Welcome!!

My name is Dominique Weldon, I am a teenager from Iowa, who happens to be an aspiring author. I'm determined to make it, and plan on sharing my thoughts and process along the way with the rest of you guys!! I know we can do it!!:D

Welcome to my writer's diary<3

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Liebster Blog

Awww...Joe is fantastic:3
He nominated my blog for an award on his page:
http://josepheastwoodxd.blogspot.com/2011/11/award-goes-to.html

...Now I kinda feel like I should post on here more often. I kinda have on/off sprees with my blog. Sometimes I post on it daily, others weekly, and sometimes even longer. If they had an easier way for me to access it than I think that would make a difference. Such as my facebook page: I can get on it anywhere with the help of my ipod and cellphone. Still...*Guilt* *Guilt* *Guilt*

I"ll just have to work harder on here!

First week of NaNoWriMo

...Sucks

Hahahaha, just putting it simple! I've been sick for the past long time, and it's hindering my writing. Last Friday I managed to finish all my homework, and was uber excited. It meant that I could have the entire weekend to finish my writing...However that didn't happen. All I did was sleep and work (at my real job :P)

Hoping that maybe this new week will be better. Even if I don't meet my goal, I know that I'm getting more done then I would of if it wasn't Nov.

Guess that's good enough for now!:)

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Next Week is....:D

NaNoWriMo!!

Yup, yup!! I'm not as fully prepared as some of the other authors I know because I found out at a later time, but I'm still going for it. Besides, I'm hoping I can use this to get A Primrose's Beauty done. Even if I don't it'll still be a great experience, and I'll be better prepared for next year!

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Catching up on things

Well for the first time in awhile, I actually have the majority of work off from work. This is pretty fantastic- maybe I'll finally get a lot of online stuff done. I haven't been on much, and I feel really bad about it.

To make up for it, I put up some stuff on my deviantArt and wrote a poem to share on my page:D Now...It's time for me to finish a book by the end of this month!

Hopefully I can >:)

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

College Fair

So today our senior class went to this college fair thing. It was pretty pointless, because none of the representatives helped me at all. However, I went to this one booth where this guy was at. He asked me about my major, which is obviously creative writing. When he asked me about school experience and school newspapers I told him that we didn't have that. It's the truth, our school is very small, so we don't have that sort of thing. However, the man was awfully rude to me, giving me such a stupid look! Then for several seconds he just stared at me!

I mean, just because I don't write for a school paper doesn't mean I don't have experience! For crying out loud, I'm a freaking author!!! Stupid, stupid man...

Sad thing is, I get this a lot:\

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Short Story is finshed!!

I Love Books (Dawn) asked me to write a short story for her Halloween Bash on her blog. Everything is supposed to 'ghost-like' and scary. I did the scary part, after all, I love horror! However, I just didn't do the ghost theme. I find that rather unoriginal; that's why I chose the topic: Succubus.

It's scary, and different...So I figure it's a win-win:D Hopefully the others like it though...

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Slacking

Wow, I haven't wrote on here in forever:( Shame, shame on me...

Well right now school has taken up a lot of my time. It's my last year of high school and I'm trying to make sure I pass. It's pretty important you know:P The writing has continued, although some of it isn't for my book. I'm trying to win a contest-a 500 word short story. Now I don't do short stories, so this is kinda hard for me. I ended up with nearly 500 extra words. A couple of my friends are helping me chop it down by Friday-the due date.

I also got asked to write a short story for a blog. It's good exposure, I just need to come up with something decent. I could just retype some of my old stories, but I don't really feel like sharing those...Not until I'm trying to publish them...

While I'm rambling, that reminds me I need to work on A Primrose's Beauty and try to get that self-published by the time I turn 18. Also, I like to draw, so I have a couple art projects going on as well...

Busy, busy, busy... -___-

Monday, September 12, 2011

First Comp. Grade

Okay, so when it comes to school I am def an over-achiever for sure!! (except for math XD lols) I'm the type of person who gets mad when I get a 98% and not 100%.

