I'm not going to bother much with a recap of the year. You know most of it by now anyway. I made new friends. I lost old friends. I made even more new friends. I cried. I laughed. I learned a lot from God and my school. In the end, here I am still alive,… Continue reading Welcome to 2018
Cliché is a noun. Clichéd is an adjective.
There was the sun, and stretched out before it was a sea of fire. Taan and Yulius sat on the edge of an island drifting through the sky. It was one cloud, constantly shifting and drifting from one point in the universe to another. They watched the sun slip around to the other side of… Continue reading The World Above.
I cringe so much just thinking about this. For one of my classes, I had to write a bad poem. Naturally, bad poems should never be shared with the world, nonetheless, here is mine for all too see. WARNING: your eyes will hurt after reading this. Looking at her was like looking at the sun. The… Continue reading Loving Her is Like a Random Simile
Avoid imprecise diction. FOR EXAMPLE: Rust-free except for some rust on the passenger door.
I mentioned this in a previous post, but now I want to breifly expand on it. Bullet Journaling is keeping an organized planner with various spreads of your own design. It does require a little creativity, but you don't need to be good at drawing or anything at all. I find it fun because it… Continue reading Bullet Journaling
Okay not "Ok."
Vaulted ceilings. Orchestral music. Ballgowns and dancers. Blue and silver sequins. Glass slippers. The clock strikes twelve. It’s a dream with a time limit. I’m tired and I’m scared. All good things can be tainted. I think I’ll keep my distance. I don’t dance. I’m not five Playing dress up In my mothers shoes.… Continue reading I’m Not Cinderella
1. "It was a time where when people talked about one another." 'Time' is not a place. It cannot be a 'where' it must be a 'when.' 2. "It's a situation where in which no solution seems possible." For this second example, 'where' is a little more acceptable, but for it to be absolutely correct 'in which' is… Continue reading Quick Tip 8
"Piece of dialogue." He said. ** Okay, honestly, if you do this in your writing, don't. Just stop. For your sake as a writer and for all of your readers, avoid it. The correct way to write that sentence is: "Piece of dialogue," he said. Replace your period inside the quotations with a comma and… Continue reading Quick Tip 7