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What comes naturally andwhat doesn't

Since I started taking an online writing course, one thought that keeps nagging at me is this: am I trying hard enough to make it perfect? 345 more words


Art of Betrayal

Just recently I finished Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo (2004). The anime is a futuristic retelling of the classic, originally penned by the great french writer, Alexandre Dumas. 1,075 more words


Away Away Away

I step out from the cover of the door
I start walking
The cold is quick and bitter
The rain is loud, I’m here to flee. 77 more words


Tolkien, Beowulf, and Borrowing

Recently, I read Tolkien’s translation of Beowulf, his original folk-tale version of the story, “Sallic Spell,” and The Rood and the Torc, a historical fiction novel set in the same culture as Beowulf (though later in history). 482 more words

Writing Advice

Writer’s Block: "Got an enema for that?"

Do you ever just want to crap out those bad writing ideas that are blocking your creative process and let the good ones get flowing again? 151 more words

Smith Street Bridge

There’s a spot under the bridge where there’s shelter from the rain

And there’s a girl among the plants—high enough to hide her face

I had a heart once—but it broke and spilled my soul… 51 more words