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I have been meaning to do this for MONTHS but hey, there’s no better time than the present so buckle up, here we go!

THESE BOOKS ARE A GODSEND.

I am ALWAYS on the lookout for writing aids that ACTUALLY HELP. If you’re like me, and occasionally venture out to buy books on, let’s say, showing vs telling - you will always get the same rehearsed speeches on what that means. -summons pretentious writer’s voice- You’ve got to shoooooow what’s happening in the scene, not teeeeeeell~~ BAH! What you NEVER get, however, is how to do it, or how do it better.

THESE BOOKS ARE THE STUFF OF DREAMS

Each of these is so freaking helpful, I can’t even convey. They all follow the same format as the pictures I’ve shown above, so you get one detailed page of descriptions followed by tons of more in-depth, thought provoking concepts.

I’ll do my best to lay out the five that I have and if you are interested, hop on over to Amazon and buy these suckers up because they are AMAZING; I have NEVER used a writing resource more than I use these.

Negative Trait Thesaurus & Positive Trait Thesaurus
-gives you a definition of said negative trait
-gives you similar flaws also found in the book
-gives you possible causes of WHY the character might have this trait
-gives you a list of other behaviors the chara might have
-gives you examples of the chara’s thought process
-gives associated emotions
-gives positive aspects of the trait, as well as negative
-gives examples of well known chara’s that have this trait
-talks about how the chara might overcome it
-gives traits that, when combined with this one, might cause conflict
How I use this information:
Chara building, or when I get stuck on what I want a character to do. Man, I just can’t decide what they WOULD do. Well, awesome, I have a little guide to help me think through the character’s possible motivations. Also, I get help building a potential backstory because I get a framework of which to think, why is the character this way?

Urban Setting Thesaurus & Rural Setting Thesaurus
-gives a whole lot of examples of sights, smells, tastes, and sounds
-gives examples of textures and sensations (ie at an ‘antique shop’ you may encounter chipped paint, distressed wood, etc)
-gives you possible sources of conflict (ie at a ‘hotel’ you might have noisy neighbors)
-gives list of people you might expect to find at said location
-gives related settings
-gives tips on this type of setting
-gives a setting description example
How I use this information: IMAGERY IMAGERY IMAGERY

Emotion Thesaurus (aka MY FAVORITE)
-gives a definition of the emotion
-gives physical signs and signals (ie chara may look pale, might fidget, etc)
-gives internal sensations (aka, blood pounding in the ears, dry throat, adrenaline rush)
-gives mental responses (ie fight or flight)
-gives cues of acute or long-term impacts of the emotion
-gives ‘may escalate to _______’ and directs you to other emotions
-gives cues of suppression (ie cues of suppressed rage)
-gives writer tips
How I use this information: I love this book so hardcore, it’s so helpful with internalizing. It’s great because I get to step outside of that box of using the same five responses to a certain emotion and start really thinking about, what can a character do instead to show that they are feeling this, rather than me using adverbs or his adrenaline pumped fifty gazillion times.

These books are all co-written by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi (bless their souls) and if this sounds of interest LOOK INTO IT!! I get such buyer’s regret after buying writing guides but these are legit the best ones I have found and I reference them so, so, so much.

Hope this helps anyone out there looking for something life-changing!!

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That was probably the wrong answer…

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Flowers!
Inspired by these three wonderful posts

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screenshots by Outspokenbeef15 on reddit, he has more screenshots and gifs 

(I especially like this one with drunk dancing witchers)

redditors fifthdayofmayStealthyNoodle4Alonso555Awsomethingy and BothFawn post Storyboard UI stuff as well

The more I think about it, the more I want a Power Rangers/Supergirl crossover, with only subtle hints and implications of Trimberly. Then at the end of the big battle, Kim & Trini’s face masks pull back and they give each other a victory kiss.

Kara: Wait, you two are together?

Kim & Trini: Umm…yeah?
[*Trini gives Kara a look like she’s ready to fight her, Supergirl or not, if she doesn’t choose her next words carefully*]

Kara: Oh. Well, that’s awesome! I had no idea. I thought you were just gal pals like Lena & I.

Kim & Trini: Wait, wait, wait…you two AREN’T together?!?!

Lena: *exasperated sigh* …I know, right?!

Kara: 😳 *blushes and incomprehensible stuttering*

What makes octopuses so awesome?

Well, here are just a few things:

Okay, so that’s a lot of awesome right there. But what about this:

Plus, they have some pretty amazing defense mechanisms, from changing color to blend in with their surroundings (or let you know they are angry):

To squeezing themselves into impossibly tiny places. (Did we mention they have no skeleton?)

And a bonus fact: octopuses live in almost all of our national marine sanctuaries!

