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Addicted to Porn/Sex

I recently got over a porn addiction, and nope I am thankfully not talking about actual videos or images of sexual activity, I am referring to the growing obsession with making everything about sex.   875 more words

The Difference Between "Please" and "May"

May You hear in heaven, Your dwelling place, and may You forgive and repay the man according to all his ways, since You know his heart, for You alone know the human heart.

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My Life With God

Lyric Poem Rubric

See the lyric poem assignment here. 

For your lyric poem, you will not be graded on completion. You will be graded according to the following rubric. 236 more words

Poetry

Looking for the Best Word? Tip #01

English is a startling language, as those who use it know. Amongst many claims about language, most of which are difficult to prove, English is recognised as one of the top 3 most widely spoken languages… 715 more words

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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #40

This is the final post in the series aimed at helping authors express the full meaning and emotional content of their fiction. However, I intend to start a new series, again about word choice. 506 more words

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The Value of Line Edits (and when to do them)

I was recently asked:

Do I pay attention to every single word when I’m writing?

When I’m doing a first draft, no. It’s basically all get it on the page, move on, and keep going. 857 more words

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Eating Poetic Fruit--and Words

Simplicity. In poetry, it’s tough to embrace and get away with. You read something as simple as Galway Kinnell’s “Blackberry Eating” and say, “How easy. I can do that!” 302 more words

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