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    CollisionOfFates

    Aug 8, 2019

    Woah, big questions! First of all, the biggest piece of advice I can give on making your writing interesting is to just write. Practice as often as you can, and you’ll get there. Don’t worry about length so much, either; sometimes that can take away from the plot. If you do want to make it longer, try adding details and describe things using the five senses. Secondly, I definitely get what you mean about inspiration! It can be a very useful thing, so look for as much of it as you can. You’re right about original ideas being tricky, too. There are so many books in the world with so many plots and storylines that it’s hard to come up with anything new! For now, as long as it’s not plagiarism and you have original content, don’t worry and just write. Like I said, with practice, it’ll come.
    Oh, and don’t pressure yourself for ideas! Sometimes at school or when it’s really early in the morning, I’ll get random inspiration, and I turn it into a story. Write what makes you happy!!
    Hope this helps!
    With love, narwhals, and a touch of magic,
    *CollisionOfFates*

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  2. SirSlyWolf21

    Aug 8, 2019

    I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of an umbrella chart, but it’s what I use a lot when making a story. So the top is one big category (aka the umbrella) and it’s the general idea for your story. Like uhhh “Kids stuck in deadly maze and don’t know how to escape” then directly under that you have boxes. You can have as many as you want but a good number to start with is 3-4. In each box is sort of a piece of story arc or maybe a time frame. For this example maybe “MC gets dropped into maze”, “MC becomes maze runner”, “Group runs out of time in maze”, and “Group escapes maze”. (It’s also been awhile since I’ve read maze runner but you should get the gist) Then under those boxes you have a few circles. Each circle is a point you want to add to the story during that arc or point in time. Like for the first part, maybe you want everybody to hate him. Maybe in the 3rd arc he finds a love interest. Little bits like that, something you think would make a better story. I’m not the best at explaining things but I’m sure if you look up examples of umbrella charts you can see easier. Also, this may just be how I do it, I have no clue if it’ll help anybody else.

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    sofiapierce3

    Aug 8, 2019

    The only thing I can tell you is that if you have a talent and passion for what you’re writing, then you can make a story as lengthy and interesting as possible. So maybe take a little time off, and let a new idea you’re really passionate about come around; it’s no use to force an idea to come. Like Alana said before, length isn’t important in a story; it’s the plot, so try to make as captivating and beautiful as you can, and forget about length. It doesn’t really matter. But if you do want a more lengthy story, try adding more description in your characters, surroundings, etc.
    Hope this helps!

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  4. SirSlyWolf21

    Aug 8, 2019

    Hey, I’m always down to get help/help other writers so lets find a way to better communicate and see how we work together. Sirslywolf21@gmail.com is my writing email so you’re free to send me things there whenever, but if you want we can use whatever works easiest for you.

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  5. SirSlyWolf21

    Aug 8, 2019

    It doesn’t allow me to copy paste so basically the same thing as above lol. You can email me at sirslywolf21@gmail.com that way we can use google docs and the like. Or if there is something easier or whatever that you prefer to use then by all means we can use that just lemme know.

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    sofiapierce3

    Aug 8, 2019

    I’ll think about it.

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    luvbooks4evr

    Aug 8, 2019

    Could you read mine? It’s sort of depressing, and it’s the first time I’m writing a young adult romance, soooo…

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  8. deekgee

    Sep 9, 2019

    Series of Unfortunate Events also defines larger words within the story.

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    unikyky25

    Oct 10, 2019

    Wait, did you publish an ACTUAL book?

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    unikyky25

    Oct 10, 2019

    Haha! Loooove that series.

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