Qualifications as a Writer
You may be wondering, "Why should I commission this person?" I like to look at how well the seller engages with their customer base, view their portfolio, and read testimonials. These are the bread and butter when it comes to commissioning anything (whether this be art, writing, or any other kind of craft), but below I've listed some things that make me qualified to do commissions.
- I always communicate with my clients and never leave them in the dark. I'm open when it comes to real life issues regarding my personal life which could affect their commission and how long they have to wait.
- I've been casually writing for twenty years, taking commissions for seven, and completed over fifty commissions for a variety of clients. I strive to improve with each new piece my fingers craft and my writing speaks for itself. In my years of professional writing, I've learned a great many things to apply to it and thus make your commission even better!
- I devote myself to learning about the characters I'm writing about, whether they be fandom or original. And don't mind reading chunks of information to make sure I create the best piece for you.
- I strive to make your commission yours, in the sense it was exactly how you thought it would be. I'm willing to work with you to make sure no details are missed, and if I do, minor edits are free of charge. However, major edits will require a small fee.
- The majority of those who commission me are pleased, and even amazed, of how I took their ideas, characters, and brought them to life in a written form.
Now that you've read all that, you might want to know a little more about yours truly. I'm happy to fulfill your curiosity, so buckle up!
Born and raised on the East Coast of Canada, I started writing as soon as I could pick up a pencil. Writing was my escape from the demons of mental illness I dealt with for many years, and I don't know where I'd be today without being able to tell stories.
My beginning pieces were stories told in scribblers and script format, so needless to say they weren't the greatest things ever written. They were clocked full of cliches and Mary Sues, but I think that's something every writer struggles with when they first start.
I never developed a style I was satisfied with until I reached my twenties, and even today, I still think my writing holds room for improvement. There's no perfect writer in my opinion, and everyone can stand to use some CC (Constructive Criticism) every now and again to improve themselves. I wouldn't be the writer I am today without a critique I received when I was merely 16.
I love crafting stories and telling them; they're just a couple of my favorite things about literature. I have a wide variety of OCs (Original Characters) myself, and having them tell me their stories is something I find fascinating and amazing. I often say I don't write my stories - they take me on a journey and tell themselves. I'm just the one who has to write them down.
If you'd like to find me on any other of my writing sites, you can find me on FanFiction, FictionPress, and AO3 (Archive of Our Own) under the moniker "Sakuyan", and on DeviantArt under the name "xSakuyan". I implore to avoid stories written before late 2015, as they're... not the greatest. If you want to see my earlier writing, by all means, read them! Just don't use them as an example of my current writing style and skills.
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