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Tea-Deprived Existentialism

Tea-Deprived Existentialism

Disclaimer: my knowledge of philosophy has been absorbed purely through osmosis and brief definitions given in English lessons to explain poetic movements. Therefore I might not actually be talking about existentialism. Please don’t feel the need to correct me. It won’t make any difference. So. In five days, I’m going to be nineteen years old. This is mildly terrifying to me. I am a child. I will fight you if you call me a child, but the fact is I…

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Teenage Selfies (TCWT)

Teenage Selfies (TCWT)

This is not my usual kind of post. This is for this month’s Teens Can Write Too! blog chain, and is one of the most challenging prompts we’ve ever had. Prompt: “Use pictures and individual words to show what, to you, is the essence of being a teenager.”  I decided to use pictures of myself for this prompt, with only a few exceptions, for an important reason which will become apparent. learning: growing up:   staying childish: change: dreams: identity: understanding:…

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NaNoEdMo?

NaNoEdMo?

I edited quite a lot today. In fact, I think I’m doing quite well. I’ve finished five chapters, and one of them was almost a third longer than all of the others. I’m sure I’ll be able to sort it out later. As yet, I think I’ve sorted out most of the problems with the first half. Yes, in thirty pages. That’s quite impressive, right? I had a few good typos … “a sharp intake of break” (should have been…

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