Tag Archives: perception

Character’s that don’t listen are just imitating people in real life

I read something odd. It was a short book about people having these verbal battles with each other on a psychological level. It wasn’t all that great, because each time one of the characters said something true about the other … Continue reading

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Retribution Inequality

I saw a question/frustration posed by someone in a writing group that piqued my thoughts (and a response) about retribution. It happened over a month ago, but it has stayed on my mind and will continue to stay there as … Continue reading

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The idea that people are people

I was listening to a certain speaker one morning as he was talking about a subject near and dear to all of us. He pointed out some examples of the way people have treated each other in the past, present, … Continue reading

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How I like entertainment

I’ve come to notice why I like games. Though this also applies to books and television. I’ve come to especially notice the styles and what I do and don’t like, and just how much they relate to my patience. I’ve … Continue reading

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People names

I’m always trying to think of unconventional names. I have a rather strong background in Japanese entertainment (that’s code for watching too many cartoons in the past), and so many of the names I use in my works are either … Continue reading

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Heroes and Superheroes

Heroes don’t win. They try. Superheroes win because they try. A superhero wins when they try. A superhero has some faults. But they hold back. When they have a mental problem, they fail. They are unlimited, able to get where … Continue reading

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The three basic crimes for fiction writers

Of course they are for non-fiction as well, though that’s a moot point since I’m talking about writing new creative stories, not rehashing something real. I was thinking about some of the trials my characters have faced, and which ones … Continue reading

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Don’t blame shipping times on the guy in China

Words to live by: Haters are gonna hate. I’ve only seen a few hateful reviews in my life that were deserved. The ones that were deserved ended with a statement saying the book/movie/etc. was so bad, you have to see … Continue reading

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It’s alright to make a profit

The “starving artist” cliché has been used to describe those in the creative fields for quite a while. It has been part of history that artists of the past were never appreciated until they were dead, crazy, and usually some … Continue reading

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What happened to quality?

It seems like more and more things are being done without quality. See the gulf. See the iPhone4 antenna (a notable exception to an otherwise great record). See every major production corporation that’s more interested in getting out units than … Continue reading

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