1) Step one in the great enterprise of a new and preferable you in the house of fiction is: Mean less. That is, don't mean so much. Make up a story, screw around with it, paste junk on it, needle the characters, make them say queer stuff, go bad places, insert new people at inopportune moments, do some drive-bys. Make it up, please. 2) Don't let it make too much sense. 3) Do use stuff that you care about when you're making it up. If you're mad at your mother, husband, boyfriend, wife, lover, neighbor, dog, take it out on a mother, husband, etc. and put it in the mouth of one of your characters. If you're full of love for the sea, say something nice about the bath. 4) Leaven the piece with some merchandise (figurative) you don't particularly care about but that seems to you odd, intriguing, curious, baffling, quirky. Attach this material to your characters. 5) Do not use the above to rationalize disconnected, ersatz, or unrelated oddball debris. "I'd like to talk to you but there's a giant in my room" isn't the answer to any narrative question. 6) Long plot explanations aren't going to get it. Like, when something neat (horrible?) happened to one of the characters a real long time ago, and you really really want to tell us about it, you know? Don't. 7) It doesn't particularly matter which characters these things you care about (see #3) get attached to (these are things like pieces of dialogue, bits of description, some gesture, a look somebody gives somebody, a setting, tabletops). In fact, you're probably better off if the stuff attaches itself in unexpected ways to wrong characters (so you don't go meaning too much, see #1). 8) Remember: Many things have happened which, to the untrained eye, appear interesting. 9) Grace Slick. 10) At every turn, ask yourself if you're being gullible, dopey, pretentious, cloying, adolescent, Neanderthal, routine, dull, smarty-pants, clever, arty, etc. You don't want to be being these things.


攻关的英文:attack a key problem参考例句:We must concentrate on key projects in agricultural science.切实组织农业科学重点项目的攻关。They had overcome one tough problem after another before working out this
攻队的英文:offensive team参考例句:Homo team后攻队offensive是什么意思:adj. 烦扰人的,冒犯的;讨厌的;用于进攻的n. 攻势,进攻 Offense is the best defense.进攻是最好的防御。I meant no offense. 我没有冒犯你的意思。It is considered an offense t
攻读的英文:major in a fieldstudy a speciality in order to achieve a higher degree参考例句:She's been plugging away at her French lessons for months.她已刻苦攻读法语数月。I'm going to study for a maste
攻打的英文:attackassault参考例句:When Ferdinand attacked the Portuguese forces at the Battle of Toro (1477), he was ruthless and successful.费迪南在托罗战役(1477年)攻打葡萄牙时毫不留情。The enemy was attacking