im sorry for how these turned out

anonymous asked:

do you have any advice for starting out fanfic writers?

1. Pay the most attention to sharpening your grammar and spelling and formatting. That’s usually the biggest turn off for readers.

2. When you’re writing dialogue, try and actually say the words/exchange out loud in order to make sure that that is something a person would actually say and that is how they would say. It helps make your dialogue less clunky.

3. Don’t immediately become defensive or quit writing in the face of constructive criticism; learn from it.

4. It’s okay to use cliches. It’s okay to use “generic” ideas. Your writing is what will establish you - not your ideas. The idea is nothing without the execution. You can get a lot of ideas from au prompt lists or just rewriting your favorite scene.

5. NEVER edit while you’re still writing. you need to power through the chapter/one-shot/whatever completely, and then you can go back and edit. It will help you stay motivated and not discouraged, and it will also exponentionally help your editing as you’re focused solely on that rather than dual writing AND editing.

6. Write what makes you happy - not what you think will get the most hits. Do not let hits and reviews and such eclipse your original ambitions for writing.

7. When start a project, FINISH IT. Even if it sucks, even if you hate it, even if you will never end up posting it - try to finish it. Bc not finishing your work can become like the worst habit and it’s hard to shake it.

8. Let reviews encourage you - not control you.

9. HAVE FUN

PSA: DON’T USE FLASH!!!! TO TAKE PHOTOS!!!!! IN MUSEUMS OR GALLERIES!!!!!!!

so i was in front of Van Gogh’s Starry Night at the moma yesterday and this girl in front of me took a picture with the flash on (WHICH YOU DONT DO!!! EVER!!! BECAUSE FLASH IS TERRIBLE FOR PAINTINGS!!!! THERE WERE SIGNS EVERYWHERE SAYING NOT TO USE IT!!!!) 

so i said “hey, dont use flash” 

AND THIS MOLDY ASSBABY turns around, gives me the dirtiest look, takes ANOTHER photo WITH HER FLASH ON and fucking!!!! walks!!!! away!!!!!! and ive never come so close to beating the ever living shit out of someone before in my life.

Starry NIght is one of the most important, beloved works of art IN THE WORLD and youre such a entitled piece of shit that you risk damaging it just to get a fucking photo??????? and you know what? it doesnt even matter that it was starry night, ANY piece of art deserves to be shown safetly. just because an artist isnt famous doesnt mean you get to put their work in jeopardy. art is so fucking imporant to our histories and cultures, to our very humanity, and it makes me furious when people dont respect it. 

this has been a psa from an angry art history student thank you and remember to turn off your flash 

EDIT: I’m adding this because if I get one more ask about how im a fucking pretentious art student who shouldnt assume everyone knows about this im gonna rip my hair out. even though I’ve added it before, I didnt know that it wasn’t common knowledge not to use flash, so sorry for assuming, even tho its a rule at almost every art museum in the world, whatever.

Also while im at it, im now aware that the exact amount of damage is debated. didnt know when i posted this. im not taking any fucking chances on it, but go ahead if you want to, im not your mother.

now just leave me the fuck alone.

a desert mirage 

3

for @lgbtincomics’s pride month challenge 2017

Day 7: a character that represents you (the same lgbt+ identity) (and) a character you identify with (in terms of personality) - Loki (YA/AOA)

“I’m me. First, last, and always.”

B.A.P at the Supermarket

-Jongup is in the cereal aisle

-Daehyun is upset that the kids seat on the shopping cart is too tiny for him, Himchan regrets bringing him already

-Youngjae is frustrated. He has managed to pull every door that says ‘slide to open’

-Junhong is upset at the lack of spongebob boxers for adults

-The slowest man in Korea has managed to piss off people in the fast lane, he smiles to apologise, they melt

-Jongup is still in the cereal aisle

-Himchan and Daehyun are fighting about who will pull the cart

-Youngjae stares at the hair dyes available for 15 minutes, picks brown

-Yongguk is explaining why buying water is important to a couple of 3 year old kids

-Junhong has somehow managed to lock himself in the dairy freezer

-Daehyun has eaten at every taste test counter and now Himchan refuses to buy him dinner

-Youngjae has distanced himself from those two

-Yongguk is still with the kids, now advertising tigger plushies and gum care

-Jongup takes a break to get nesquik and returns to the cereal aisle

-Himchan and Daehyun are now fighting about who will handle money

-Junhong takes the money, there’s too much loving yelling for HimDae to notice

-Youngjae momentarily returns to remove the salt from the cart, assuring HimDae he has enough

-Youngjae also hides the last packet of chicken so Daehyun can’t get it, but it’s turkey, he failed.

-Junhong is now talking to the staff, he has strong opinions about tomato being a fruit

-Daehyun sees Jam and starts to sing “That’s My Jam”, Himchan has given up

-Jongup can’t decide on cereal

-HimDae are now fighting about who can yodel better, a crowd has gathered around them

-Yongguk walks straight past them, grabs Youngjae and leaves

-Junhong has spent all the money on dog treats for Mochi, frowns at shirts because ‘who wears those’ on his way out

-Al*kpop publishes an article in the next hour with footage, “B.A.P’s Himchan and Daehyun leaving group to pursue yodelling careers”

AFTERWORD: The store has shut. The manager is just ensuring all lights are off and no one is here. It’s dark, he’s manoeuvring his torch, but he can feel a presence. “Is anyone there?”, he calls, his voice trembling. There’s a sudden noise, and his eyes are now on a small boy dressed in white, with razor sharp features and light hair. The boy takes steps towards him, clearly armed with something. The manager is about to flee, but the boy….squints. “Where do I pay for the cereal?”

4

hxh chibi phone doodles!!! (i did the kurapika first thats why i accidentally made him smaller…OTL) 

(btw im up to ep 18 lol)

3

omg you can see at what point i gave up

this was going to be a joke and practice for comics in the future but it looks like im going through with it :/ i actually have roles planned out guys XD

pages 1-3: you are here

pages 4-6 : here

pages 7-9: here

3

@tobumori​ suggested Kiyoko + red, gold, and midnight blue; and @caligynephobia​ suggested Shizuku + black and purple! These two characters have very similar character designs that they look like they could be cousins lol so I wanted to draw them together to see how it’d turn out ✨ Thank you so much for sending your prompts!~

Friendly Reminder

that while you can make jokes about Feyre manipulating Lucien in ACOWAR by using his mating bond with Elain, that will not make him change. It will make him worse. His condition will get worse as the female he saw as a friend, manipulates him again and again. Just as Tamlin did to him.  

On Altea we wear this colour to honour our fallen warriors.