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This is why I write

October 29, 2014 Writing  No comments

Being an artist has something to do with being brave enough to move toward what makes you come alive.Emily P Freeman

A love of writing stems from a love of reading. I love fiction. I love the tension and the angst. I love the boldness of feeling characters have. I love getting to experience a whole world separate from the reality I live in. I love how fiction makes sense of things and puts seemingly random events into order and context.

In the moment of writing, I absolutely love it. I love thinking about what's happening and what's going to happen next. I love planning out plots. I love laying awake at night trying to puzzle together the story. I love words and what happens when you string them together to paint a scene. I love the passion I have for my

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Stranger than fiction

September 27, 2013 LifeWriting  No comments

It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. Mark TwainI spend the majority of my day in other worlds. Writing my book, reading other books, reading scripts for my Intro to scriptwriting class, watching movies for class/fun, listening to music, as well as watching my daily episode of Gilmore Girls and whatever else is on that night. It wouldn’t be far-fetched to say that I spend a minimum of 10 hours a day in other worlds. I have always been more at home in stories than in my own life; whether it be books, movies, TV shows, songs, whatever. It may have started out as a way to escape, but it has turned into something bigger than that. I get cranky and off-kilter if I don’t have a book to read or a good movie/show to watch. And when I do

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