Top 10 Ways to Have Your Story Age WellDarkMatter1997 Here's a list of advice for future writers (and I think it's probably the first one because I couldn't find a list like this anywhere online). There's been a lot of stuff in the past that hasn't held up well enough. A lot of things now that are either dated or mediocre at best. This list is to encourage any future artists to write something timeless and memorable for people. I'm at least positive that there will be more timeless gems in the future because thanks to the Internet, people are learning things faster so they can access good writing tips real easily.
Note: I am aware that no story is without its flaws. The only point of this list is to not encourage too much flaws that's all. I'm also aware that art is subjective so if you like something then that's fine.
This doesn't necessarily have to apply to books. This can apply to anything like movies, TV shows, games, concept albums, etc.
If you have any tips you wanna share, please add them.
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I know that not everything is original but you should just take something you like, observe it, and see what kind of material you can make out of it. What I mean here is that there's a huge difference between inspiration and imitation. - DarkMatter1997
It means sticking to better things as opposed to more things. - DarkMatter1997
Good list! The saying "Less is more" is a cliché but one which I stand by. Cut out superfluous words; make the whole piece compact and tighter or you will lose the reader's interest. Shorter sentences, paragraphs and chapters will have more of an impact. - Britgirl
Not work of fiction should be used to pander to a specific group of people. Pandering is definitely something a writer wants to avoid immediately. - DarkMatter1997
Style and substance equally matter. - DarkMatter1997
If you want your story to be more timeless, mentioning stuff like the popular music or movies of the time might not help it. The best stories create their own trends. - cjWriter1997
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2. Know that You Might Make Some Flaws, but Don't Have Too Many Flaws
3. Have It Be Less Cheesy