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First lines given – #9
Welcome to First Lines Given! If that sentence confuses you, here's a link to where I explain what this is. Today's first line is by Innerdialects! She said: I decided to go in a different direction than I normally go in. Here's the result: It seemed like a good start. It had that edge, that … Continue reading First lines given – #9
Can you stop writing—take a break—for “too long”?
On the first day of class, eighteen students sat in a circle, facing each other as awkward as can be. We didn't really look at each other, and most of us had no idea what we were doing there. Our teacher leaned forward and turned to look at each of us. She asked how long … Continue reading Can you stop writing—take a break—for “too long”?
Another (puppy-full) year again
It's been another 365 days, so I leveled up again. Well, I did yesterday; the eighth is my real birthday. Anyway, I decided to share something that makes everyone smile: puppies. So, here's some cute photos of my puppies: Lucky: Jack: Willow: (She's a bonus puppy because she's not fully mine.) I hope everyone has … Continue reading Another (puppy-full) year again
Puppies > humans
humans are the worstand I think I’ve known thatsince I was a kid I never had many friendsI didn’t fully trust any strangersI kept to myself whenever I could but I spoke to animalsI’d never greet a humanbut I’d say hi to their dog dogs never judged mefor my intelligence, my waist sizemy athleticism, my … Continue reading Puppies > humans
A writer habit
I always end up listening to people's words and writing them down. It's worse when I'm in class. I'll be writing notes or a blog down when I hear a great line to write down. My margins get filled with other people's words. They're diagonal and lopsided. I can't even remember where some come from. … Continue reading A writer habit
Friendly writing reminder
To create worlds that no one has seen before, we must cry, bleed, and smile. Life isn't just the sunny side. We need a thunderstorm to get a rainbow. So, if it seems like it's not going your way or that you may not publish anymore, remember it's all a process. It doesn't happen over … Continue reading Friendly writing reminder
Oh. You want the truth?
Oh. You want the truth? It’s a bit messy. It’s the joke your friends make that you laugh off. It’s the smiles and tears that come when someone finally sees the end. It’s the hours upon hours of sitting in one place, hoping the mixture of words turn out better, while knowing you’ll be sitting … Continue reading Oh. You want the truth?