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“Be Careful What You Say!”

Published April 30, 2014 by ladyserenity92

In a world that judges you on your words and karma,

Words are the most powerful weapons in the world.

Yesterday, Donald Sterling got the hammer thrown at him.

A lifetime ban from the NBA.

A fine of 2.5 million USD($).

And a reputation destroyed forever.

Remember this, guys!

There is no privacy when it comes to what you do and what you say.

No matter how you slice it.

Privacy is for who use it responsibly.

Privacy is not free nor is it a right.

Privacy is a privilege.

.Be careful what you say;

You may be recorded.

Use discretion when you use privacy.

Use your ‘free time’ responsibly.

Go for broke!

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The Hidden EVIL of Flashbacks

Published April 28, 2014 by ladyserenity92

A web within a web!

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So you want to be a writer. Okay. I’ll be blunt because that’s my superpower. Check your conscience at the door keyboard. Writers are not civilized humans. In fact, we are the opposite. We are the reptilian brain to the power of a million. We probe and prod and poke the weak places. Great storytellers are nothing short of sadists. We take a perfectly empathetic/likable person, toss their life in a Vita-Mix and blend, churning that mixture from Level 1-1000.

That is called conflict.

Stories are about people with problems to be solved. Everything else is a travel brochure.

One of the reasons I LOVE teaching craft is I get to see the work/stories of other writers. Recently, I held my First Five Pages class and could hear the collective groans when I said, “NO FLASHBACKS. EVER.” But I am a benevolent dictator and instructed those submitting pages, that if…

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More ‘Old Wives’ Tales

Published April 27, 2014 by ladyserenity92

What is it about old wives tale that makes people live out their childhood fascinations? There’s one about a preying mantis coming  into your house at night. Or the one about people having thoughts about other people who are thinking about you.

I love the reports about the ‘bairingaru’ craze.

I might do more ‘bairingaru’ news pretty soon!

What do you think, Eh?

Go for broke!

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