Write For Yourself

  “When you write a story, you’re telling yourself the story. When you rewrite, your main job is taking out all the things that are not the story.” Perhaps you’ve seen the above quote, maybe everyday if you own Stephen King’s On Writing. The header of this post is a snippet of the maxim attached to that quote. In full the maxim is: “First write for yourself, and then worry about your audience.” I agree wholeheartedly with this maxim. Why

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Dear Mama

Me Against The World   Did you know that Tupac was a poet? Did you know he died only twenty–five years of age? While he still walked this earth he wrote several brief yet powerful poems on his internal struggles and societal understandings.   Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature’s law is wrong it learned to walk with out having feet. Funny it seems, but by keeping its dreams, it learned to breathe fresh air.

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Be Like Mike

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” We all know the name Jordan. His surname is all that needs to be said and the listener will make the snap connection. Below are a few of his preeminent achievements as a player: I. 6–time NBA champion with the Chicago Bulls II. 6–time NBA Finals MVP III. 5–time NBA regular season MVP IV. Rookie of the Year (‘85) V. Defensive Player of the Year

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