ASOIAF MEME: Wenda the White Fawn and the Kingswood Brotherhood

The Kingswood Brotherhood was an infamous outlaw organization during the reign of King Aerys II. Operating out of the Kingswood, the Brotherhood gained recognition by kidnapping several nobles and evading early attempts to capture them. Ultimately, they became such a nuisance that King Aerys sent a detachment of soldiers led by notable members of the Kingsguard to destroy them. Lord Sumner Crakehall and his two squires, Jaime Lannister and Merrett Frey, were also part of the retinue, led by Ser Arthur Dayne.

The Brotherhood was sheltered by the smallfolk of the Kingswood, preventing the royal forces from finding and ending the outlaws. However, Ser Arthur Dayne gained the confidence of the smallfolk, who had believed that the only ones protecting their rights was the Brotherhood. Arthur petitioned the king for better rights for the smallfolk and he made sure the royal forces paid for any items they took from the peasantry. Arthur’s actions swung the allegiance of the smallfolk to the royal forces who could now hunt the Brotherhood, as the outlaws could no longer walk around with impunity in the forest.

In a notable clash, the young Jaime Lannister, Ser Arthur Dayne, and Ser Barristan Selmy faced off against several notable outlaws, including the Smiling Knight and their leader, Simon Toyne. Barristan killed Simon, while Arthur killed the Smiling Knight. Jaime regards the battle, in which he crossed swords with the Smiling Knight, as one of his fondest memories.

Other members of the Brotherhood included Wenda the White Fawn, Oswyn Longneck the Thrice Hanged, Big Belly Ben, Fletcher Dick and Ulmer. All members are presumed dead except Ulmer, who joined the Night’s Watch to avoid execution.

“So what’s it gonna be, huh? Long sullen silence or mean comment?”

Since I’m on a superhero kick at the moment and I just got to see Deadpool, have a late night sketch of some Negasonic Teenage Warhead!

so i drew auston matthews.
shoutout to @iceburgh87, @gigglymarner, and @cloudykiidd for their constant encouragement 💙

So I haven’t seen anything posted about her yet but this is Baron Chau and she’s coming in S2 of Into the Badlands and I’ve been crying over her nonstop for 24 hours LOOK AT HER SHE’S GORGEOUS I hope she’s amazing??? I’ve wanted a female asian character so badly and now we have one and she looks so cool 😭😭😭

It looks like she deals in human cargo tho like the cogs…so that’s going to be intriguing.

Screw TVD! Check Out A Real Vampire Show! From Dusk Till Dawn.

For all of those who hate TVD, and those who were pissed off at the shitshow called a finale, and those who were tired of watching characters get mistreated constantly (Bonnie, Stefan, Tyler, and even Enzo (he had such great potential)) go on Netflix and/or Putlocker.com, and check out a real vampire show called “From Dusk Till Dawn.”

They have 2 badass very sexy handsome brothers that are truly ride or die for each other:

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Seriously, ya’ll can keep gawking at Ian Somerhalder who’s not even that handsome he looks like a creep. Ya’ll don’t know what ya’ll missing out on with this sexy beast.

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Look at the sad puppy. :(

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They have the true myth, legend, the baddest bitch of them all Kisa/Santanico Pandemonium:

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I’m so gay for her.

They have a true compassionate, caring person who’s selfless and it is shown not said (I’m talking about you Elena “You’re compassion is a gift” bullshit ass crybaby Gilbert):

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And she cares about her brother (Not that I can say the same for you Elena):

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Speaking of you have her badass handsome brother who’s not a major crybaby, and did I mention he kicks ass!:

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Jeremy Gilbert did deserve better, but…he annoyed the shit out of me.

They have a cool, awesome, diabolical, actually funny, sexy villain:

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Si papi ;)

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They have intimidating, scary, and cool villains:

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At least they kept the villains as villains, and didn’t give them cheesy ass sob stories to make us sympathize with them. 

They have a badass hunter called “The Peacekeeper”:

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Take that Alaric.

Not to mention they did an awesome Hell storyline that was actually done right,(And you got a chance to learn about the whole “end of the world” prediction in another culture) and we had a badass awesome demon that will truly bring Hell on Earth:

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So Cade, Sybil, and Seline can all kiss Amaru’s ass and bow down to her the true Queen of Hell because she was da bomb!

Last but not least, the Culbera’s (basically Mexican vampires) can kick the “vampires” (if that’s what they are anymore. I mean seriously the show doesn’t even treat them like vampires anymore they treat them like people who happen to drink blood. They literally stop acting like vampires!) from Vampire Diaries ass any fucking day of the week:

Oh, and by the way….

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I had to do it. But seriously guys check this show out you won’t be disappointed. This show is amazing and has kickass vampires (well culberas), and has awesome characters and villains that are not hyped up just so they can be a let down. Check it out!