writing

Enigmatic

  • June 13, 2016
Enigmatic

In my life I am often misunderstood, and my writing, especially during the days of my youth was often difficult to interpret or understand; mysterious, fleeting, and wild. In a word, enigmatic.

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I Almost Dedicated My Life To Writing

  • May 2, 2016
I Almost Dedicated My Life To Writing

I almost dedicated my life to writing simply because I an an introvert, an observer, and the survivor of a very unusual, almost tumultuous childhood. I was never ever interested in athletic or sporting pursuits, and typically was the very last person selected for pick-up games during grade school recess. Throughout my childhood, while all my friends sought social interaction, I chose to be alone, reading books, visiting museums, going to the library, and exploring. My parents believed in free-range parenting, allowing me to go and explore the world on my own, as long as I returned home...

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Writing Notebooks

  • February 10, 2016
Writing Notebooks

January 2016

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Books For Writing Inspiration

  • September 14, 2015
Books For Writing Inspiration

Feeling stuck? Here are books for writing inspiration. Write Good or Die 1,699 Nonfiction Writing Prompts: Questions galore for generating book, article & blog post ideas A Writer's Book of Days: A Spirited Companion and Lively Muse for the Writing Life The Writer's Idea Book 10th Anniversary Edition: How to Develop Great Ideas for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Screenplays 365 Journal Writing Ideas: A year of daily journal writing prompts, questions & actions to fill your journal with memories, self-reflection, creativity & direction. Write Blog Posts Readers...

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William Saffire’s Rules For Writers

  • July 29, 2015
William Saffire’s Rules For Writers

Remember to never split an infinitive. The passive voice should never be used. Do not put statements in the negative form. Verbs have to agree with their subjects. Proofread carefully to see if you words out. If you reread your work, you can find on rereading a great deal of repetition can be by rereading and editing. A writer must not shift your point of view. And don't start a sentence with a conjunction. (Remember, too, a preposition is a terrible word to end a sentence with.) Don't overuse exclamation marks!! Place pronouns as close as possible, especially in long sentences,...

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I Hold A Force I Can’t Contain

  • July 27, 2015
I Hold A Force I Can’t Contain

All my life, I have been indecisive, taking excessive consideration with each and every decision, no matter the breadth. And yet, long after the conclusion, I seem to allow my mind to become commandeered with thoughts of alternative scenarios and outcomes, if only I had chosen differently.

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140 Characters

  • June 9, 2015
140 Characters

Ever since I was young, I incessantly took notes and wrote down observations. Often times, they were about experiences I had, written generally within a couple of days of the events. I also took many photographs, and countless pages of notes, but put simply, since the age of digital was still years away, many of the photographs failed to capture my true vision, and the pages of writing ended up getting lost, misplaced, or thrown away, either intentionally or by accident.

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Links To Writing Inspiration

  • May 16, 2015
Links To Writing Inspiration

10 Steps To Expressing Yourself In Writing Sample Valentine's Day Love Letter - wikiHow Why Writer's Block Is Your Secret Weapon Why Writing By Hand Is Underrated Writing Asides Why Keep A Journal? Foreword March! – How to Write a Fantastic Foreword 5 Thoughts: Why (And How) We Write Life Experiences All At Once 7 Reasons Why You Should Write Down Your Favourite Memories Now Inspiration For Writing: 10 Quotes To Get Your Juices Flowing Gaining Inspiration From The Greats: Ten Tips For Great Writing – Guest Post By Cathryn Johnson Source: Writing Inspiration List,...

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Writing Prompt Number 132

  • April 17, 2015
Writing Prompt Number 132

Define the genre of your writing. Is it fiction, non-fiction, journalism, science fiction, a combination of more than one, or none of these at all? Describe your genre in as much detail as possible. Feel free to create your own genre.

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Ben Franklin Quote

  • April 10, 2015
Ben Franklin Quote

"Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing." — Ben Franklin

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