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do people really think this about fantasy writers????

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The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
I can't believe someone would be such a jerk! Oh wait, actually I can . . . but still. It's definitely NOT AT ALL A NICE THING TO SAY.

So I haven't been on this website in a long time. I used to have my stories posted here. But I deleted them when I left. Now I am back, and so I am uploading the edited versions of my story.

Well I decide to take a break and go and look through the newest journals about fantasy. And what do I see?! Someone being an ASSHOLE, that's what.

Basically they're saying fantasy writers are ALL boring people who have no life and no creativity. WELL GUESS WHAT? Fantasy is pretty OBVIOUSLY like WAAAAAAY more creative than real life genres. I mean think about it. It's got freaking magic in it. How is that NOT creative?

How is writing about boring everyday more creative? SENSE, YOU NO MAKE IT.

Really, this is why I hate non-fantasy. They're the biggest hypocrites ever! Thinking fantasy is boring . . . uhh yeah, like two dragons fighting during a comet-storm while wizards who are sexy Valkyries riding on their backs cast lightning spells could somehow be boring.

See for yourself if you want to. But I warn you. This person is a REAL asshole. [link]
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:iconland-shark17:
Land-Shark17 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So this thread is till going, huh? I thought it died weeks ago.
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:iconthe-vibeke:
The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
Well people keep posting in it.
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:iconland-shark17:
Land-Shark17 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
True. I just expected people to move on.
Also, I see you have a new icon.
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:iconthe-vibeke:
The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
Yeah it reminds me of Safir, the main character from my story. You can read it in the link in my siggie. ^_^
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mapper3 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Student General Artist
You make it easy.
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Motion-Music Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
fantasy is pretty great.

if you do it right.

you put pointy ears on a species and call them elf, you are doing it wrong.

science fiction writers create their own species all the time, I expect fantasy writers to at least do the same!
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skull123246 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
They may be an asshole, but I'd take Stephen King over J.K. Rowling or Tolkien. The Towers series by him is incredible, and the ending is totally unpredictible, as is the rest of the story. It's about seven 900 page or so books, but it doesn't drag on and on about the fucking grass and the trees.:lol:
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Ninjaslug Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I bet fucking Prosaix resurrected this piece of shit thread
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prosaix Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
No... I didn't. Can't you see-on her sig she says she blocked me. :|
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Ninjaslug Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I knew you resurrected it.
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Lovely-Words Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Did you expect anything less?
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Ninjaslug Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No, I expected more.
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Lovely-Words Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
What more is there?
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Ninjaslug Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
all of it
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Lovely-Words Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well this going to die at this rate. Is that a start?
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Deadly-Tea-Party Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Professional General Artist
:lol:

Might as well give the OP all the grief they can get!
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Lovely-Words Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
They're still pissy over this and it's like a beautiful train wreck that never seems to end.
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Deadly-Tea-Party Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional General Artist
:lol:

I know, I wonder when it will end! She could be put in the record books for the longest grudge!
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Lovely-Words Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
A part of me hopes it never ends. ~witwitch recent got a DD and ~The-Vibeke lost her shit. Again. I mean seriously, suck it up. She's a better writer and she's allowed to have her opinions (especially when she backs them up with very valid points).
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Deadly-Tea-Party Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Professional General Artist
I know, I seen that. OP even wrote a butthurt journal about her DD award! :rofl:
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:iconlovely-words:
Lovely-Words Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
And she doesn't even get why no one is agreeing with her blindly. :lol:
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SinisterStick Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:iconsnapeleavesplz:
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singagainsoon Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Fun fact: everyone is entitled to their opinion. Any genre can get boring and repetitive, so don't get your panties in a bunch over someone stating what they think.
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TortelliniPen Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
I like fantasy too, but that criticism is valid. A lot of fantasy works like to crib off of Tolkien, and no matter how "awesome" a concept is it'll get boring if it's done a million times. You can be creative in pretty much any subject, not just fantasy.
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Ninjaslug Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so I just played cave story for the first time, and I saw the toaster in the bubble and was like

