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They Can’t Get You If You Never Stop Screaming

You think I’m a creative person Like creation, the need to create is what drives me Like there’s a gnome on my knuckles Kicking each finger to drive another letter into the world In order, sensibly, afoiainuviaeljmvkmsfbwa;trgn like that It’s … Continue reading

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Tasteful Rape

Game of Thrones spoilers and uncomfortable topics lie beyond. You have been warned. Before we get to the heavy stuff, go hug something soft, like a chicken. If you get through this, there will be more hugs later. But first, the … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Sir Terry

Yesterday morning, working at the library, I came across a Terry Pratchett book I hadn’t known had been published: Dragons at Crumbling Castle, a collection of his earliest writings. It made me glad to see a little more Pratchett enter … Continue reading

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17-Minute Poem

You can do a lot in 17 minutes. Or you can do a lot of not in 17 minutes. It depends on whether you stop to think It depends on whether you stop to drink It depends on whether you … Continue reading

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That’s Not A Baby…

Sometimes writing feels like this. And surprisingly, I’m not talking about the endless series of slaps. At some point, every writer learns that you have to Kill Your Darlings. This means you often have to cut out the part of your … Continue reading

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Decoy Poem

I met a poem yesternight But didn’t take the time to write And then it hid itself away Frightened off by break of day So now I’m staring at my desk To conjure something poem-esque Not in substance, only style Which I will … Continue reading

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9 Writing Tips You Shouldn’t Obey, Except When You Should

Writing is the worst thing in the world, except when it’s the best thing in the world. Do you want to write? Of course not. Nobody does. You want to be a writer. Here’s some advice that won’t help you…unless it … Continue reading

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