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The True Face of Beauty

I think the heavy use of make up and photo editing sets an unrealistic standard of beauty that negatively impacts women’s conceptions of self esteem and worth. 95 more words

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The Grammar Nazis are loose on teh Internets... Dear god, WHY?!?! ;)

Linguist John McWhorter: Txtng is killing language. JK!!!

Communication and the languages we have created from it, are only human. Therefore, these rules will adapt and change so long as human beings continue use language to communicate with. 879 more words

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Writing: Work or Play?

There’s a delicate balance to be found when pursuing a career in writing novels. We write because we are passionate, because we have a story to tell, and ideas to express. 688 more words

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The Honeymoon; Act 2, Scene 7 -- Sarah Takes Charge

The longer I watch the people at my wedding, the more I want to get the hell out of here. Most guests are already drunk. They come up to our table and mumble some form of gratulation, their speech slurry, their faces droopy. 1,505 more words

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Intimidating (novel 1 excerpt)

She was pretty. Beautiful even. I could see what he saw in her, before she went dark. She was tall, slim, had that hourglass curve to her body that men seemed to love. 47 more words

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2015 Writing Goals-Update

It’s been about a month since my last update on my 2015 Writing Goals. Here’s the update. 261 more words

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Intestinal Fortitude

Patience and fortitude conquer all things. 

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fortitude, moxie, intrepidity, nerve, bottle, courage, gutsiness, bravery, or whatever you call it, if you plan to be an author you’re going to need lots of it for it’s not an easy path to take. 340 more words

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