Pros And Cons Of Inspirational Writers
Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus, and Kane Chronicles series, has said to help writers get past “writer’s block”, “I tell aspiring writers that you have to find what you MUST write. When you find it, you will know, because the subject matter won’t let you go.” He also states, “You have to be compelled to write.”
His first publication was a book that had stuck in his head. He says, “It just felt different than anything else I’d ever written, because the novel had practically forced me to write it. The idea took me by the throat and wouldn’t let me go until the manuscript was done.” (Riordan). Even with all this said some writers find it difficult to write for certain circumstances.
I for one have trouble writing a believable antagonist, and I’m not the only one. Nancy Fulda, a writer, not yet published, also looking for her big break, says, “Villains are challenging to write. Make them too heartless, and no one will find them believable. Make them too empathetic, and the audience will end up rooting for the wrong team.” Without a believable antagonist the story becomes bland and tasteless. Everybody loves to hate the main