Every time I think I suck at writing, I just remember 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'

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I mean, the writers created a map (which must align with debris) to a map of a blockade of space dusts to a place; with 3 total macguffins. The balls on them must be made of steel. My god, they even revived the big bad villain from several movies back? Legendary writing skill. Imagine reading the 7th book in a series and the big baddie from the first 3 comes roaring his head again out of nowhere with no set up. "Oh my god, him again? How the fuck did he revive?" The readers would curse you out.

Not to mention the slew of other problems wrong with it. . .

So, anytime you think you can't write well, just remember that hundreds of millions (to billions) are spent creating badly written films each year. So, pat yourself on the back.
 
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When ever I think I’m bad at writing I go on NU and read some of the trash isekai that high scores and tell myself

“at least I’m writing better crap than them”
Me, who writes a trash isekai: "Yeah that sounds pretty fair."
 

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I don't know about my story(as many people said it is great and has potential), but my writing skills, they are bad. So, bad that people could write a whole page of things I should improve on(they have already). I plan on improving as I go forward, but yes, it is atleast as bad as yours, if not worse, (if you consider yours as bad.)
 

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I mean, the writers created a map (which must align with debris) to a map of a blockade of space dusts to a place; with 3 total macguffins. The balls on them must be made of steel. My god, they even revived the big bad villain from several movies back? Legendary writing skill. Imagine reading the 7th book in a series and the big baddie from the first 3 comes roaring his head again out of nowhere with no set up. "Oh my god, him again? How the fuck did he revive?" The readers would curse you out.

Not to mention the slew of other problems wrong with it. . .

So, anytime you think you can't write well, just remember that hundreds of millions (to billions) are spent creating badly written films each year. So, pat yourself on the back.
The writers written themselves so far into a corner that they had Poe say "so... palpatine's back" and thought NOTHING wrong of it

"Jesus Christ Patrick that's fucking genius let's do coke off another pair of ebony ass cheeks"
 

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Yeah the last trilogy was an embarrassment to the series. Rey was a shit MC, Finn was only marginally better and I only say that because Rey was just terrible. Darth Emo was sadly, the most interesting of the abysmal trio and that's just because once again...all of them sucked. The fact that Disney pretty much destroyed the canon of what was supposed to come after the fall of the Empire and replaced it with the embarrassment that they created....is just disgusting to me. So many characters and factions were just written off/rectonned/forgotten and never used/introduced because Disney wanted to pretend they knew what they were doing and create their own version of the Post-Empire Galaxy.

The First Order? Doesn't exist in the original canon. Palpatine is fucking dead. Luke has soooo much more storyline. Han Solo does too. He doesn't die in the stupid ass way they had him. Leia too. So much more happened for them. Disney exclusive bullshit. This is just the first example of so many other fuck-ups.

I hope that whole corporate entity falls into a random wormhole that empties out into a lake of lava.
 
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I mean, the writers created a map (which must align with debris) to a map of a blockade of space dusts to a place; with 3 total macguffins. The balls on them must be made of steel. My god, they even revived the big bad villain from several movies back? Legendary writing skill. Imagine reading the 7th book in a series and the big baddie from the first 3 comes roaring his head again out of nowhere with no set up. "Oh my god, him again? How the fuck did he revive?" The readers would curse you out.

Not to mention the slew of other problems wrong with it. . .

So, anytime you think you can't write well, just remember that hundreds of millions (to billions) are spent creating badly written films each year. So, pat yourself on the back.

Sounds a little like the Megaman X series with Sigma. Although, I suppose this sort of writing has a bit more leeway with 90s video games.
 

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Yeah the last trilogy was an embarrassment to the series. Rey was a shit MC, Finn was only marginally better and I only say that because Rey was just terrible. Darth Emo was sadly, the most interesting of the abysmal trio and that's just because once again...all of them sucked. The fact that Disney pretty much destroyed the canon of what was supposed to come after the fall of the Empire and replaced it with the embarrassment that they created....is just disgusting to me. So many characters and factions were just written off/rectonned/forgotten and never used/introduced because Disney wanted to pretend they knew what they were doing and create their own version of the Post-Empire Galaxy.

The First Order? Doesn't exist in the original canon. Palpatine is fucking dead. Luke has soooo much more storyline. Han Solo does too. He doesn't die in the stupid ass way they had him. Leia too. So much more happened for them. Disney exclusive bullshit. This is just the first example of so many other fuck-ups.

