"Characters for an Epic Tale."
my hobbies include thinking of stories to write and then not writing them
((I made a thing. Just click and drag for an AU))
your characters are like geodes
if you want to see what they’re really made of
you must break them
You can create a character and you can kill them in the most gruesome of ways.
You know you’re doing it
wrongright when a friend sends you a link to this post with the comment: “I’m not saying this is you. But I am saying this is you.”
This made my day, seriously. :P
#i believe crowley said it best: #i torture all my friends. it’s how i show love. #and by friends i also mean my favourite fictional characters #and by torture i mean i (sometimes) quite literally torture the fictional characters to only metaphorically torture my friends
Ahh, torturing or killing characters is just so ~deliciousss~! And having readers tell me I made them cry and/or freak the fuck out always warms the cockles of my heart. I can’t really decide what I like most - the actual “act” of torturing/killing the characters, or torturing my readers. Thankfully, the one leads to the other, so I don’t have to choose.
I think I sometimes go a bit overboard, but hey, I need to satisfy the dark, morbid part of my mind somehow. It’s weird, though - sometimes I write really fucking dark shit, and sometimes I write the fluffiest fluff to ever have fluffed. It’s like one half of my mind is full of bunnies and unicorns and rainbows and Anton Yelchin holding umbrellas over baby ducks, while the other half is dark and bleak and there are monsters in the shadows waiting for you to get too close so they can drag you off and slowly eat you alive while you scream your throat raw for help that never comes.
It’s one of the best feelings in the world, I swear. *cue maniacal laughter* And I do believe it’s a matter of balance, y’know? I write fluffety fluff to deal with the angst, and I write angst to deal with the fluffety fluff. It’s about as far as you get in either direction of the scale, but I at least need both. :P
(I don’t think my dark is quite as dark as your dark though, but that’s because I’m a wuss and would end up giving myself nightmares.)