Anonymous. Writing Help. This is (not) psychology. 12 Writing Fiction Checklists. RPedia Masterlist. RPedia: The Roleplay Resource. Duel Academy. How to Describe Eyes. How to Describe Eyes (An updated version of this 2K-word article is reproduced in my 15K-word book How to Describe Eyes and Faces. See below.) [First, my profound apologies to the vast majority of readers who don't steal content, but I have to state the following. This article and all content on this website belongs to Val Kovalin, copyright ©, except where noted.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without written permission from Val Kovalin is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Val Kovalin and with a return link to the original content.] Even though I recommend "less is more" with physical description in fiction, I love descriptions of characters' eyes: eye-color and other attributes. Go to the Eye Color List (separate page) Go to the Eye-Color Images (further down on this page) How to Write a Good Description. The Eye-Color Images. What about the gray eye? {ミカゲ} MIKAGE. Kobato Hanato desu~ Amandaonwriting: Seven tips for writing great sentencesKeep sentences brief. ’You should write the shortest possible sentences using the shortest possible words, in the shortest possible paragraphs, not because people are dimwits or because they’re busy - they’re not that dim or that busy - but because force comes from the elimination of the inessential.’Vary your sentence patterns.

No one wants to read paragraph after paragraph of fifteen to twenty word sentences. Mix it up.Wake the reader up. ’Use questions, exclamations, asides, commands, interruptions, and inversions.’ For example, instead of saying, To begin with, Marley was dead. I only read 5 pages a day. Story Starters & Idea Generators. One of the best ways to break through writer's block or stretch your writing skills is to pick a story starter and just start writing.

Suggestions on how to use each generator are included with the generator. Caveat: There's always a temptation to keep looking for the "perfect" idea, but then you need to ask yourself...are you really just trying to avoid writing? Problem: You can't get a story started Solution: Archetype's Plot Scenario Generator What it is: This generator provides you with the event that gets the story rolling and a secondary conflict to keep you going! Problem: Your characters lack depth Solution: Archetype's Character Generator What it is: A quick character sketch filled with the kinds of little details that makes stories engaging: character gender, cardinal traits, weaknesses, and most prized possession.

Problem: Your characters don't feel like "real" people Solution: Archetype's Everyday Problems Generator Looking for something you don't see? Getting Yourself Started. Prompts and Pointers. Turtle Power! Turtle Power! Haru no Hana. Raise another army and outlaw peace | 102 Resources for Fiction Writers. Reference for writers.