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My Fumbling Attempts to Write Erotica

I had an idea for a great story. Isn’t that always the way it starts? In between a busy day of almost non-stop responsibilities, I forced myself to type up a short summary (because I couldn’t get it out of my head). 748 more words

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Being Creative = Being Fearless

Are you ever terrified? Like not just scared but full on anxiety attack terrified? Sometimes, although it may sound strange, we are scared of doing what we love the most. 186 more words

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Lost girl

“Papu papu!” The little girl yelled as she ran into the living room fresh from her bath. Her grandmother hustled in after her, trying to wrestle the girl into a robe over her nightgown. 484 more words

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Lessons Through Reading and Writing

Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.

- G.K.

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Why?

“Because I said so.”

I never thought I’d be the parent to speak those words. But it turns out, I was wrong. At least fifty times a day, I’m asked… 165 more words

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Don't Stop, Finish It First

The first sentence can’t be written until the final sentence is written. 

-Joyce Carol Oates

Oates, you are completely right. This particular advice may be confusing at first but once you sit down and think about it it makes so much sense.

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Are You a Scrupulous Writer?

A scrupulous writer in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus:

1. What am I trying to say?

2. What words will express it?

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