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#WW #Conflict in a Story #plotting

Happy Wednesday! This post is a small cheat sheet dedicated to conflict. Every plot is built on: 1) The internal conflict: the character’s emotional, mental, spiritual, physical evolution/struggle throughout the story; 2) The external conflict: events happen in the world where the story is taking place and the character reacts to them. The external conflict…

When love dies… and burns again

Re-reading old letters, reminiscing the darkness of the past, I think of my actions and how I hurt people. I am not perfect. Today, I try to do the next right thing because I learned how to be a better person. One cannot live with regrets, or fears, because life is not about the past.…

#Past memories

These words are for you, my past memories. You made me who I am today. The bad happened for a reason. The good did too. The ugly just topped the cake like oversweet icing I wanted to puke so badly before it turned my stomach into a churning mess. I look in the mirror and…

#Growing Up

That might sound silly, but I’m in my early thirties and feel like I’m only growing up now. I thought I knew what adulthood was like once I turned seventeen, heck…I knew nothing. I don’t know much more now, but at least I can say I know enough to tell you I’m very far from…

#Enough or Not Enough

It’s never going to be good enough. I’m never going to be good enough. People will judge me, and criticize me, mostly I will be hard on myself, bringing myself down, so down, my life won’t mean anything until I achieve absolute perfection. Writing, composing, living…My stories aren’t good enough. My life isn’t good enough.…

Note to Self (233) Turning Tables

One step down the street, fast pace to a safe haven, I want home. My stride takes me to the room, where I find the seat I usually pick every time I go there. I come here when I don’t want to face the familiar crowd, when I want to remain sheltered in my own…