Today I got my first comp grade. This is the first pure writing class I've ever taken. Even though I've written a bunch of books...I really don't have that much of a writing background. My grade wasn't as good as I would of liked it to have been...Guess I just have to try better:\

Then again, everything takes practice, right? That's all I have to do!

Monday, September 5, 2011

Back again

Wow, I haven't been on my blog in foreverrrrrrr!!

School has started and for some reason I have like triple my normal hours at work. So my internet-book stuff hasn't really been happening. The writing still continues, but it's obviously less. This year has been really hard for me (school-year) and I'm trying to focus on that more.

Luckily this week I have less hours, so I'm going to go the library to get some books, and definitely finish two chapters or more.

This should be a good week:3

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Back online!!

Alright... I haven't really had the time to do any of this online stuff anymore:P Considering the fact that I go to bed at 10:30 now,plus homework and work...

*sighhhhh*

Tonight I don't work and I only have to study for a test, which is great!!!!! I'm going to finish a whole chapter tonight, and maybe get half-way through another one. Also I get to check up on my online stuff:)

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Five Chapters

Only twenty left to go before I finish Eternal Darkness (light) :D Then after that I'll only have two books left before I'm done with my set of projects!! However I think it will take quite a bit of time. After all, I'm working on an eBook. I mean, that alone will take a crap load of work!!!


Anyway, I'm going to try and make my twenty chapters turn into nineteen:)

Friday, August 19, 2011

Weekend

I've been waiting for this day!!!!

Even though I've only had two days of school, it has felt like an eternity. I'm just glad I made it. Now I want to get down as much done as possible....All my classes are hard this year, so I think my writing will happen a little less.

So I think I'm going to get to that writing now...and that's all for the blog tonight:D

Thursday, August 18, 2011

First day of school

Well it wouldn't even really count as a first day...I was hoping that I could get used to it and figure out when my writing time would happen, but we just played some games and whatnot all day. So I guess that's not too bad. At least I don't have any homework and able to catch up on my internet book stuff before I started writing.

Well...I think that's it for tonight!!!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Last day of summer

Boooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This sucks!!!!! Like major!!!!

Today is the very last day of summer break. Tomorrow at this time I will be awake, and...learning. What an awful thought to say the least. Hopefully this year will be a lot better for me than I'm expecting. And I hope I can get even more writing done this year! I'm expecting to write three books by the time May arrives.


So...guess I'm going to enjoy my last day of vacation:(

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Two days left

...before school starts again. Gee, can't wait, and I'm soooo not being sarcastic or anything!!:P Anyway, this is the last year of high school for me. I'm hoping that it goes by fast. Oddly enough, it seems I get more done during school. Probably because with all the other things I have to do, I always make sure that I put in some time for writing. During the summer I'm just kinda in 'meh' mood.

Thursday... *Sighhhh*

Monday, August 15, 2011

My Website is Done!!!

I'm soooooooooo happy!!! I finally finished my website!! (Might I add that it was alll free) I liked how it turned out! I'm very interested in the Japanese culture, and when I saw that there was a design based on sakura I knew I had to have it!

I think it took me around four days to finally complete. I'm a perfectionist, and when it comes to things like this, needless to say it will definitely take awhile to be completed. I think the hardest part was just me corrected everything-errors and whatnot. I like to write, but I'm just the worst speller ever!! Makes sense right?

Anyway...I'm loving it. Plus it gave me a chance to summarize my stories, which is great for when people ask me what they're about. I'm thinking about owning the domain when I get the money:P But we'll see....

Here's the link!!:D http://dominiqueweldon.weebly.com/index.html

Saturday, August 13, 2011

I wish I had a professional photographer

For my website I'm making I'm trying to find a decent pic of myself for my author-bio-like-thing... It's going pretty well-I asked all my buddies on my FB page to help pick out a picture for me. The only ones I had were just of FB profile pics. I don't have any 'wonderful' pictures of myself.

I know a reallyyyyy talented photographer, but he couldn't help me-considering the fact that he lives far away. I don't have the money for professional photography, so crappy cell phone pictures will have to do:P

Friday, August 12, 2011

Hey...I'm making a website!!!

