Isolation

I appreciate your candor. I now understand who you think I am &What you believe I am here for. Thank you for creating a monster... To you, I am vile. My main purpose is to ruin, Turn everything gold into Thick, dark ashes. Thick, dark gloom to your Mediocre life. Thank you for isolating me. … Continue reading Isolation

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Journal

This past week has been pretty...insane, perhaps? I took a break from writing so that I could live in the real world for a bit, and well, I'm not sure how that worked out for me. Maybe it's just me, but as a writer, sometimes I feel like I'm not even living my life. I'll … Continue reading Journal

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I am afraid. I'm filled with this morbid fear That eats at my mind, Eats at my ability To think properly &make conscious decisions. I am confused And I am...alone. The voices inside of my head Serve as enemies with Intentions of the worst kind... They are riddled with emotion, &Go against the logic in … Continue reading Untitled

Steven King’s Top 20 Rules for Writing.

Bobbie C. Bandy

I borrowed this post from Open Culture’s webpage. All of these were taken from Stephen King’s 2000 writing guide On Writing.

1. First write for yourself, and then worry about the audience. “When you write a story, you’re telling yourself the story. When you rewrite, your main job is taking out all the things that are not the story.”

2. Don’t use passive voice. “Timid writers like passive verbs for the same reason that timid lovers like passive partners. The passive voice is safe.”

3. Avoid adverbs. “The adverb is not your friend.”

4. Avoid adverbs, especially after “he said” and “she said.”

5. But don’t obsess over perfect grammar. “The object of fiction isn’t grammatical correctness but to make the reader welcome and then tell a story.”

6. The magic is in you. “I’m convinced that fear is at the root of most bad writing.”

7. Read, read…

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Orbit

I'm not sure you understand The magnitude of my feelings towards you.. How your smile tends to uplift me, It turns my black sky, blue. I'm not sure I've explained How my heart seems to expand When you walk by me slowly &your scent seeps into My skin.. You hold my mind in the palm … Continue reading Orbit