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The Running Jump That is Writing

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The Running Jump That is Writing

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never give up
Okay, I really just need to get this out of my head as it's driving me mad and so I thought what better place than lj?  Basically, some of you will know that I've been trying to get back into writing at the moment. However, the problem is that the only scenes I seem to have been able to write have been what I call 'running jump scenes' where basically, I enter with my pen at the jumping part, wanting to write all these amazingly complex characters with developmental story arcs and emotions but fall flat on my face because, of course, such emotion and character development requires a build up. In other words, the running bit of the running jump. I don't have the words or the imagination to make the build up and it just frustrates me so much. I see all this beautifully written fic, or beautifully made fanvids that capture emotion so perfectly that I know I can never live up to that and create such heart breaking love stories with beautifully developed characters who are complex and flawed and yet perfect in their own ways.

Furthermore, I know my views of the characters I want to write has changed, it has become more complex and 3D; they're not teenage girls in men's bodies, they are fully grown, adult men and so should act as such, and I want to show that so much but don't have the plot to go with it and it's just so frustrating.

Anyone else ever had these sorts of problems?
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