Soo..(Random, but I noticed that I seem to start everything out with 'sooo...' I find it kinda funny!!) Anyway...( I do that a lot too) I was doing some FB stuff, and I noticed that a bunch of people have websites!! I never really put too much thought into it because I have my blog! But then I thought...It couldn't hurt, right?

So now I'm doing that. I'm just not sure what I should put on it. I feel like it would have the same thing as my blog. I'm not sure, I'm still trying to figure out the design for my website so I still have some time.

Meanwhile, my book is lying in my room, only two pages away from being finished... My priorities are pretty skewed..

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Just be Friends

"... Just be friends"

And those three simple words ended my life... Taking away everything as I know it.

I felt sick to my stomach, I wanted to puke. I wanted to fall to my knees and just let my sickness take over. I felt Adam's cold eyes bore into my own. They had no emotion in them, nothing that resembled the Adam I used to know...

The golden rays of the setting sun made everything oddly gloomier. The school grounds... silent,empty. This is where Adam wanted to meet me.

His brown hair,slightly red in the sun's rays, ruffled in the breeze. They grey cloud of blue in his eyes intensified. He was waiting for me to say something...

My voice was dry. "W-Why?"

I had so many more questions on my mind, but that was the only one I could ask. Speaking didn't come naturally anymore.

"Isn't it obvious?!" shouted Adam, throwing his hands up in the air. "Janell w-we've been growing more and more apart everyday! You can't tell me you haven't noticed!"

But I thought I was the only one who noticed. He hasn't been talking to me as much anymore,slowly beginning to ignore me. I thought that if I looked past the obvious signs then nothing would happen. I thought... I thought...

Adam grabbed a handful of his hair, throwing his head back. "Please... just... say something!" I

tried, but nothing could come out. Slowly, he took a step back. " ...Look Janell, it's over. We're over... You can keep the ring."

And like that,my reason for life was gone...

Trying to catch up on technology

So my friend invited me to use Google+, and just how I didn't understand FB... I DO not understand this either. It's pretty much like FB, but there are circle-like things. I don't know... I'm sure if I use it more, I'll understand it. No, I'm going to keep using it until I do understand it!!!! As a teenager I should be adaptable to these sort of things, and besides, it's an opportunity to advertise myself some more!

Now I have an Facebook, Twitter, DeviantArt, Blog, Wattpad, Google+, and probably tons of other things too that I forgot I made XD haha!!

One of these days, all my hard work will pay off, I'm sure of it!!!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

...I think Facebook crashed

I was randomly doing some stuff for my page and what not when out of nowhere it said my session expired. Okay, that's happened before... So I just closed my browser and tried again...But it still said the same thing. Weird, right? That's when I went to goggle, typed my name, and clicked on my book page.

I STILL COULDN'T GET ON IT!!!!!

-___- I'm hoping that my page is fine,because I worked really hard to accomplish everything I have...

Monday, August 8, 2011

Music


Music is like the greatest thing on Earth!!!

I find myself writing wayyyy better when I have music playing. It helps me get in the mood I need for whatever I'm writing at the moment. Sometimes I can't have it to help though, that's when I just use the noise in the background to keep away the silence.

If it's too quite I find myself resisting the urge to blow out my brains. When it's too silent I can not stand it. Sure I like the quiet, but not when I'm writing!!!!

Anyway, luckily I have hundreds of songs in my iPod to help me:) Most of those songs are by her --->

Sunday, August 7, 2011

My blog....

...compared to others is pretty plain XD But then again, I don't care hahaha!! This is just my random thoughts about my writing, so it doesn't really need to be 'fancy'.

Anyway, I only have one full week of summer break left. There's no excuses anymore, I have to get some stuff done before the crap load of paperwork and tests attack me-__- Although it seems that I get more done during the school year... Maybe because I get into this lazy spell during summer break.

