Elements of Story - UPDATEDElements of Story - UPDATED4 years ago in Writing More Like This
Updated Mar. 18th 2009
The following is a self-discovered list of elements contained in an excellent story:
An interesting and intriguing main character, an individual with a unique past that has made him who he is at the time of the story. Be sure to explain the important aspects of this backstory where appropriate.
This main character must have a story goal: a mission to accomplish, a mystery to solve, his past to reconcile, a villain to overthrow, a treasure to find, a person to save, etc.
Along with this goal, the character must have an all-consuming desire that drives him to accomplish what he sets out to achieve. Love, re
Propaganda - Enemy of FictionPropaganda - Enemy of Fiction3 years ago in Writing More Like This
The Enemy of Good Fiction
~ PROPAGANDA! ~
Many people have asked me, "Why don't you watch TV anymore?"
I do, sort of. I play movies that I buy and rent on my TV regularly. However, I Don't watch cable TV or local TV, and I NEVER watch sitcoms or Reality TV of any kind. If I want the news, I go to the internet.
Why Not? Because there's too much Programming going on in those programs, and not one drop of Reality in Reality TV -- especially the Law & Order ones.
TV = The Tool of Propaganda
By Phil Cunningham
Posted WITH Permission.)
Propaganda and Advertising, affects us all. The two operate using the
How You Can Use TV to Inspire YouHello there! This is the first of many articles I shall write to help people create. I will focus on writing, but of course, many of the articles could work for any other art. Please remember, if you have a hard time watching something and need to read it, there is always closed caption! If TV is simply uninspiring to you, don't use it. I find fishing totally uninspiring, but if it helps you, go for it.How You Can Use TV to Inspire You1 month ago in Writing More Like This
Now, on with the inspiration - in no particular order!
TV has a wealth of shows that show us how our world works. From careers, to companies, to the animal kingdom - and to space!
Commercials can be intense in
stupid commercials 1stupid commercials 18 months ago in Writing More Like This
i want to discussed the stupidity of most commercials and lots of TV shows, who ever opened up the door for this things trolled us all, well most commercials don't really tell you want there selling until the end of it, you think its like a phone commercial or something else and it turns out its about shoes or some other kind of ridicules product that actually had no relevance to the commercial that was just plane out retarded and made no sense,
it sounds like im being a dick but the thing in the matter is I'm telling the truth, commercials suck and are pretty stupid, yes not all are dumb, we got some good ones time to time, there getting ra
New FloridaHello and welcome to Mariah Reviews Mary Sues. I’m your host Mariah Susannah, and I’m hoping you’ve all read my rules and understand I’m bashing the character, not the author.New Florida1 month ago in Writing More Like This
For the first review, I believe I should do something short, simple and close to my heart. And what could be closer to my heart than the first fandom that inspired me to write fan-fiction?
Red vs Blue is a popular machinima based on the game series Halo. The original, light-hearted seasons of the Blood Gulch Chronicles gave way to intrigue and drama from Project Freelancer, a military program experimenting on AI and soldiers. The Freelancers nu
TVTelevisionTV5 years ago in Writing More Like This
Television is a widely used telecommunication medium for sending (broadcasting) and receiving moving images, either monochromatic ("black and white") or color, usually accompanied by sound. "Television" may also refer specifically to a television set, television programming or television transmission. The word is derived from mixed Latin and Greek roots, meaning "far sight": Greek tele (τῆλε), far, and Latin visio, sight (from video, vis- to see, or to view in the first person).
Commercially available since the late 1930s, the television set has become a common communications receiver in homes, businesses and
TelevisionTelevisionTelevision5 years ago in Writing More Like This
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Television is a widely used telecommunication medium for sending (broadcasting) and receiving moving images, either monochromatic ("black and white") or color, usually accompanied by sound. "Television" may also refer specifically to a television set, television programming or television transmission. The word is derived from mixed Latin and Greek roots, meaning "far sight": Greek tele (t??e), far, and Latin visio, sight (from video, vis- t
How You Can Use Video Games to Inspire YouHello again!How You Can Use Video Games to Inspire You1 month ago in Writing More Like This
The last article touched on television and how it can help authors get creative. Now I'm going to dive deeper into the TV area. Video games are an excellent source for the creative mind, be that mind a writer or otherwise. If video games are simply not your thing don't worry about it. Not everyone is inspired by the same inspiration.
1) DRESS UP GAMES
This is good if you want a basic, female character - one you don't mind changing once you get the basics down. You could make a male character as well, but they are not as varied as their female counter-parts. Sometimes you can add animals. Others have a selection of cars and fur