Update & Plans

Hi everyone, first of all I just wanted to say: thank you so much for all the feedback! This blog is already doing much better than I initially thought it would, and that means so much to me.

Unfortunately I’m making this post to say content will slightly slow down in the upcoming weeks due to finals and Spring Break travelling. If any of y’all are going to AWP in Portland, I’ll see ya there!

Right now my plan is to finish up a book review and post that, as well as post some work I did this most recent term. Hopefully I’ll find time in the upcoming term to produce some more up-to-date work and keep the content releases somewhat steady.

That’s all for now. Thank you again for the continued support!<3

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“The Process” – A Short Story

Originally written: October 28th, 2018

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*** by Misha Sokolnikov

Sometimes the scariest things are the least cliche. This piece from last term was written after our teacher challenged us to write a scary story that didn’t involve the traditional monsters and ghouls we see in horror today.

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Black, Gay, and Here to Stay

Originally Written: February 5th, 2019

Untitled by Amber McGee

So the longest Black History Month ever is finally over.

I wrote this piece as a submission to an online publication for their BHM section, but I never heard back, the month is over, so I’m going to say it’s safe to post this. Better late than never.

I don’t usually write personal essays, but I’m pretty proud of this one.

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“I’m sorry, you deserve better.” – Drabble

Originally written: October 31st, 2018

Baltic sea
Baltic sea by Zaytsev Artem

Another piece from Intro to Creative Writing. The prompt we were given was “It’s too wonderful for me.”

This piece is one of the few times I’ve written in first person point of view. It also features two characters from one of my larger projects, but you don’t need to know any background to understand what’s happening here.

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“Night of The Dancing Dame” – Drabble

Originally written: November 28th, 2018

Faces
Faces by Picturepest

Starting off with a very short piece, here’s something I wrote in Intro to Creative Writing last term. For this exercise, the teacher instructed us to make the familiar feel strange, or make the strange feel familiar. I went with the former. Can you guess what’s being described?

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Is This Thing On?

Hi all, and welcome to my new writing blog! Give yourself a moment to let the imaginary fanfare and cheers die down….And now continue reading.

To be honest, I have no idea how this all will work out. I’ve become accustom to sites like Tumblr when it comes to blogging, and the last time I used WordPress was in high school. Even so, I want this blog to at least be something, you know?

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