Regardless, I gotta get some work done >:D

Friday, August 5, 2011

Fans on FB

Soooo.... I made 86 fans today on Facebook...Enough saidXD hahahaha!!!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Contest

Well.... Joe and I are having a contest to see who can reach 1,000 fans first. It's pretty fun!!! Luckily I have figured out a safe 'cushion' between us, as long as he doesn't get toooo many fans, and passes that number I'm fine. And as of now, I'm fine;)

So I'll probably spend the rest of summer break doing this because...it's almost over DX sad face....

I can't wait to win and rub it in his face, hahahahahahaha!!!!

Sunday, July 31, 2011

I'm back!!!!!!!!!!!

:D Back in good ol' Iowa! lols

We went to a crapload of places for the week. But it was kinda nice not having to worry about work, or any of my author-like-stuff. I'm also gonna be gone this weekend too, so another little break I get to enjoy!

Since it's still the weekend, I consider this still my break lols! So after I just check up on the basic stuff, it's videos games and sleeping for the rest of the day. I got 4 new ps3 games, I'm excited:3

Anyway, the writing will commence Monday. And don't worry guys, I was writing on the car rides and whatnot this past week, so I have been getting some stuff done lols
:)

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Vacation

Tomorrow is the day I leave for vacation. Usage of technology is frowned upon during this time, hahaha!! I guess the break is good, but still:\ I won't be able to check my blog, update my page, see my writer's group or look at my deviantART for a while.


Hopefully the world doesn't forget me DX and I know I'm' gonna be uberrr busy when I get back, that's for sure!!

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Hmmm...

I am soooo not professional XD hahaha!! I'm looking at two of my fellow writer's blogs and theirs are wayyy more professional then my own blog... Oh well!


I think my wonderful writer's mood is gone, which really sucks. I'm pretty sure I won't be writing anymore until I leave. I know I won't tonight because my Saturday night is already planned:) :)
I guess I could force myself to get a page:\ I just know that if it's forced writing it won't be as good as it could be....


My thoughts are a mess; all I know is that the writing won't happen tonight, but it's for good reasons guys, don't be disappointed in me XD hahaha!!!

Friday, July 22, 2011

Writing Mood is back!!!

Freaking awesomeness!!!!! I finally feel like writing, with no distractions gnawing at me! This hasn't happened to me in awhile now lols

I only have three chapters left, plus the epilogue!! Then after that I'm going to re-write the story with a different ending for the fun of it. After that... my series of four years will finally be finished>:D *happinesssss*

Alright... I think that's all the writing stuff I have on my mind for the moment. Unless you guys want to hear me ramble about my personal life, which I know is a definite no, hahahahaha!!!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Publishing

Gawk >__< I stayed up reallyyyy late last night but couldn't manage to actually fall asleep. That makes me sad. I'm hoping I'll manage to get stuff done tonight in this sleepy daze.

But anyway, yesterday I typed out the first chapter for my story I planed on publishing:D It's one of my older ones, but its one of the only ones not in a series. I still want to put some work in my series, so that's why I trying to publish 'Life of the Liar' :D

Alright, I have stuff to do... *sighhh* here I go

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Until Death Do Us Part

Marriage
Does life start or end
Love has molded us into one
But does that mean the vow must be taken
So that a paper proves our bond
A bond that may weaken in time
Temptations try and strain us
Break the bond
Showing us that we may have made the greatest mistakes of our lives?
Love; is it a joke
Or true?
Strong enough to hold the rest of our lives
Or merely an illusion...

BAM!!!

Edited my blog again!!! Better, like it?? Huh, huh?? Well I like it, and it's thanks to Madlen and Joe for helping me with it:D

Anyway, it's Wednesday!!! So that means it's time to make a poem for my weekly blog feature:) What to write about this time lol. After that more writing; vacation is coming up soon and I'm not allowed to use the internet or write. That's why I need to hurry and get as much done as possible.


Three-ish days left!!! >:O

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

:D :D

I edited my blog... like just now! And I love it:) I didn't want to make too many changes (color scheme for example) because I still wanted everything to match my logo, which I use for everything!!!

