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How to get started writing a story?

>> No.8576419

>>8576412
you start writing

>> No.8576423

Pack up your antique typewriter and head to Starbucks.

>> No.8576424

>>8576412
JUST DO IT!

>> No.8576442

>>8576419
>>8576424
Every time I get something down I look over it 10 minutes after and erase it all since it's awful

>> No.8576446

>>8576442
just keep going until you have too much to angrily earase
youll probably end up editing it all until the first draft is gone, you just need to get your thoughts out on paper

>> No.8576582

It's not working bois
I'm too retarded.

>> No.8576592

>>8576582
DO IT
DO IT YOU FAGGOT
CONTINUE WRITING
GET THAT SHIT OUT
SCREAM, CRY, WHATEVER
JUST KEEP WRITING

>> No.8576608

>>8576592
Do you have any tips on writing a good opening? Or what to avoid?

>> No.8576613

>>8576608
im a fucking tripfag on an anime website you shouldnt listen to me
just write and then figure it out

>> No.8576621

>>8576613
Shhhhh. I'm listening to you tripfag.

>> No.8576631

>>8576621
uh
avoid generic shit

>> No.8576648

>>8576631
thank you based tripfag

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8576652

>>8576648
youre wlecome
have a complementary FOXE

>> No.8576666

>>8576652
Have you written anything that you're proud of / do not hate?

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8576671

>>8576666
nope
nice digits btw

>> No.8576677

>>8576671
fuck

and thank you, I'm a digit master

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8576681

>>8576677
>im a digit master
clearly

>> No.8576686

>>8576681
I like you tripfag

I've been trying to write some shit for two hours straight though and gotten nothing done

>> No.8576689
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8576689

>>8576686
you may want to take a break then
sometimes you gotta force yourself through but sometimes its just a dead end
go do something productive to burn energyu like working out or somethign

>> No.8576696

>>8576689
I've already worked out today though FOXE. Whenever I have something creative I want to do and I can't do it I get extremely restless

>> No.8576715

>>8576412

Some of these, and some of these!

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8576718

>>8576696
Then just read or do other creative activities like playing music or planning your stiry

>> No.8576758

>>8576718
Is there anything specific you like to do when planning your story?
It seems pathetic for me to ask so much, but I've never had good working habits or a functioning work scheme even though I've been interested in writing since I was 6

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8576771

>>8576758
No idea I've never written fiction before

>> No.8576785

>>8576771
damn it tripfag

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8576787

>>8576785
Sorry most of the writing I do is academic. I'd like to start writing fiction tho

>> No.8576793

Give yourself permission to suck

>> No.8576796

>>8576793
never

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8576811

>>8576412
don't bother

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8576869

>>8576811
fugg

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