Well, for starters: the writing sample I sent to Writer's Domain about 'Utah Lawn Care' was rejected. They gave no specific response to it, just an automated e-mail--all a crock of horse molasses. It's no State Of The Union address, but Writer's Domain is no presidential speech writing website. Search engine optimization isn't foreign policy, I figured I was capable of leading people to a website if I put their predicted Google key words into my article a couple times. Isn't that how it works? Crock
Just some random writing, letting a few ideas go on paper. I started with the 'cages' metaphor and went from there--it ended up about anxiety, which I have medication for, so you know it's at least somewhat legit. I am more than interested in your comments, critiques, praise, insults, death threats, snide comments, etc. Feel free to burn me a new one, or correct a grammar mistake.
There are many layers of personal and social anxiety separating people from each other that most
As most of you know, I've got a really cute math prof.
Unfortunately this fact hasn't helped me one bit in the actual course. I sit here writing a blog when I should be studying for my exam tomorrow.
See, yesterday, I got in a fight with my mom that pretty much took ten years off my life, I'm sure. So I ended up NOT studying like I had been planning to. I just couldn't get my head around anything at that point, so I just went to bed early hoping I'd feel better in the
I confess, I am cheating on the Writing Forums. That is, I have another forum on the side called Scribophile. Don't worry, I'm not leaving this community, just broadening my network. They have themed contests and sometimes cash prizes are rewarded to 1st and 2nd place, sometimes 3rd. This has motivated me to enter one: the Two Ways Contest (I could win $50 for 1st place or $25 for 2nd.)
The guidelines to the contest are to write 2 pieces, a poem and some prose, with similar themes.
Belated Happy Mother's Day to one and all!
Didja do anything nice for ma? Maybe you bought a card, some flowers or chocolates. A nice potted plant perhaps? Did you actually take the time to go over there and just sit and talk?
I'm freakish in many ways. Of my idiosyncrasies, putting my family first is a fault of mine. I must phrase it that way, because it seems I am in such a minority.
My wife, my kids and myself visit the grandparents every weekend.