Anyway, I love to outcome of this.... Now maybe I should advertise my blog so more people can hear my pointless rants and such XD

*Sigh*

You know what's the worst thing in the world????? Staying up uberrr late, then having to wake up uberrr early T___T I forgot my mom gets off early today, so I had to wake up like 6 hrs earlier than normal.

Maybe there's a good reason I'm up so early. I can use this opportunity to write some more!!:D ...Or I'll just stay online and take care of everything that has to do with my books...but don't actually write those books.

...I'll never get published at this rate -__-

Monday, July 18, 2011

Hey guys!!

Sorry, I haven't posted much at all lately... I just haven't had much to say, considering the fact that I've been lazy the past week. However ever since yesterday I've felt a jolt of inspiration:D :D I love it!! I've accomplished what I normally do in half a week in just a day! I'm hoping this keeps up...because I'm ready to put this series behind me. After I finish Eternal Darkness I plan on rewriting it with a different ending, I have an eBook to work on, and then I have a short story in the works.

I can't wait to finish all these projects so I can start on a story I've had planned for three years. It's a zombie-like, apocalyptic story. I'm sooooo excited for this story, since I loveeeeeeee horror!! (Zombies are epic too XD) It will take a lot of work though, because I want to make this story somehow different from all the other hundreds of stories of this genre... I wanted to use parasites for the source of the mess...but I'm not sure yet...

I ramble:) Anyway, I'm need to finish all my projects, then my Apocalypse story can commence!! ..Well, off to writing!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Sickness is gone!!!

That's always great news,right???? Anyhoo, I feel way better now!! The writing is back on!! I only have five chapters and the epilogue left!! I'm so excited to finish. This series has been a huge part of my writer's career, and once I finish it will be like me moving onto the next door in my career... I know it sounds funny, but I have no other way to explain it.

I just hope that it doesn't take me toooo long to finish:\

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Bleck:P

For about...four days now I've been feeling kinda sick-ish. It hasn't gotten any better, but its taking away from my writing time. I can't focus if my mind is stuck on the fact that I want to puke. Which sucks because I'm almost at the last section of my novel.

Hopefully next week will be better:\

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Sickness

Another reason I'm kinda glad I'm not published yet is because of the fact that I don't have a deadline. No deadline means that I can be sick for as long as I want. Now that is great, because I reallyyyy don't feel good. But it kinda sucks though, because I was finally starting to put some writing in...and now I can't do anything.


Grrrr..............

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Blogs

So I was looking at my friend's blog and a few others, making me realize that my blog looks kinda plain:( I love designing things and whatnot, but blogger just has sooo many things. I'm thinking of possibly re-designing it.

Maybe...

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Project after Project

I think I'm an idiot, but smart enough to realize that I am. For some odd reason I took on another project, when I already have around 6 now! At this rate I'll be writing something for the rest of my life, which is good. I just wish I could say no sometimes, and give myself a break -__-

And considering it's summer, I have no desire to do a single thing but stay up late, and sleep in till 2. The troubles of being a lazy, teenage, aspiring author stuck in summer break...

Sunday, July 3, 2011

:(

Sorry I've been gone for so long. My laptop got a virus and I lost all my files. EVERYTHING!!! It makes me soooo mad. I even lost some of my stories. So I probably won't be online as much now, because I'm just scrambling, trying to get all my files back. Or at least get what I can.

Forgive me everyone :(

Thursday, June 30, 2011

GAWH!!!

I've become soooo lazy the past week and a half!!!! I haven't gotten a single thing done!!! :( I know why though, it's because I'm stuck in my book, so I simply stopped writing it. That's happened to me before, and my break was over 6 months long...

Ummm, I don't think I can afford that now... lols

Monday, June 27, 2011

Woot-woot!!

One of my friends told me to download this thing called Open Office. Its just like Word, just a little cheaper looking- ANDDD its' free!!! You have nooo idea how happy that makes me! I ended up saving $140, and there is a lot I can do with that extra money XD hahaha!!!

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Having crappy internet...

...really sucks!!! Sometimes, out of nowhere, it refuses to work. Now that is a slight problem for me, considering I have a blog, page and etc. How am I supposed to keep updated with everyone if I cannot simply get online???

