Yeah, you know it. You started a new job and were excited about the new opportunity and the novelty of it all, but as time passes and the novelty wears off, you realize your salary is crap, your boss is toxic, there’s no possibility to grow in the company and it’s not worth it to spend 3 hours on public transportation to go to work and go back home. It’s just not worth it. Continue reading
Prompt: Write an active scene (a dinner, a romance, an adventure) from the first person POV of no more than 500 words. Now take the exact same scene and write it again from the omniscient POV, entirely from scratch and without looking at the first version. Submit both scenes, and further, please comment on what changes you discover as you shift from one POV (I am telling the story…) to the other (the all-seeing creator tells the story…).
Written for a Creative Writing Course. The prompt was to create a character from two others. For this, I created Valentine, who is a mix between Drusilla and Spike, from Buffy, the Vampire Slayer. Continue reading
A creative writing piece. The prompt is to write a “HABITUAL RITUAL” using second person, or “you”.
You hang up the phone and look at it. You’re not sure if what you heard is right, but it must be, because, why else would your heart feel like this? Why else would it thump so hard inside your chest? So you cling to hope, you kinda have to, or you won’t be able to do what you need to do next. Continue reading
In your arms there are countless kinds of every imaginable weapon, enabling me to fight by your side.
Your heart quietly gazes to me from a world of light.
When I fall into the deepest corners of darkness, you refuse to let me wander.
Your faith hopelessly and stubbornly supports me, pulling me strongly towards the pool of life.
If you were to stay by my side, I would even be able to bend the will of God.
If you were to be lost to me, I would not be afraid of dying.
You think how it’ll be. You turn it around in your head, over and over again, lightly altering the scene every time, but deep down you don’t think it’s ever going to happen, because that kind of things always happen to other people, not to you…