I hope that whole corporate entity falls into a random wormhole that empties out into a lake of lava.
yeah, their biggest mistake was looking at the Expanded Universe, going "yeah, nah. we're making it all non-canon because otherwise it'd make our retarded writers give up before writing the half-assed monstrosities we're planning" and then yeeting a trilogy of stories that literally rely on hordes of asspulls and almost every single person in the universe suffering constant, repeated brainfarts of retardation to excuse a giant imperial superpower "remnant" farting into existence with enough shit to rival the empire at it;s peak.

the last good SW movie was Rogue One, partly because the story actually was good and that being bookended by the built-up then-canon on one side and Ep IV on the other meant that A) they couldnt fuck it up without facing titanic shit and B) they basically had the path laid out for them to follow and flesh out.
 

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Sounds a little like the Megaman X series with Sigma. Although, I suppose this sort of writing has a bit more leeway with 90s video games.
The writing in 90s game heavily adopted the porn storyline philosophy, as in, the story is there to make for fun gameplay only. Hell, if a plothole makes the game more fun, they'll intentionally use it. See: Duke Nukem.
 

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One man's trash is another person's treasure. But even trash has to be incinerated to be wiped off from the face off the earth. I am not a star wars fans, hell, I don't even know much about Star wars but at least I knew that as a person who likes to read/watch the plot, I don't like to read an awful story.

And thats coming from a guy who snorts on Isekai/harem genre to find the good stuff.

I like my trash at least edible and just watching a few scenes of the movie, I recalled the TLoU 2 flashback(dear god it was awful).

Point here is that no matter how bad you are, there are always readers who will always like your story. As long as you just love writing and don't care what others sees, you are still perfect author with a wonderful creativity.

Now? I'm off to procrastinate again to leave my readers in a long hiatus as I snort some isekai sht I found recently.
 

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yeah, their biggest mistake was looking at the Expanded Universe, going "yeah, nah. we're making it all non-canon because otherwise it'd make our retarded writers give up before writing the half-assed monstrosities we're planning" and then yeeting a trilogy of stories that literally rely on hordes of asspulls and almost every single person in the universe suffering constant, repeated brainfarts of retardation to excuse a giant imperial superpower "remnant" farting into existence with enough shit to rival the empire at it;s peak.

the last good SW movie was Rogue One, partly because the story actually was good and that being bookended by the built-up then-canon on one side and Ep IV on the other meant that A) they couldnt fuck it up without facing titanic shit and B) they basically had the path laid out for them to follow and flesh out.

The weird thing is that they could have literally just adapted Heir to the Empire as is and it would have functioned as a perfectly workable episodes 7, 8, & 9 and even ticked off most of the typical inclusion check-boxes that those types of people tend to like. Touches on racism and girl power pretty well in the forms of Thrwan and Mira Jade, except it would have actually been well implemented as opposed to what we got with Rey-sue and back-seat Fynn (Fynn could have been alright if they'd actually done something with him. It was sad stuff what they did to his character.)

I mean, historically throughout the first 50+ years of Disney's existence their most profitable stories have all been film adaptations of previously existing stories. Why make an exception now all of a sudden? They got out way ahead of themselves on this project. Hubris to the max.

(Spoiler for how Thrawn and Mira make good inclusion points without being forced garbage.)
Grand Admiral Thrawn was one of the most brilliant strategic minds in the Empire. However, Palpatine was a major racist and Thrawn happened to be an alien. Thrawn happened to be so incredibly good that when the empire had been crushed and he had to lead a guerilla war on his own with a small detachment of empirial troops, he was actually making major strides to actually rebuild the empire and was making life miserable for Luke, Han, and Leah. If this tactical genius had actually been utilized to fight against the Rebels, they wouldn't have stood a chance. But, although he's so smart the Emperor had to give him a position, the Emperor and his racism couldn't stand having the man near him so he assigned Thrawn to expand the empire on the farthest outskirts of their territory.

Mira Jade was an assassin for the emperor called "the emperor's hand." She is not the main Syth successor that Darth Vader was, but she is an incredibly powerful force user all the same. Her combat, force powers, and tactical abilities all completely out-class Luke in a believable way that is established by her backstory. (As opposed to Rey who just ass-pulled all her powers out of nowhere with no explanation on how she was trained to do those things, thus her Rey-sue status.)

The one and only reason Luke was able to one-up Mira Jade was because he just had a quirk in his personality of liking R2-D2 and thus never had his memory erased. Erasing the memory of R2 units on regular intervals is a standard practice in universe. However, since Luke never did this he managed to set up a secret highly encrypted line between R2-D2 and his X-wing that helped him out in his situation with Mira Jade and even managed to win her onto his side due to... well... a lot of complications in their situation to which this secure line was the solution.
 