I hate technology, that's why I write on paper.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Awaken Me by Emily Gossett: review


f you're a supernatural lover than you defiantly check out this book! Awaken Me by Emily Gossett, to put simply, is amazing! I hate how some books drag, and you have to force yourself to get to a decent part. In this story, after the first chapter, you're hooked! Aimee, the lead, witnessed the murder of her best friend by her own fiance. If that isn't interesting alone than I don't know what is.

I believe one of the biggest reasons you'll love this book is because of Aimee. She is far from a damsel in distress; she is a strong individual with a fiery personality. That I absolutely loved, she alone, will make you race through the pages.

The plot is well made, the characters are likeable- even though the protagonist was down right evil, I still found myself drawn to him- and it's will written.

I highly recommend this book! You have to give it a try, because I know once you start, you won't want to put it back down!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Schedules

They're pretty important. If you keep on a daily routine perform better.... But today that's different.

After writing I went to bed around 5am and normally get up at 1 or 2pm. Now today is different, because we have things to do and such at home, so I had to get up at 10am. Needless to say I'm pretty freaking tired and hope it doesn't show through the writing...

*sighhhh*

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The internet!!!!

This is the best place for a 'writer's diary'. It's easy to unwind all my thoughts...

I noticed that ever since I obtained internet the production of my novels decreased... That sounded kind of awkward, but what I'm trying to get at is- the internet distracts me!!!! I've actually paid attention to this and figured out that I'm actually writing a book less per year because of it... That's a lot of time being on the internet!!!

Which is why I decided that I need to make a schedule or something. I think I'm only going to spend an hour on the internet every day for the rest of summer break. That way I can get more writing done. I did it today as a test drive and managed to write around three pages before work. Promising results:)

I don't know... I plan on starting this new schedule soon!! ...Next week;)

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Another day of laziness...

Well, I guess it should be technically 'night' of laziness, since that's when I write. I started off good, but then my ipod battery started dying, and I cannot write without my music. That's why I got off the couch and started writing on the floor (you can charge ipods with the ps3, which obviously is on the floor XD)

But after 30 mins of that I got uncomfortable, so ended up playing video games...

Maybe tonight will be my night...

Monday, June 20, 2011

What happened to my goals

*sigh*

One of my writer friends will write around 8 pages in one day. He's really talented and epic, and I want to be as good as him! That's why I wanted to write the same amount... But after I managed it once, I never found the effort to do it again. If I force myself to write then it won't end up as good as it could have...

Times like this make me glad that I don't have a deadline!!!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Scam Artists

Today I thought that I finally caught a break; a publisher was wanting some short stories to put in one giant book for Halloween. I was going to enter, but one of my friends warned me. It was a scam, and they just wanted money...

It's sad how you have to watch out for things like that now. Oh well, I learned that I need to be a lot more careful. I should just take my time, and not rush on the published thing:\

Friday, June 17, 2011

Poetry

I've heard that one of the best ways to become a better reader and writer is by reading more poetry... But that is something that takes a lot of practice!! I am not good at it at all! Plus I'm a fast reader too, so I like to go over the lines quickly, but if I do than none of it gets into my head.

It's going to take awhile... I'm hoping that I'll be decent at it by the end of the summer!!

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Section 3 complete

Yup, I finished the third section of my novel!! Only two left then I'm done! If I finish this series this series it will be a major accomplishment for me; this series is what made me think about publishing and being an author.

I'll kinda be sad when it's all done:(

Monday, June 13, 2011

That empty smile

I tell you I love you
You simply smile back
I tell you I love you
You respond with a nod
I tell you I love you
All I hear is an 'I know'

Pointless
Meaningless effort

Do you not realize how mad you've made me
How completely insane?!
I pour out my soul, I give you my all, my heart
And yet all you can say is I know

Do you not see how this is breaking me?!
Aching me, shaking me, irritating me!
Are you that completely blind to my burning pain?
Do you see nothing?!

I tell you I love you
You simply smile back

Content, with that driving eagerness finally slowing down

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Happiness!!!

