One of the most common problems article writers face is interruptions. Since most writers work at home, this adds to the potential interruptions and if you have children or even indoor pets (or both), this adds more distractions to your writing day.
If you want to be able to write more articles, it’s going to be important to cut out as many distractions as possible. The only way to do this is to find out what’s really interrupting you and then determine a way to prevent this as much as possible.
Here’s one way to find out what interrupting you. First when you sit down to write, keep a notepad by your side with a pen or pencil handy. Each time throughout your workday that you are interrupted, make a little note of what it is that’s interrupting you.
At the end of the day, take a look at this notepad or paper. What was …
Text-based role playing in chat rooms and instant messages began as an interesting way to pass the time when I was about 12 or 13. But, throughout the years that it was a mindless hobby, it developed skills within me as a fiction writer that I didn’t become aware of until six years later.
Storytelling and Character Development:
In text-based role play, it is necessary that you present your character as best you can to the other player. For the sake of keeping my RP partner awake and interested, I would use as few descriptive words as possible to paint a picture or express a specific kind of character. By doing so, I’ve learned how to tell a story in such a way that it continues to move with few snags and slow spots. And, along the way, paint a vivid picture (I hope) in the reader’s mind of the characters used to tell the …