Insipid — defined as “lacking qualities that excite, stimulate, or interest; dull.”
I do not want to read insipid stories. I do not want to see insipid characters in a movie or a book. I do not want to write insipid stories.
I want my writing to blow people away. Figuratively, of course. I want them to live in the stories I write. I want them to cry and laugh when the main character cries or laughs. I want the reader to live in the story in such a way that if there is a breeze blowing across the pages that they will think they feel the pages will turn on their own.
Don’t be insipid. There are plenty of movies and books like that. They are not written from the soul, but from the head. Be different.
“Make your writing blow people away!” — Anonymous
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