Oh my F-in Do you realize how annoying it is when you don’t switch paragraphs when a new character is speaking Do you realize how confusing it is I don’t care if they’re using one-word responses at each other, start a new damn paragraph. ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN ONE CHARACTER.
dear christ this. no more walls of text please. please.
its so much better to have too many paragraphs than not enough. not enough and you confuse the hell out of everyone. too many and it kind of looks poetic. which is always better than a mess.
Those fanfics where the entire fic is in one paragraph…
Also use paragraph breaks for emphasis and to indicate a shift in the character’s thoughts. Paragraphs are soooo useful for tone and inflection.
“Peter Pan has been the most frightful villain. He controlled a whole world and best yet, he didn’t lie. He could break people with the truth. I loved every minute of it. I just need a character to role their eyes at the the cheese.”
Loved Pan. He was complicated and awful and deliciously sadistic. I wish the Neverland storyline had been done better, because I love it in retrospect, but at the time I found it confused and fragmented. Either way, Pan was a solid villain and I sort of wish they could have done more with him.
Also, it makes the Jake and the Neverland Pirates animated show completely horrifying and twisted, and therefore watchable.