For the most part, taste doesn’t really matter. The wide majority of us can agree when something is good, or when something is bad. It’s only when taste is on the margin that interesting things start to occur.
Closure is required. Each character has an arc that gets them from point A to point B. Point B is noticeably different from point A. Describe with the five senses. Write such that the words make beautiful speech. Everyone reads in an internal monologue — so sentences that are easy to speak sound clearer andContinue reading “10 Tips on Writing”
Video games are an interesting subject, because they are simultaneously a business, a technology, and an art all at once. I think tales from the video game world give us an understanding of what technologists don’t understand about art — and what artists don’t understand about technology.
The humanities are a complicated subject. They are much more vague than the sciences, relying more on notions of what things ought to be rather than how things actually are. Because of this, they’ve always been a sore spot in traditional modes of learning. Is there a way of improving it?
There are many different structures to art, whether it be music, film, games, or otherwise. But to an artist, each art form can have its own use — either as inspiration, or as education.