What is considered too edgy?
The definition of edgy is having sharp or pointed corners, or being irritable, or being unconventional. An example of something edgy is a metal table. An example of an edgy person is someone who is constantly annoyed.
What makes writing edgy?
We could define edgy as “writing with attitude,” as opposed to objectivity or neutrality or evenness. That attitude tends towards smartness, even “smart-ass-ness,” to make up a word. It involves sophistication, even worldliness beyond the normal and the daily. It usually includes wit, bordering on wickedness.
Why is my writing so dark?
If your writing is described as dark, maybe they are seeing references to death, loss, solitude or the sorts of stuff you wouldn’t see in a Julie Andrews movie. Maybe they’re just seeing references to real life that aren’t nice. There is nothing wrong with producing creative material that is dark.
How do you describe an edgy person?
If you’re edgy, you’re uptight, tense, or anxious. You might find yourself getting nervous and edgy right before you take a difficult test. A tendency to get edgy — irritable and jittery — might be a result of too much coffee, or just a personality trait.
What is considered dark content?
A story is considered dark if it tackles the stuff that would make most people uncomfortable, and that, of course, could be anything, from the horror of war, drugs, people trafficking, child abuse, genocide, terrible crimes, terrorism, gritty or grim urban tales or horror…to good old fashioned blood and guts horror.
What do you call a dark story?
Human nature intrigues us and we, as writers, are always trying to find answers, and the best place to find darkness for any story can be found with human nature. Dark is the side of humanity we almost always fear. And that’s the key word here – fear. There may not always be a happy ending in dark stories, either.