Another stop for The Cycle of the Six Moons “Name Before the Masses” tour byGoddess Fish Promotions! I’ve written a guest post over at The Reading Addict. The topic is how one of my hobbies has enriched my writing.
Here’s an excerpt:
I read passages out loud dramatically to myself to make sure that the words convey the emotion I want.
I also grew up with JRPGs. Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy VI-IX, Earthbound… This was before voice acting was common in video games, and I often wondered what the characters would sound like with voices. In senior year of high school, I finally had the basic technology to give voices to the characters.
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You see it everywhere in the writing community. It’s on t-shirts, mugs, and prints, in tweets and bios, etc. People say they love destroying feels, they drink the tears of their readers, they live for making their readers cry, and many other forms of the same idea.
I don’t think it is said in a way that is meant to be malicious or uncaring. But I think it is possible that it is said without giving thought to the future implications for both reader and author.
I want to take my job seriously
I love writing, and if I am a professional author I need to be considerate of my audience, who enables me to do what I love. Do some people like having their feels destroyed? Yes. Double yes. It’s not always bad. But the thing that separates a good writer from a manipulative writer is how they do…
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Got a short interview with Rogue’s Angels today 😀 Head on over to the blog and read about which character I’d like to be if I were in The Cycle of the Six Moons! (Spoiler alert: it’s none of the main characters.)
- What elements are necessary components for this genre?
The Cycle of the Six Moons is YA fantasy. I think that the most important element in writing fantasy, and even sci-fi, is world-building. The author needs to know the laws of the world, whether it’s physical, magical, even legal. Anything less, and the world doesn’t feel alive, and with fantasy, you need your readers to feel as if this world actually exists.