Assassin, Leap of Faith by ChaoyuanXu
A3 (297 x 420mm)
ink on paper
Since many are inquiring, this will be my very first original piece available for sale! Get this work shipped and personally signed by me. :)
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Fallen gradually (or suddenly) out of love with your current project? We’ve all been there at some point or another. You feel unmotivated, uninspired. You look back on everything you’ve done and you’re no longer satisfied with it. Your story, which was once the most flawless of diamonds, has been…
But no matter what, that one cool moment is not why people love that story — they love it for everything that sets up the cool moment, and everything else that makes it a great story. And this is why nostalgia is so deadly — because nostalgia tends to focus on the tip of the iceberg rather than the huge frozen juggernaut beneath. So if you spend a lot of time trying to recreate the coolest moment from your favorite TV episode, you’ll miss the stuff that mostly goes unnoticed, which made people care in the first place. Nostalgia always cheats.
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Why write what you don’t know? Is going down the super highway of writing what’s comfortable, safe and predictable the best way to go?
Write your rough draft and don’t care about plot holes or grammar mistakes. Obviously all of these will be fixed with your editing later one. The rough draft is the hardest to get through, but you’re golden when it’s done. Well, that is, until you realise you have a tone of mistakes to fix and you’re not actually finished.
Writing Tip #23 (via writingtypos)