Writing Guidelines

Preamble

So, I see you've stumbled upon the RPC Database that is filled with numerous anomalies that are dangerous or outright disturbing, and you found them fascinating? Well, you came into the right place on how to write one! This writing guide is here to ensure you that your idea becomes a reality—well, not physically since this is a fictional website dedicated to horror writing after all.

Now, please remember, we highly encourage you to read through some of the articles to have a clear understanding how writing an article works. But of course, if you had forgotten what we just talked about here; then we recommend to read it through again. Without further delay, let's get to it.

Considering Somethings Before Beginning

Before we actually get onto the concept, there are a few things that one has to consider:

  • Is the concept interesting?
  • Is the anomaly's containment difficult to maintain?
  • Is the containment protocols appropriate and rational?
  • Is the anomaly well described?

It's highly necessary and recommended for writers to have these four pillars to allow the reader to have a sense of understanding of how the anomaly functions. Have the reader drawn in, not have them drawn out because of clearance restrictions or how the reader should stay away from the article due to the dangerous properties that the anomaly exhibits.

It's quite understandable that articles, like yours, would not exactly be successful due to the writer having to have issues with executing the idea, or they don't really have that kind of experience. Regardless, your first article may either be a success or a dismal failure. Remember, don't take the article as a reason to give up; use it to fix your mistakes and not repeat them.

Now, to avoid your idea getting thrown to the hounds, ask for feedback on the idea from the community in either the Forums section or in the Discord server. Remember, don't ignore a feedback even if the person comments it as "It's boring", always take it as a feedback so that you can improve it from "It's boring" to "It's fascinating!"

Lastly, if someone is a bit .. harsh onto your concept, please don't hesitate to contact a Curator or a Moderator regarding the person if they continue to exhibit that kind of behavior towards you

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