Pixar's 22 rules of storytelling
These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coates, Pixar’s Story Artist. Number 9 on the list - When you’re stuck, make a list of what wouldn’t happen next – is a great one and can apply to writers in all genres. You admire a character for trying more than for their successes. You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be very...
Language is what honors the vanishing. Or is language what slows the leaving?...– Jacqueline Berger, from The Failure of Language (via apoetreflects)
Well, me and Kate went to see him and he made a fire just like appear, didn’t...– The Emerald Atlas, John Stephens (via justdontellme)