Descriptively Undescriptive by TheWolfSage
Summary: Reader-inserts are fun to read, and fun to write. You get to put the people who check out your story into it. Unfortunately, not everyone fits into the categories many authors include, whether it is eye color, hair length, or gender. Putting in (name blanks) alienates ALL the readers, by breaking down the fourth wall.

I challenge anyone who thinks they can take it on to write at least 50 chapters (likely a random collection, unless you really feel like dedicating yourself), featuring whatever characters you want however many times you want, without ever using a single name blank or describing a specific body aspect. These should be at least as long as your average collection, no writing 4-line chapters. (FYI, the worlds below are just some of my favorites; you can write for whatever you want)

Do:

-BE DESCRIPTIVE! Don't just write three-sentence chapters or else you're not getting into it enough to really benefit from training yourself to avoid these, because names/body features might not even come up normally in such a short chapter.

-Have fun with it. Be humorous, be serious, be sad, whatever motivates you to write more and better.

-Describe non-personal details, like outfits, or even body features (EX. Scars, Tattoos) that are acquired within the story.

-Describe actions as you normally would. While you can't talk about someone's long, flowing curls of red hair, you can still mention their significant other running their hands through silky locks. As long as it can apply to anyone, it's free game.

-Write a chapter or two about female characters. Just to switch it up a bit.

Don't:

-Mention body type, shape, skin tone, hair color, eye color, hair length, tax information, driver's license ID, genetalia, Social Security Number, or any other identifying information.

-For the love of god, no name blanks. Please? That's exactly what I just said. You're not even listening any more, are you?


Categories: Bleach, Naruto, Avengers, The
Characters: None
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