Creative Gripes Thread

Discussion in 'Make It So' started by KingStarscream, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Saro

    Saro Where is wizard hut

    Every single time!! I hate it! Just give the size in one number!!
    • Agree x 4
  2. Jean

    Jean Let’s stop procrastinating -- tomorrow!

    Tfw you're knitting in the round and an entire needle just... falls out! And now you've got this row of stitches you need to carefully get back on the needle, but then some of them drop, so you need to dig around for a crochet hook for twenty minutes!
    • Witnessed x 2
    • Agree x 1
  3. Codeless

    Codeless Cheshire Cat

    Hand hurts, can´t ink.
    • Witnessed x 5
  4. Mossflower

    Mossflower Active Member

    Why is this darn hat taking so long. I know it's double knitting and it's not my favorite thing but I've had it on the needles for close to a year now. Plus I really want my size 2 circular needles back but I can't until I finish the hat and just argh!

    Also why are sweater patterns only in size small and medium? There are bigger people out there that would like a homemade sweater thank you very much

    And last thing why are double pointed needles so hard to keep track of. One of my size 1 set is missing and I need them for house socks. Hopefully I can manage with 4 until I can find it.
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2018
    • Witnessed x 5
  5. strictly quadrilateral

    strictly quadrilateral alive, alive, alive!

    editing your own poetry is a pain in the fucking ass but i dont know anyone id be willing to ask for critiques
    • Witnessed x 4
  6. sirsparklepants

    sirsparklepants feral mom energies

    I really miss workshopping my writing. I also miss being able to write more than three sentences at a time without feeling like I'm pulling teeth
    • Witnessed x 6
  7. Acey

    Acey breathtaking, heartbreaking

    When you don't have a single thing to post for day one of Femslash February. ;-;
    • Witnessed x 2
  8. chthonicfatigue

    chthonicfatigue Bitten by a radioactive trickster god

    *mind races with creative possibilities and scenes while doing chores*
    *sits down with a blank canvas*
    • Agree x 7
    • Witnessed x 1
  9. Queer Disaster

    Queer Disaster existing

    ...I really really wish ppl would tell me if they liked my writing or not. Like. Is there something about me that doesn't prompt comments? Is it the lack of porn?? Like kudos are very nice, but... I'd like to hear a "hey I really liked this!" or "oh my god you ripped my heart out you fiend"

    and people wonder why i stop updating things. like. writing's fun but one of my major joys is people reacting to my writing. Because that at least gives me an idea if I've done what i wanted to do.

    Anyway also. RP replies are amazing and fun but I THINK we have bitten off more then we can chew with four consecutive threads at the same time in messenger. My brain gets tired lmao
    • Witnessed x 6
  10. Saro

    Saro Where is wizard hut

    Knitty has a bunch of sweater patterns that have L and XL directions as well as S and M.
    • Useful x 2
  11. BaseDeltaZero

    BaseDeltaZero Shitposting all night.

    I swear to god, 3d topology makes me want to start screaming and never stop. It always feel like I'm making progress, but whenever I try to do something, I'm just behind where I need to be.
    • Witnessed x 2
  12. Jean

    Jean Let’s stop procrastinating -- tomorrow!

    Writing out your story timeline like
    • more shit happens
    • Agree x 4
    • Witnessed x 1
  13. Acey

    Acey breathtaking, heartbreaking

    When your fic has a decent following and a good hits-to-kudos ratio...and you still haven't seen a single damn person rec it.

    #su fic fandom pls validate me
    • Witnessed x 4
  14. Acey

    Acey breathtaking, heartbreaking

    When you're writing a cute little fic...about two characters you have never written before.

    I really hope it comes out okay. x_x
    • Witnessed x 4
    • Useful x 1
  15. Jean

    Jean Let’s stop procrastinating -- tomorrow!

    I do not have enough skintone colored markers aaargh.
    • Witnessed x 4
  16. aetherGeologist

    aetherGeologist Well-Known Member

    Past me, why did you make things so complicated for present me?
    • Witnessed x 3
  17. Jean

    Jean Let’s stop procrastinating -- tomorrow!

    WHY did I think Naruto fanart was a good idea? Ugh, HANDS.
    • Agree x 2
    • Witnessed x 1
  18. Hawkeguy

    Hawkeguy struggling to complete this thought

    also what's it with all the tiny bones, humans don't need this many bones! !!
    i would draw more fullbody humans if they had nice easy to understand streamlined bones!!!!!
    • Witnessed x 5
    • Agree x 2
  19. LadyNighteyes

    LadyNighteyes Wicked Witch of the Radiant Historia Fandom

    Writer who has read almost every Discworld novel >5 times and has a stellar memory for random turns of phrase problems: when I try to write something and my brain, instead of producing original content, wants me to quote Pterry.

    Yes, brain, "said slowly, unpeeling each word like a sullen grape of wrath" is exactly what is going on, and yes, it is an exponentially better description than anything I could have come up with on my own. No, brain, I can't use it.
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2018
    • Witnessed x 13
  20. kastilin

    kastilin meme market gardener

    i want to draw something semi-serious but all my brain is throwing up is dumb memes
    • Witnessed x 2
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