Once More With Feeling Writing Prompts: Day 7

Okay, so I was gearing up to do this writing prompt and realized that the most important part, the part that inspired me to make a note on the end of it that said “try not to go into the gutter on this one”, was missing.  I’ve fixed it in the original post but just so you know, the part that accidentally got left out said that the prompt also needs to involve touching something for the first time.  This, of course is me putting it in my own words.  When I first got the prompt from a generator it said POV – third person (omniscient) * male character – under 18 * the first touch.  When I created my new list, I decided to put the prompt into a somewhat proper sentence.  Anyway, I’ll just get right into the prompt for today.

Write in the third person (omniscient) point of view about a male character who is under the age of 18. Have the story involve touching something for the first time. *try not to go into the gutter with this one!*

I’m going to try to keep this under a thousand words, but it’s not necessary for anyone else to do.  Let’s get started, shall we? Read more of this post

Once More With Feeling Writing Prompts: Day 1

Okay, I intended on doing this yesterday, but I got distracted by the creation of my new wire wrapped ring similar to my once beloved itchy ring.  I can’t say that it has the sharp wire ends that make my finger want to move, and it’s too new to know whether or not it will help in my writing right now.  Because it’s smoother than it’s predecessor, calling it an itchy ring seems wrong.  However, if it proves to be a success, then I’ll try and come up with some sort of fitting name for it like Inpirering or my Ladymuse..now that i think of it, Inspirering is sort of puny! Yep, I think that shall be it’s name.

This first go, I’m actually pulling out almost all the stops at the moment.  I have Pandora playing a Lindsey Stirling channel, because she’s awesome with a violin and anything related to that sounds pretty awesome! I also have the ring on, just to try it out.  There’s a cup of Highlander Grog flavored coffee in my Death Star shaped coffee mug, and I just lit a Stirling Embers scented Wood Wick candle.  Now that I actually think about it, I’ve realized I’m engaging most of my major senses: touch, taste, scent, and sound!  Can’t engage visual beyond watching what I’m thinking turn into words on a screen, but I guess my recent de-cluttering of my desk could be considered that.  Not that it’s perfectly clear or anything, but I’m not worrying about a mountain of paper causing an avalanche in my lap!

Okay, so adventures in amateur jewelry making and attempts at getting myself motivated aside, I was going to work on one of my writing prompts.  Just got to keep on myself this time!  How about, if I can make it through all 30 days of prompts on time then I can treat myself to a special nail polish I wouldn’t have gotten otherwise, a chrome powder to extend my collection beyond silver chrome, or some equally extravagant seeming nail art themed item that I’ve been holding myself back from purchasing because it’s more of a want than a need.  Yes, let’s hold Cici to this and tell her she can’t get the thing unless she does this other thing!

We shall see…Well anyway, as it is day one, we are starting with the first one: Why did you start your writing? Is that still why you write, or has your writing gone in a different direction than you’d planned? No limits on time taken to write this, nor is there a min or max word count, so I’m just going to fly with this one and when I feel I’ve said what I need to I’m going to call it a day and send you all a mental blow-kiss! Read more of this post

Taking a Break

I’ve been working hard on my Short story!  But I need a break, so I’m just going to brainstorm in a blog, and maybe work out some ideas.

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On Fan Fiction Stories

I’ve realized that most of my recent posts have been either private or password protected, so I thought I’d give some of you something to read.  I don’t even know why I made the Harry Potter Fan-fiction password protected other than the fact that it had mature content, and I’d rather not have someone’s mother angry at me.  I’ve been looking at my older journals and finding story bits that I put in there, which is why the Fan-fiction came out.  I have a small bit of fan-fiction in my arsenal because who hasn’t read a book and thought “What if?”.  There are sites out there, my favorite being FanFiction.net .  In there you can find all sorts of fan-fiction, from popular movies, TV series, Cartoons, Comics, Books, and famous literature, even crossovers!  But anyway, here I go, writing about fan-fiction and how I feel about what I find.

Ready-Set-Go!

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Research Makes It All Better!

Sunday was a day of writing.  At first it was all going well! I found a previous bit of work that I wanted to expand on and really work into the story and I was really making my hands fly over the keys, and then…Wait what is that stuff…You know, that stuff that people put on rags then put over the mouth and nose of another person to make them pass out….What is that stuff?  Thus started my day of researching stuff.  Would you like to join me on a short recall of what has had me in its grasp Sunday?  Join me and we will have a great laugh together as everyone else scratches their heads! Read more of this post

Failed!

I’m posting this as if I wrote it in the early AM before going to sleep, when in reality I was writing it on a notebook from the beginning of Saturday, but didn’t make it to the computer because of Family Movie Night and Living Room Camp Out!  I’ll write about those in a bit but first, what I was to post for my “Saturday” post! Read more of this post

Bookworm on Books

I want to talk about books today.  It was sort of a theme for me today.  I did more reading today than I have in a while, but not nearly as much as I used to in the old days!  Part of my day was spent searching down a particular book that I wanted to read to my children.  I’m not talking about children’s books either.  At least not for bed time.  I’ve tried reading them during the daytime, but I’ve hardly ever been able to get either to stay put long enough to finish one.  Bedtime is a different story though. Read more of this post

Screenshot Master!

I haven’t gone to bed just yet, so technically for me this is still the fourth…in fact, if I post something in the early a.m.  it’s usually that I haven’t gone to bed yet.  Just so you know.  I wrote blog bits all over the place today, and yet I feel no need to go and grab them so I can copy them down here.  Basically, I was just fussing about how the resolution I thought would go to the wayside is actually being kept better than the other.  Truthfully it’s just too early to tell.  Even if I were to weigh myself Saturday and it would look like I’d gained, it would still be too early to tell!  So, you get a blurb for that thought, and I move on.  I know what you all want…Star Wars.  Well as far as the story is concerned, I’m still fleshing it out on paper.  What I can give you is screen shots!   Read more of this post

New Years Post!

First post of the New Year!  Guess what I’m going to post about?  Yep, New Year’s resolutions!  Well, maybe not only resolutions.  I will also go on a bit about Star Wars the Old Republic!  Well, that’s enough of a teaser! That way! To the lake!!! Read more of this post

Bite the Hand that Feeds

Okay, apparently yesterday a man by the name of Paul Christoforo had a bad day in the Customer Service industry.  And when I say a bad day, I mean he was letting his Jerk Flag fly all over a customer.  When Dave e-mailed the company Ocean Marketing about the status of his pre-order, he was treated nigh contemptuously by Paul.  For those of you wanting to read the whole kit and caboodle direct yourself to this http://penny-arcade.com/resources/just-wow1.html , and after … maybe enjoy a bit of Web-comic! Anyway!  Dave decided to call attention Paul’s poor Customer Service abilities.  Yes, I’m jumping onto this bandwagon, cause especially with the way the world is becoming, people like this should see their seeds sown.  And so… Read more of this post