Wednesday, 29 August 2012
08:09:35 PM (GMT)
What’s the last thing you wrote?
the last complete and proper thing i wrote was actually a smutty fanfic hehe
Was it any good?
it was the most pornographic thing i've ever written and it had a really good running
metaphor in it so yeah it was pretty good but i could've explained the thought
processes in it a bit better but w/e people only read fanfic for kissing boys and it
had that so ＼(^-^)／
What’s the first thing you wrote that you still have?
haha a story i wrote when i was 4 about three kittens that's like two sentences long
not really, used to a bit
used to, as an angsty 15/16 year old
Favourite genre of writing?
realistic drama angsty dreamy experimental modern stuff
Most fun character you’ve ever created?
sally? or poppy? i dunno! maybe digby!
Most annoying character you’ve ever created?
debbie i can't even write about debbie she's too sad
Best plot you’ve ever created?
the one i'm writing the novel for at the moment!!
Coolest plot twist you’ve ever created?
um idek i can't remember all the plots i've ever created
How often do you get writer’s block?
every time it's not raining
Write fan fiction?
yeah, oasis fanfiction oh my god don't judge me i'm one of those creepy band
Do you type or write by hand?
write by hand for the first draft, type it up after that
Do you save everything you write?
mostly, unless it's truly awful or just notes which i don't need anymore
Do you ever go back to an idea after you’ve abandoned it?
yeah that's the best way to develop ideas
What’s your favourite thing you’ve written?
either "brothers" or "a better place to play"
probably "brothers" i was really pleased with that one
What’s everyone else’s favourite story that you’ve written?
i dunno not many people have read enough of my stories to pick a favourite
Do you ever show people your work?
yeah sometimes, i usually post stuff online and show my friends/family if i need
their opinion or if they ask to see
Did you ever write a novel?
working on one now m8
Ever written romance or angsty teen drama?
duh of course i have i was 15 once
What’s your favourite setting for your characters?
specifically the city where i live, since i stick to the irvine welsh rule
(write about where you know)
How many writing projects are you working on right now?
it's one big one with lots of branches
Do you want to write for a living?
Have you ever won an award for your writing?
naw don't think so
wait haha i won a crappy competition at school does that count?
Ever written anything in script or play format?
no but that's something i really really want to try once i've finished my novel
What are your five favourite words?
ah look all those words are the same length
Do you ever write based on yourself?
i think every character i write about has aspects of myself though because that's
just how it works? it's hard to write about someone if you can't relate to them at
What character have you created that is most like yourself?
poppy murdock and elise dean are essentially a caricatures of myself, poppy being the
positive exaggeration of myself and elise being the negative exaggeration of myself
Where do you get ideas for your characters?
from people i meet, from names, from situations and songs and conversations i
Do you ever write based on your dreams?
i used to keep a dream diary when i was 15/16, i should start again
Do you favour happy endings, sad endings or cliff-hangers?
open endings! with a melancholy after taste but also a silver lining
Have you ever written based on an artwork you’ve seen?
no but maybe i should hm
Are you concerned with spelling and grammar as you write?
i try my best haha
Ever write anything in chatspeak (how r u?)
that's how i talk to my best mate on msn haha
Entirely in L337?
Was that question appalling and unwriterly?
there's no such thing as unwriterly
Does music help you write?
yeah i can take inspiration from music and i'll listen to a certain song to determine
the ~feel~ i want a piece of writing to have but i can't listen to music as i'm
Quote something you’ve written. Whatever pops into your head.
"his body splits open like an eggshell and soul spills out"
wheeeeee that was fun~