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mellowcandle
mellowcandle
because why not
14 pathetic excuses or justify your existence
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peacewish From: peacewish Date: September 16th, 2012 11:25 pm (UTC) (Link)
I like your answers! Sigh, I miss reading your stuff too. If there was a fic in this new fandom of yours that could be enjoyed without canon knowledge, which would it be?

I think the hardest part of writing is having the confidence to go forward with my chosen plot. Sometimes I come up on crossroads and I realize that my next few steps could drastically change the course of the story. And the reason that such a thing occurs to me is because I actually do have a few mental images from each path, and I know they're good ideas, but they're mutually exclusive and I have to choose. It's the worst feeling, having that doubt eat you up inside. The best way to deal with it, I think, is to write out the logical conclusion of each option and see where it's going to lead. Because it's all about how things end, and if I don't know that then I'm not going to get anywhere. The one with the best ending is the path to take.

mellowcandle From: mellowcandle Date: September 18th, 2012 06:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
Of my stuff, I'd say Out Here doesn't require too much canon knowledge, as it's pairing-focused rather than plot-focused, which is typical for me anyway, really.

You always do plotting so well, so it's kind of a relief to hear it can trip you up. It's definitely my weakest point and the biggest issue with my thing I'm working on right now. I'm trying to just take it one chapter at a time, but I'm still worried about making the eventual ending satisfying enough. So that answers why I've never finished anything.
14 pathetic excuses or justify your existence