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What's the Problem With Exposition? (Part Two)

What to do about exposition? In the last post, I effectively deprived us of the three most popular devices for handling it; what remains in your writer’s toolbox? 1,026 more words


23919 in the word mines today. Infodump is a bad word

647 words. I’m still writing more background. Help me, I’m infodumping! I can’t stop myself. Chain up the keyboard. INFO DUMP.

How To Write A Book

What's the Problem With Exposition? (Part 1)

Let’s be honest, fellow fantasy writers. Plenty of authors have turned the word “exposition” almost into a curse word, and we with our epic plots and magic battles are the worst offenders. 894 more words


Schrijftips op youtube

Mijn broer beweert dat je jezelf alles kunt leren wat je maar wilt door middel van youtube. Vandaag deelde een schrijfvriendin een video van Kurt Vonnegut op youtube… 83 more words

332 Exoplanetary Infantry Mechanized Platoon, "Rockslide Squad"

Idris Demir

  • Nickname: LT
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • DOB: 15 MAY 2747
  • Birthplace: Bursa, Turkey, Earth
  • Height: 1.77 meters
  • Hair: graying black
  • Eyes: hazel
  • Notes: Marked by his taciturn nature and prematurely graying hair, Demir’s #1 rule is that there will be no complaining within his platoon about anything they’re ordered to do.
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INS Ranks

[▲] Interstellar Navy Commissioned Ranks
… Admiral of the Navy*
… Command Admiral**
… Admiral**
… Rear Admiral**
… Commodore
… Captain
… Commander
… Lieutenant Commander… 565 more words


The Hobbit and infodumps

Which is to say, I was looking at the Hobbit, and that right there is quite an infodump.  Pages and pages about hobbit holes and the like, and why do we put up with it? 11 more words