Story Development Software: Good or Evil?

Written by David B. Silva

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Truby's Blockbuster, onrepparttar other hand, quickly gets me torepparttar 143327 heart of my story and has me puttingrepparttar 143328 pieces together in a relatively short time. I don't use it for all my projects, but find it most helpful forrepparttar 143329 bigger books.

Could I write withoutrepparttar 143330 use of software?

Of course.

Would my stories be better for it?

Probably no better. Probably no worse.

Then what'srepparttar 143331 point?

The point is this: story development software can serve both good and evil, depending on how you use it. If you rely too heavily onrepparttar 143332 software, then you defeatrepparttar 143333 purpose of being a writer, which is to bring your own take onrepparttar 143334 world into your work. Your stories will likely begin to all read alike, very cookie-cutter and pre-fabbed. You'll be moving us another step closer torepparttar 143335 day when computers will write our books for us.

But if you userepparttar 143336 software to organize your thoughts, to makerepparttar 143337 initial brainstorming process quicker and more efficient, without relying too heavily on each and every aspect ofrepparttar 143338 software, then it can serverepparttar 143339 good in your work.

Much likerepparttar 143340 rules of grammar,repparttar 143341 rules of struture and story development are there to guide you. Once you thoroughly understand how they work, you're freer to break them. This is when you step forward as a writer, with your own voice, and your own creative approach to writing.

If you'd like to check out some of these programs, here are some good places to get started:

Novel-Writing Programs: Screenwriting Programs:

Whether you decide to use story-development software or not---Steinbeck, Hemmingway, Faulkner and many others did just fine without them---always remember to bring yourself to your work.

That'srepparttar 143342 only true way you'll ever be an original writer.

The Successful Writer

Joshian Quotations

Written by Dr Kedar Joshi

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Itís an intriguing mistake to think thatrepparttar oldest civilisation hasrepparttar 143178 greatest wisdom.

Tolerance is basically a tricky way of minimising once own sufferings.

The world exists to let Man philosophise.

The virtue of an American isrepparttar 143179 minimisation ofrepparttar 143180 exploitation of his brain and his vice isrepparttar 143181 maximisation of those of others.

The story ofrepparttar 143182 world is necessarily and exclusively a story of exploitation and its future would be no different.

Doubt is an eternal nightmare of wisdom.

Nature, by its very nature, is brutal and partial. However, Man has somehow managed to transformrepparttar 143183 nature of its brutality and partiality.

Man is a philosophical animal.

Atrepparttar 143184 heart of history there is a revolution.

The only way to be rich is to assume yourself to be poor.

The tragedy ofrepparttar 143185 world lies inrepparttar 143186 fact that white is smart but bad and black is good but mad.

Whenever I see suffering inrepparttar 143187 world I tend to be a solipsist.

Truth is an appearance.

Evenrepparttar 143188 greatest, deepest, and purest form of love is essentially an expression of exploitation.

Everything inrepparttar 143189 world is capable of arousing all sorts of emotions.

The most rational thing aboutrepparttar 143190 universe is that it is fundamentally irrational.

At its heartrepparttar 143191 universe has no reason.

The universe is a gigantic non-spatial computer.

The inducer ofrepparttar 143192 greatest romantic feeling isrepparttar 143193 deepest philosophical question.

Even God is deceived byrepparttar 143194 unthinkable.

There are three paths to heavens: music, love, and philosophy. Music isrepparttar 143195 shortest butrepparttar 143196 least pleasant one. Love isrepparttar 143197 moderate one. And philosophy isrepparttar 143198 longest butrepparttar 143199 most pleasant one.

Allrepparttar 143200 world is a game of mind,repparttar 143201 mind which ultimately goes wrong.

God isrepparttar 143202 pseudo-governor of morality.

The answer torepparttar 143203 greatest question is that it is unanswerable.

Man is a racist animal.

Creator of Superultramodern Science & Philosophy.

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