Terry Pratchett, Frank Miller and Using Rage to Fuel Good Writing

Here’s one of writing’s funny paradoxes: experts often say you should write about the things which move you, the things that really get you excited or angry or sad.

But writing about what makes you angry can create lopsided stories where you just rant instead of telling the story.

Is there a way to write about the things that make you angry without letting that anger override everything?

I think there is.

In this recent article, I compare two well-known authors, Frank Miller and Terry Pratchett, and discuss their different approaches to using anger in their work:

https://www.theodysseyonline.com/how-writers-get-angry-still-write-great-stories

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