Why are we here? What's our purpose? Does it matter?
I read a post recently that described the Creator Archetype as someone with inexhaustible creativity and imagination and I thought about how wonderful that sounded. Imagine a character bursting at the seams with ideas...
Waterfalls have a way of deceptively looking peaceful but get caught in the rapids and you'll quickly be sucked under.
The lover archetype can be broadened to include professional relationships as opposed to strictly being associated with physical romantic partners. The lover is someone who hates to be alone and thrives when they are with people, especially when they make lasting connections.
If I were a star in the night sky I could look down on all these different stories and I'd never get tired.
Recently I was asked to read and review a novelette after offering some honest opinions on a group in social media. During my first read, I began to notice similarities between our creative writings: neither of us had slowed the pace of the action and because of that the smaller, more intricate details that make our readers love our characters were overlooked.
"This immortality bullsh*t is driving me insane," Artyom spoke in a choked voice as he held the smoke in his lungs.