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Weird personal writing rituals, let me show you them. [Sep. 18th, 2010|11:43 am]
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Fact: I can't start a story in earnest until I've both mapped out the emotional landscape of the story—and believe me, this doesn't even mean particulars as such, it just means that I have this amorphous actual shape or imprint in my head and under my skin that tells me what the story will feel like as a whole, how it will settle in that space in my chest, okay, dammit, I'm a freak—and, oddly enough, have a title.

What are your tics when it comes to starting/producing fan-work?
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[User Picture]From: emerald_embers
2010-09-18 11:30 am (UTC)

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I have a cousin who can't start an art project unless she has a small bowl of pick and mix to hand. Her art teachers at school started letting her bring it in because her work genuinely would turn out better if she could pick at the little snacks in between painting/sketching!