Some stories and characters can support ongoing serialization, expansive, multi-volume series, and a host of spin-offs and sequels. Others cannot. How can we, then, as writers, know when it's best to keep working on the projects we love and when it's time to finally say goodbye in order to avoid the dreaded specter of franchise fatigue?
Do Note: This post will contain spoilers for 'The Last Jedi.' If you haven't seen the movie yet, read on at your own risk.
When Achala left for the fields that morning, she never imagined that the least eventful discovery of her day would be finding an oni washed up along the riverbank.
Guest Post written by Aaron Smothers (sustainedoverflow.wordpress.com)
Thanksgiving should be more than a holiday - it should be a mindset and a lifestyle, in good times and bad, both for the writer and for the public at large.
Have you ever faced a time in your life where your soul yearns for expression, but the ideal outlet just isn't there?
The start of the second year of the Inklings blog is fast approaching - find out more about its future and the current state of my own writing journey here!
Writing is a long, hard road filled with joys and perils, the end of which you might not find for unforeseeable years to come. That's why it's always essential to find someone who has your back as you follow that road, one step at a time...
"In the best works of fiction, there's no mustache-twirling villain. I try to write shows where even the bad guy's got his reasons." -Lin-Manuel Miranda
For some, editing is a time of renewal and rebirth. For others, it is drudgery and minutiae. Regardless of your feelings, however, the pain and growth of editing is as necessary to the process as the writing itself!