Story archives - tag: "writing"


The catharsis from killing the character based on myself in my terrible novel may have been the only thing that prevented me from doing it in real life.

tags: suicide writing [add]

2010-10-27 09:59:32 / Rating: 447.75 /

Unpublished Novelist

I've learned to deal with rejection letters, but it's just not right to open one and get a papercut.

tags: writing rejection unfair blood insult to injury [add]

2010-04-07 10:21:25 / Rating: 633.5 /


You're just the skinny-jeans-guy in my Sci Fi class I idolized last summer and I'm just the too-loud girl you've forgotten, but I still hold my pencils the way you do.

tags: crush idols writing regrets missing you [add]

2009-09-21 11:56:16 / Rating: 657.25 /

Thornton Wilder Award Winner

My dad stopped complaining about my bad grades when I won $100 for a short story I wrote out of boredom during math class.

tags: writing school irony [add]

2009-06-19 16:30:56 / Rating: 733.25 /

They have it in for us...

I found out today that the notebook with three chapters of my eleven chapter story and the entire outline of the book was thrown out a week ago.

tags: life writing [add]

2009-03-06 10:22:57 / Rating: 367 /


I used to want to be a writer when I grew up, until I learned the word "poverty."

tags: humor childhood writing work [add]

2008-05-28 15:56:22 / Rating: 720.25 /

Jen M

I just figured out I'm never gonna be Dooce.

tags: envy writing blogs [add]

2008-01-29 15:29:37 / Rating: 354.75 /


If my writing career doesn't work out, I'll invent a cereal which is composed of only marshmallows.

tags: marshmallows career writing back up plan [add]

2007-11-19 23:21:54 / Rating: 536.25 /

arrogant and apathetic

I always feel better about myself whenever we give feedback to each other in my English class.

tags: arrogance writing [add]

2007-10-15 09:39:01 / Rating: 394.5 /


I tried to write a story but I couldn't word it in such a way that I wouldn't be afraid she'd see it.

tags: girl neurosis writing meta [add]

2007-08-30 16:46:44 / Rating: 480 /


I have writer's block.

tags: writing creativity annoying frustrated [add]

2006-11-15 14:36:09 / Rating: 460.5 /