Well what do ya' know...I actually did it!!! I achieved my eight page goal!!!!!! :D That was the one thing i really wanted to accomplish this summer, and I did it! I'm so happy!

But know I need a new goal, or I'll never get a single thing done....

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Hope


How confusing
You are that is
You say friends is enough, then go further
Show love, warmth
Things we once had long ago
Then vanish
Memories come back, this is all so familiar
This pattern
You think I'd learn
I want to
But I still have hope
Maybe the fire can burn again
Passion could bind us back into one
If I just tried harder this time, if I did it differently
Maybe-
-Maybe I need to learn to say goodbye
I say this, but my fingers clutch tightly
I'm still holding on
Onto hope

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

First Week

Aww heck, It's been officially a week tomorrow since school has gotten out...And what have I gotten done? I'll tell you...

NOTHING!!!!

God, I hate the stupid summer. Too much freedom...

Maybe if I didn't blog and what not, I'd have more done...But I love the internet. Looks like this awful trend will continue for 3 months -__-

Monday, June 6, 2011

Day 5

Forgive me all, but the laziness has taken over. Summer does that to me, I become very distracted. I haven't written anything in the past two days. I'm thinking of doing the same thing I did last year, where I didn't use any technology for a month-asides from video games at night. However, that would be very difficult for me to do now. I have a lot of things I do on here now-blog, page, other sites along those lines. I need to somehow set a limit for myself, because if I don't...the entire summer will have consisted of me sitting in front of a monitor.

:(

Sunday, June 5, 2011

My interview

Hey everyone, I finally had an interview!!! Thankfully it was based on the fact that I'm an 'aspiring' author. I have a bit before I become fully published! Here's the link:

http://myescape84.blogspot.com/2011/06/interview-wup-and-coming-author.html

Check it out!!! :D

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Day 3

Ahhhh!!!! I accidentally pressed enter too early DX

Anyway, my blog is going to be my summer writing diary. If that makes sense... Although I think that me counting down the days will make them go faster, which is something I do not want!!! Today I didn't get much done at all. Work interferes with my writing... I hope I can get in that 'perfect writing zone' again. I had it last night, but it's hard to find.

I'm a page away from being half-way done with Eternal Darkness... I hoped to finish before school started, so I'm trying to see if I can do it...

If only I wasn't so lazy...

Day 3

Friday, June 3, 2011

Summer Goals

I get so lazy in the summer, it's unreal!!! That is why I decided that I am going to set a goal for myself. I'm going to try and write eight pages in one sitting. I write with pencil so the task will be somewhat harder but I'm determined to make this goal. I rounded that the days would be 80, and this is day 2.

Day one was a bust but maybe today will be better... Although I haven't written at all today... This may be difficult...

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Eternal Slumber


Tired of the fake smiles
Tired of putting on that happy face
Sometimes I dream of sleep
Of eternal slumber
Agonize no more
Pain dripping away
To be stripped free
Freedom
The feeling of the wind blowing against my wings
That's what I desire
That's what I want
How many would that be now
One
Two
Even more
How many white pills is it
To put me in that eternal slumber

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Art

Writing to some is a chore, but to me, it's a type of art. You create pictures, splash images into the minds of others simply by using words. Art has no rules; so when it comes to writing, is it better to follow the rules, or break them? Sometimes those who bend the rules into their own are the ones who create masterpieces.

Fragments, run on sentences... Maybe they traditionally are frowned upon, but could they be the first step towards something great? Art is where your allowed mistakes, meaning I can go and find out

:)

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Time of day

Did you know that some people actually have a time of the day where they write better? It's true, mine is late at night, if I'm still awake! It's more comfortable for me during that time period. I'm alone, my surroundings can be how I want... Pure bliss. But what if you write out of your comfort zone. Ideas that may have never come to you flow out of your imagination.

Try it, and see what happens, maybe it will be the start of the next big hit:3

Monday, May 30, 2011

One year

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of my fan page on Facebook. A lot has happened in a year!!! I am an unpublished author and I have managed to make 536 fans, a wonderful writer's group and I started this blog. Also I plan on having a book out in the next year or two...

