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It Does Not Rise the Same

Flying faster and harder than had been known for her species before, the bird pushes through the sky. She dodges buildings and trees and airplanes as they seem to leap into her path. Still faster and faster she flies. Into the darkness. She knows that she can fly harder, so she does. And she's carrying… Continue reading It Does Not Rise the Same

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Daily Prompt: Relocating Reflections

via Daily Prompt: Relocate What does it mean to relocate? We can relocate our lives. We can take new jobs and move to a new city, state, or country. We can move within our own city and feel as though we're relocating. I've recently moved from a townhome into an apartment in the city, and… Continue reading Daily Prompt: Relocating Reflections

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A Journey to Tiny Hands

A lone bag slouches on a shelf. Filled with books, all ready for tiny hands. It sits. And sits. And waits. A lone being approaches the bag, smiling. It lifts the bag and brings it to a cart. It's filled with other, bigger bags. A day passes. The bags wait. The being returns and moves… Continue reading A Journey to Tiny Hands

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Why Young Adult Fiction is NOT a Dangerous Fantasy

Out there in the interwebs somewhere exists a person with the name Joe Nutt. Mr. Nutt has published an article that I will not link to here, as to not give his ridiculous idea more attention by way of web traffic. This article argues that Young Adult fiction is a dangerous fantasy. Now, I do not read YA… Continue reading Why Young Adult Fiction is NOT a Dangerous Fantasy

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Three Cheers for Two Years

When I got the notification that I've been on WordPress for two years, I was kind of surprised. It feels like I've been blogging forever, and it's weird to think that I used to hate blogs. Looking back at the blogging goals I set for myself this time last year, I can definitely tell the… Continue reading Three Cheers for Two Years

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Goals for 2015 Wrap-Up

2015 has been a good year for me, and I really kept my goals in mind as I made decisions throughout the year. In this post, I'll go over how I think everything went! You can find my original post with my goals for 2015 here, and you can find my mid-year check-in here. One // Build a… Continue reading Goals for 2015 Wrap-Up

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The End of NaNoWriMo 2015

During November, I embarked on the impossible task to attempt to write 50,000 words towards a novel in 30 days as part of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I say impossible because I knew I wouldn't get to 50,000 words, but it isn't because I didn't think I could; I say it because I had planned… Continue reading The End of NaNoWriMo 2015