Writing 101: A Reminder of Love

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(Content warning for references to suicide.)

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Writing 101: Cosmology Concealed as Free Writing

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(Really rough free-writing of one character from the potential NaNoWriMo2014 story while he muses on the nature of the world, all while thinly-veiled as world-building and putting some ideas to paper to see if they survive the transition from brainspace to reality.)

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Writing 101: Fear and the Shadow Temple

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Let’s ignore topics about adult fears.  Justified fears, like the fear of disease, the fear of flight and/or driving, and the fears that arise from day-to-day life…We will sidestep that whole mess of fears grounded in reality.  We’re talking about what terrified a child today, with an innocent fear of something that did not have its fingers in reality, just of a place in a video game.  It is the reason why it took her two years to beat Ocarina of Time, released on the Nintendo 64 back in 1998.

Shadow Temple Entrance

Christ almighty, I hate this place.

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Writing 101: No Equivalent Exchange

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(Part three of a series exploring existence with anxiety and depression, previous parts found here.  Content warning for potentially upsetting material, as I’ll be reflecting on a particularly troubling day, which includes references to suicide and suicidal idealization.)

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Writing 101: A Love Letter to Libraries

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(Given the pile of writing reference books next to my computer, I’m grateful my blind groping resulted in pulling out Eric Maisel’s A Writer’s Space rather than old Strunk and White.  Though writing a letter to the principles of composition could have made for a curious challenge, now that I’ve looked at its twenty-ninth page.  Ah well, library it is!) 

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