In regards to the planning and prewriting for my creepypasta, I've been kind of torn between shifting the main focus between two different details of the story. Is it better to build tension and involvment through the story by making a well defined monster/antagonist, or should the focus be more on the psychological reactions and situation of the protagonist/the POV of the story? I don't think the situation has a right or wrong answer, but I assumed there might be a general consesus as to whether which part is more crucial In the story. On one hand, I could make this really complex, developed villian that people fear due to the detail of his personality,looks, and actions while in the other I could go into more detail about the situation …Read more >
So hello ^^ My name is Austin, and to be completely honest, even though I've read and got caught up in the characters, storyline, and general height of many different creepypastas in the past, this is the first time I've actually sat down and convinced myself that I want to write them myself. While I enjoy many of the popular characters, I'm not really into writing fanfiction about pre-existing pastas. Instead, I'm determined to create my own worlds, storyline, and characters to showcase my creativity.
I've ran into a problem though, in that I need to alter my writing style, as spoopyness doesn't come naturally in my work. I want to creat a legitimate relationship with my readers when I publish work, and creeping them out isn't really the…Read more >