"HOLY SHIT I'V SEEN THIS SOMEWHERE, BUT WHERE????"
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Penhuin Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
All fantasy writing these days seems to follow the same basic thing. It's not that original or creative.
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:iconthe-vibeke:
The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
You must be blind . . .
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:iconpenhuin:
Penhuin Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have bad eyesight but I have good taste, and you apparently don't.
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rocketslugrockscp Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:icontealdeerplz:
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:iconthe-vibeke:
The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
Do you like fantasy? If so :devwiiwitch: wrote a journal about it bashing fantasy writers, and I'm a fantasy writer so I'm pissed off.
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North-fey-dolls Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
some one wrote something about fantasy writers so you are pissed? WOW you need to grow a thicker skin. Why would you let the opinion of ONE person whom you never met affect your feelings So much?
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mapper3 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Student General Artist
I think your icon is accidentally porny. Just sayin'.
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kiomaru1 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Student Artist
hahah lol
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Sapphire-Ashesx Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
I liked your old icon better.
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AvisCelox Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's not creative if it's the same tired concept every other story uses. Sure some people can put an original spin on it, but most of them...
I don't see what's wrong with that person sharing their opinion.
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mapper3 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student General Artist
AAWWW YEAH THIS THREAD'S STILL UP! It's trolling time! :iconakurapefaceplz:
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Valandore Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
Fantasy can be boring. I plan on writing a rather dark novel that's a strong turn away from the typical bunch. I like adding taboo topics into my work. The main pov is from someone who is deranged and "abandoned" by her parents; reunited with her brother as an assassin..No dragons, no elves orcs or other except critters I had made up. I think you need a little more detail and structure in your work (was reading your chapters), but don't make it too rigid.. I find fantasy like The Hobbit boring-I couldn't read that. I believe some find fantasy boring because of this grand "quest" that all fantasy books seem to have. Well-that's just not for me.
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:iconthe-vibeke:
The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
I like your take on fantasy, though just because its a quest doesn't mean its boring. I do like dark and brooding, and your characters seem pretty original.
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StormAndy Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
How is you claiming that everyday stuff is more boring any better than the complain your complaining about. You'r a hypocrite and good writing doesn't need exaggeration of life to be good.
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The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
Well good writing needs exciting events and interesting characters. Sorry but fantasy has real life genres beat on that.
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:iconstormandy:
StormAndy Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
Not really, I find fantasy is just best at putting a twist on the norm or giving a fresh perspective on an issue.
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:iconthe-vibeke:
The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
OK so those are even more reasons in to my book that makes fantasy better than real life genres.
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Land-Shark17 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great. I'm feeling self-concious about my writing. Now I need to post it and find someone to critique me. =3=
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The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
I will read your writing! ^_^
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Land-Shark17 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd appreciate it. Thank you. :)
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:iconthe-vibeke:
The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
No problem. ^_^
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FerricPlushy Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
If anything fantasy writers are less creative. The meat of your stories come from beat to death concepts like dragons and magic that you didn't even come up with yourself. To write in a reality based capacity takes real creativity to make it interesting.
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iroNoNiji Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That isn't true for the jewels in fantasy, which are only hard to find, because everybody thinks they can write fantasy. Writing _good_ fantasy is just as hard as writing good reality based stories, and that is the problem, most less talented authors write fantasy.
(alas, not me I'm a bad author who writes real-life based things)
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:iconthe-vibeke:
The-Vibeke Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
Uhm, no. See, fantasy writers actually have to imagine things that don't exist, while other writers just use what they see every day, not imagining anything new.
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FerricPlushy Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Fantasy writers just steal all their concept from older fantasy writers, I mean how many stories have orcs, goblins, or trolls in them? Wizards? Kings?
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