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I mean, the writers created a map (which must align with debris) to a map of a blockade of space dusts to a place; with 3 total macguffins. The balls on them must be made of steel. My god, they even revived the big bad villain from several movies back? Legendary writing skill. Imagine reading the 7th book in a series and the big baddie from the first 3 comes roaring his head again out of nowhere with no set up. "Oh my god, him again? How the fuck did he revive?" The readers would curse you out.

Not to mention the slew of other problems wrong with it. . .

So, anytime you think you can't write well, just remember that hundreds of millions (to billions) are spent creating badly written films each year. So, pat yourself on the back.
I rather feel bad about my writing and get a million dollars than pat myself on my back while still living with my parents.
 

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Often I think my writing is really bad and not something that could ever be published. One time a friend of mine did the strangest pep talk of reading quotes of 50 shades of grey and it was insanity. Like that was awful, a best seller with movie adaptations AND on top of that, the author is meant to have an english degree which I felt the need to keep confirming.

Seriously it doesn't matter how bad you write at times when you compare it to what is released and consumed by people for entertainment (or just time passing as the case might be). I can read some pretty bad trash myself at times but these things have literally millions if not more thrown into them and it is amazing just how low the bar is. At least I try and work on raising the bar a little...
 

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One man's trash is another person's treasure. But even trash has to be incinerated to be wiped off from the face off the earth. I am not a star wars fans, hell, I don't even know much about Star wars but at least I knew that as a person who likes to read/watch the plot, I don't like to read an awful story.

And thats coming from a guy who snorts on Isekai/harem genre to find the good stuff.

I like my trash at least edible and just watching a few scenes of the movie, I recalled the TLoU 2 flashback(dear god it was awful).

Point here is that no matter how bad you are, there are always readers who will always like your story. As long as you just love writing and don't care what others sees, you are still perfect author with a wonderful creativity.

Now? I'm off to procrastinate again to leave my readers in a long hiatus as I snort some isekai sht I found recently.
Oh man you said Last of Us 2. That garbage fire is STILL burning. It will light the way for It's fellow trashdumps for eons to come.
 

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The weird thing is that they could have literally just adapted Heir to the Empire as is and it would have functioned as a perfectly workable episodes 7, 8, & 9 and even ticked off most of the typical inclusion check-boxes that those types of people tend to like. Touches on racism and girl power pretty well in the forms of Thrwan and Mira Jade, except it would have actually been well implemented as opposed to what we got with Rey-sue and back-seat Fynn (Fynn could have been alright if they'd actually done something with him. It was sad stuff what they did to his character.)

I mean, historically throughout the first 50+ years of Disney's existence their most profitable stories have all been film adaptations of previously existing stories. Why make an exception now all of a sudden? They got out way ahead of themselves on this project. Hubris to the max.

(Spoiler for how Thrawn and Mira make good inclusion points without being forced garbage.)
Grand Admiral Thrawn was one of the most brilliant strategic minds in the Empire. However, Palpatine was a major racist and Thrawn happened to be an alien. Thrawn happened to be so incredibly good that when the empire had been crushed and he had to lead a guerilla war on his own with a small detachment of empirial troops, he was actually making major strides to actually rebuild the empire and was making life miserable for Luke, Han, and Leah. If this tactical genius had actually been utilized to fight against the Rebels, they wouldn't have stood a chance. But, although he's so smart the Emperor had to give him a position, the Emperor and his racism couldn't stand having the man near him so he assigned Thrawn to expand the empire on the farthest outskirts of their territory.

Mira Jade was an assassin for the emperor called "the emperor's hand." She is not the main Syth successor that Darth Vader was, but she is an incredibly powerful force user all the same. Her combat, force powers, and tactical abilities all completely out-class Luke in a believable way that is established by her backstory. (As opposed to Rey who just ass-pulled all her powers out of nowhere with no explanation on how she was trained to do those things, thus her Rey-sue status.)

The one and only reason Luke was able to one-up Mira Jade was because he just had a quirk in his personality of liking R2-D2 and thus never had his memory erased. Erasing the memory of R2 units on regular intervals is a standard practice in universe. However, since Luke never did this he managed to set up a secret highly encrypted line between R2-D2 and his X-wing that helped him out in his situation with Mira Jade and even managed to win her onto his side due to... well... a lot of complications in their situation to which this secure line was the solution.
Mara Jade also ended up becoming Luke's wife. His only child was by her.
 
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