Before I had any right to dismiss Twihards or criticize the psychologically unhealthy relationship model that Bella Swan and Edward Cullen present, I felt obliged to read the books. So I did. All four novels, one novella, and an incomplete document in portable format. The content lived down to my expectations, but I was unprepared for how poorly crafted the saga is. Contact: reasoningwithvampires@gmail.com

23rd November 2011

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merewetherdreams:

ghost-plot:

reasoningwithvampires:

See also: when Edward’s teeth were really bright

OMG, Bella. Your life does not need to revolve around him.

And you guys don’t need to nit-pick at someone’s writing style. For fuck’s sake, if you don’t like the books then don’t read them and shut up about them. Read something else. When people do this, it makes me terrified to write. “What if nit-pick at my writing like that? What if I screw something up? What if it sounds awkward?” I’m terrified. I hate how all these people loathe Stephenie Meyer just because they hate Twilight, the books, movies, and fandom. She did what she wanted to do, is that so bad?

"If you don’t like it, don’t read it, wah-wah-wah…” — THIS
Oh, honey… I understand where you’re coming from, but I’m probably one of the last people on the planet who will be influenced by the idea that this kind of criticism paralyzes your ability to write. You’re worried about being a shitty writer? GOOD. You should worry. It shows that you give a fuck. Edit your writing. Try to craft your writing instead of mashing the keyboard. Become motivated to write bullet-proof prose. POTENTIAL LITERARY CRITICISM DOES NOT MAKE YOU A SHITTY WRITER. YOUR SHITTY WRITING MAKES YOU A SHITTY WRITER. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH BEING A SHITTY WRITER, TRY HARD NOT TO BE A SHITTY WRITER.

merewetherdreams:

ghost-plot:

reasoningwithvampires:

See also: when Edward’s teeth were really bright

OMG, Bella. Your life does not need to revolve around him.

And you guys don’t need to nit-pick at someone’s writing style. For fuck’s sake, if you don’t like the books then don’t read them and shut up about them. Read something else. When people do this, it makes me terrified to write. “What if nit-pick at my writing like that? What if I screw something up? What if it sounds awkward?” I’m terrified. I hate how all these people loathe Stephenie Meyer just because they hate Twilight, the books, movies, and fandom. She did what she wanted to do, is that so bad?

  1. "If you don’t like it, don’t read it, wah-wah-wah…” — THIS
  2. Oh, honey… I understand where you’re coming from, but I’m probably one of the last people on the planet who will be influenced by the idea that this kind of criticism paralyzes your ability to write. You’re worried about being a shitty writer? GOOD. You should worry. It shows that you give a fuck. Edit your writing. Try to craft your writing instead of mashing the keyboard. Become motivated to write bullet-proof prose.

    POTENTIAL LITERARY CRITICISM DOES NOT MAKE YOU A SHITTY WRITER. YOUR SHITTY WRITING MAKES YOU A SHITTY WRITER. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH BEING A SHITTY WRITER, TRY HARD NOT TO BE A SHITTY WRITER.

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    ^bless your soul.
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    ^This^ It needs to be said, it needs to be shared. I’m also terrified of having my work nitpicked, Smeyer-style. That’s...
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    THE LAUGHTER
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    oh gosh, I hope you don’t think I was speaking directly to you on this! You already pointed out with great clarity the...
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    Let me go off on a tangent here and say that my first DnD character was in a Planescapes game, he was from Faerun, and...
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    Oh, I don’t judge Meyer’s writing for being poor; like you, I judge it for the content. Abusive relationships, the...
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    I kinda got side tracked because I thought I was the only one who didn’t much care for Drizzt. Seriously I read The Drow...
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    I will admit I HATE Twilight. I’m not just one of the sit on the sidelines and hate what I’ve never read sort of person....
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    (Also I completely agree about Dragonlance, and in my own experience to a lesser degree, the Drizzt novels in the...
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