Post by MDPthatsme on Sept 4, 2011 11:24:32 GMT -6
Call it what you will, but somewhere in that brain of yours is a "plan of action" towards writing, picture taking, etc. I recently wrote down plans of action for everything of mine from Sims stories to prose and it was interesting. I've never really written down "the plan."
It makes you understand what type of story you're writing. For instance The Gang moves by character fronts/conflicts. Shane and Sally, Toulouse/Sasha/Peppermint, Kassidy Lane and Dewy, etc. And the prose version of it is similar.
Alternate Universe moved by initial conflict and problems...danger...but not necessarily for character advancement. It was more of the plotty type.
So the reason for this post is analyze your stories. Did you find anything interesting? And have you ever written/made a plan of action?
Oh this is so true MDP! My plan of action is normally floating loosely around in my brain, lol!
I write notes on each character for the newest part in my story but haven't yet written any detailed plans thus far. I've noticed though, looking through my notes for this Part and for previous Parts, that my story is moved by the advancement of the relationships of my characters. That's how I started writing The Drifter in the first place. Though it wasn't intentional, I had an aim to just make it entertaining. lol I completely suck at writing about adventure/danger/action type plots. I've tried and tested a few out before I started The Drifter and...yeah...they weren't too good. lol
I do plan to write a plan of action for my next Part (5). A blogger buddy showed me how she does her's and I was totally surprised at how simple it was. I think I always try to make things out to be more complicated than what they have to be. lol
Post by MDPthatsme on Sept 5, 2011 14:36:01 GMT -6
I love The Drifter. ;D
And not everyone is cut out to write adventures. It is very hard to write them. I know from one billion rewrites. Those are stories that move on initial conflict not just from characters, but surroundings. Oh, and forces beyond anyone's control...even the writer's sometimes.
I'm envious of those that can write adventure. My attempts at this was when I first started writing and they featured my selfsim. lol I might try again one day, I'm feeling a lot more confident about writing now, though I know I still have a long way to go.
But hey, I'm having fun and that's what it's all about, right.