Needless to say, a lot has happened, simply because I kept at it! It may sound cheesy, but it's true when they say, have a dream, go for it!:D

I refuse to give up, I will keep reaching for my dream until the end...

Although that dream starts with writing a book, and right now I'm far too lazy to write. Luckily I have plenty of time!

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Self-Publishing

I've considered taking the self-publishing route by co-writing a piece with another author. It seems that the process itself is easy, but the total of cost is fairly expensive, especially for someone my age. It's the same as any business, expensive to start, but it all works out in the end... That is, only if you stick to it. I plan on sticking by my dream...

So maybe self-publishing will be a great first step towards my dream of being an author!

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Two-half's


There is always two-half's to every whole.
A glass being half empty
A glass being half full
In a way, so is the creature called man.
You may see one thing on the outside,
his life full of glitter and gold
But what on the inside?
What you don't know is that it is very cold
How fragile they are, how a single comment hurt
Sure they have a smile on the outside, but do not be fooled
For he is crying for help
He is crying for you

Friday, May 27, 2011

Summer

Summer is drawing close, meaning no school. It also means more free time to write. Although I have all this time to spare, to get so much done in my projects, I never have the motivation. If anything, it seems that I write less in the summer ...But why?

Is it because I feel the need to write more in school because I have less time? Or is it because the 'curse of summer break' affects me? Regardless, this year I will do my best to beat the lazy feeling. I want to accomplish more, so I'll have to fight.

Let summer begin!

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The cost of writing

What would you do for the things you love? Me...well that would be a lot, and I hope you all know I'm talking about my books.

Not even an hour ago, a tornado touched down in my town. We had to flee to the basement, taking only our most valuable possessions. For me, that included my laptop, purse, and of course all my stories. I had to carry 16 of them down in bags to the basement. Now remember, I'm not published. These are all in notebooks, and the only copy of them I have. If I lost one, I'd never get it back.

I refused to go down into the basement, not unless I had my stories.

I carried them down and waited. After thirty minutes we went upstairs, dragging everything out of our basement, a basement that hasn't been remodeled since at least 1900. The ground was soaked, our feet splashing in the water. The ceiling covered in cobwebs, nearly hitting our heads. The only light was a flickering light bulb. Needless to say, our basement isn't the place you want to be.

After we reached the top the alarm went off again. I had to take everything back downstairs!! In the end we were safe, but sweat covered my body. I was sore, I wanted to collapse on the floor and sleep. Instead I got on here!

Writing is what I love, I'd do anything for it... Even die for it.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Six Traits of Writing Defined

'Six Traits of Writing Defined'

That is the heading of the paper my English teacher passed out today.We are writing college essays, and we have to sell ourselves in only 500 words. Not much in the least. He said that the essays are critiqued on the basis of six traits, things that all writers use-especially authors. They are:
Ideas
Organization
Voice
Word Choice
Sentence Fluency
and Conventions

All are important, but he told us the most important thing, as the trait that is the hardest for anyone, is voice. Voice isn't something that you can learn in a book, or get the answer from a friend. No, voice is something only you can find. It gives your piece a sense of life, showing that the words sprawled on the pages came from a real person, with real emotions.

Voice is still something I have yet to find. A voice and style... Better yet, it's something I don't know how to describe. Interviewers will ask what is your voice and style..., but I honestly have no idea how to answer it.

Hopefully with time I will be able to answer it, and will also master those crucial six traits. Only time will tell:)

Monday, May 23, 2011

Here i go!!

Alright, I plan on working on this seriously. I figure the more I work on this the easier it will be to post on here. It was the same with my page on Facebook; I didn't know how to start, but now it is second nature. Then again, it's probably like that with anything:D

I am determined to make a wonderful blog!!! >:D

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Welcome!!

Well guys I finally made a blog:D
Now what to write in it... that is the question. I want to be interesting; it seems that lots of authors simply put grammar rules in theirs, but I'm not sure.Oh well, at least I have the first step done, and that's simply making the blog. Hopefully after awhile I'll have something interesting to put in here!!:D