Shout out to all the people who play Dragon Age on consoles and don’t have access to mods to make their Inquisitors/Wardens/Hawkes super hot, but still manage to make attractive PCs with the vanilla options and love them anyway.
I want to start off that i’ve been pretty chill about people reposting my work because I hadn’t seen it as a problem, especially since to me it was just fan art and I didn’t really care. However, it’s really starting to bug me. Significantly because most of the things getting reposted is my old work.
It’s embarrassing. Please do not repost my work any longer. I’ve given Permission in the past, so if I already have then we’re cool, and that was my call. I thank you kindly for tagging me and giving me credit, but I am now very uncomfortable with this.
Especially youtube videos. I haven’t seen any with my work that were monetized ( that i know of ), but i forgot that youtube pays. Please, no more youtube videos. I’m really worried and incredibly uncomfortable.
You’re going to get criticism as a writer. I guarantee
it. A few people will hate what you’re doing (or if you’re lucky, a lot of a
few people will hate it). Some people will think you’re not good enough to be
published. Some people will send you long lists of all the mistakes you made in
your last book. Some of those mistakes may be real. People will tell you they
don’t know why your book is a big deal (or a little deal). People will also
tell you they couldn’t read past the first paragraph or the first page because
it was boring, or stupid or about a girl or about a dog or about something they
don’t care about.
Here’s what I want you to remember: You’re not writing
for everyone. You’re not writing for the people who don’t get what you’re
writing. You’re not writing to get that kid who hated you in seventh grade to
like you. You’re not writing for critics. You’re not writing for the future you
can’t see into. You’re not writing to some writer in the past who’s dead now
and will never know if you used a cool reference to his book. You’re not
writing to get someone who hates this genre to change their mind.
You’re writing for friends. And by that I don’t
necessarily mean the people who are your friends right now. I mean the people
who get what you’re doing and care about it. If you’re writing fantasy, you’re
writing for people who like fantasy and the particular kind you’re writing. If
you’re writing humor, you’re writing for people who want to laugh. If you’re
writing mystery, you’re writing for people who want to be scared.
For every person who thinks what you tried to do doesn’t
matter, there are ten who think it does. Those are the ones you’re writing for.
They laugh in the right places. They feel sick in the wrong places. They didn’t
guess all the twists and turns before you wanted them to. They didn’t know that
character was going to turn villainous. They believed in the rules you set
forth. They let you weave your magic over them and they didn’t see any of the
holes they might have seen.
So when you’re dealing with criticism, remember that you’ve
got friends who are rooting for you to succeed in the next book. You’ve got
people who know you can do this. You have friends who pick up the last book and
think that all they want is another one just like this, that does all those
same things, that surprises again and delights in the same way, and hits all
the right notes. They don’t want you to wonder about if what you’ve spent your
whole life perfecting matters. Of course it does! They’re your friends.
•pairing: min yoongi x reader • genre/warnings: smut,
masturbation with a twist, non-penetrative sex toy usage • words: 4,851 → summary: in which you’re
unsure if you’ve ever received an orgasm and when you finally pluck up the
courage to use the vibrator you bought that one day on a whim, Yoongi barges
through the door… • note. sometimes I should
never be left alone with my thoughts…
Grantaire and Enjolras drunkenly laughed together. Grantaire didn’t seem so intoxicated when he answered the second time around and Enjolras felt something rising in his own throat. (i did not make these gifs, all credit to x)