The Wordwitch: A Writer’s Life in Pictures – August

The Wordwitch Cartoons Roundup

August was marked with some unexpected happenings, so there are only 3 pictures, but I hope you’ll enjoy them nevertheless.

Worldbuilding with Inq

I quite enjoy wordlbuilding for my stories, but it’s not the quickest or simplest task. Especially compared to Inq who can create complex and interesting worlds almost with a snap of his fingers. No wonder I often brainstorm with him, especially when I need to figure some piece out, but it often ends up like this…

Typos

I was brainstorming with my writer friends, and I wanted to write “I’ll mull over the idea”. But it was late, and I was tired, and as you can expect, I spelled “mull” differently. Yet, in a way, it did make sense.

I meant to tell you what I wrote, but then I thought you might guess it from the picture. Can you tell what I wrote?

Killing Characters

Inq and I have a very different way on how to handle character deaths in our stories.

As a reader, do you prefer writers who are merciless to their characters, or do you like to have that lingering hope that – no matter what happens – your favorite characters might be able to make it to the end?


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4 thoughts on “The Wordwitch: A Writer’s Life in Pictures – August”

    1. NO! Why did you hit the Enter key, Pinkie Finger? XD :S

      Anyway… I love the last drawing. And I’m not sure whether you intended this, but Inq’s expression in that one is the perfect blend of innocence and sadism. 😮 As for the middle drawing, did you write “mule” instead of “mull”?

  1. I like all those drawings – but the last one had me sniggering aloud, mostly because of the expression on your faces:)). I am between both of you. Yes, I tend to put my characters through the wringer and one or two mightn’t make it – but I’m always aware that readers invest in characters so I think carefully before offing someone…

    So did you type null, instead of mull? The other option I thought of was maul…

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