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    I wasn't a big fan of my creative writing professors. Only because I hated the bias against genre fiction. I wonder if some of you remember when I'd posted what one of them emailed me about a few genres (YA, romance, fantasy) and how they can be "excuses" for this, this and that. Yeah, I was not happy lol. If I take a future creative writing classes, I might go for something genre-specific at this one creative arts college in Chicago that you can take classes from even if you're not a student. But my plans for my future are going to vocational school to be an ultrasound technician.
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    Yeah my first one ever in college... i love and hate it. Exercise are fun and awesome... reading that we have to read... well to put it mildly they drive me insane and i hate them.
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    I LOVE my children's fiction class.

    I wonder if Blu-tack would work on card, or if glue dots would work on a wall...

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    I'm having tummy troubles. I can't tell if I'm hungry or nauseous...I think it might be a bit of both...ughh. I'm also exhausted and can't focus on revising. BOO.
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    Karla - I hope you feel better.


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    I want to co-write something with someone someday. It seems like it would be a lot of fun. *sighs* Speaking of writing, I haven't written anything (other than that poem) in days. I knew my streak wasn't going to last.


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    I want to outline TMB before I continue it, and I'm hoping to continue Sticks and Stones this weekend.
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    I'm feeling a bit better. I think it was hunger because I ate and my tummy is fine now. Still exhausted though...

    I'll be co-writing a book with my bf one day. It's The Perfect Crime but a bit revamped. It'll be more of a Bonnie and Clyde story. I don't remember if he said he wanted it to be adult or YA. I'd love for it to be YA, though.

    I'm gonna see if I can nap for a little while and then work on revisions when I get up.

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    I would love to co-write a book one day.

    ETA: I'm going to go to bed soon. 'Night, guys.
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    hey everyone. Break during class.
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    better off with a really good lie Thalia's Avatar
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    Had my first psychology class today!
    “They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

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    I would love to take a psychology class.

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    better off with a really good lie Thalia's Avatar
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    ugh.

    im so depressed right now i can't even. gah.

    sorry guys i just needed to vent a bit.
    “They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

    -E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

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    I wasn't feeling the best this afternoon either. And I don't know why...

    Doctor Who is surprisingly really good...

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    That's what I've been telling you!
    “They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

    -E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

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    Yeah, and now I don't know why I haven't listened to you!

    Well, I'd watch almost anything with a British accent in it. I love British accents. if I had one, I wouldn't shut up. Even though I can already talk a lot when I want to...

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    Trying to create a book cover for a short story I wrote... Where do you guys get the pics for your covers?

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    I always think making your own cover is...weird.

    Like, I think of it this way! A cover is your reward for getting published.

    ...no, wait, MONEY is your reward for getting published!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoombie View Post
    I always think making your own cover is...weird.

    Like, I think of it this way! A cover is your reward for getting published.

    ...no, wait, MONEY is your reward for getting published!
    I think a cover is a more accurate description of the reward. Money is only your reward if your book does fairly/really well.
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    Money AND your cover!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thalia View Post
    Had my first psychology class today!
    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor_Writes View Post
    I would love to take a psychology class.
    I love psychology classes.

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    I wasn't feeling the best this afternoon either. And I don't know why...

    Doctor Who is surprisingly really good...
    Yay!
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    took a little nap now i'm back! So anyone still on? How is everyone and there writing doing?
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    I'm on. I'm pretty good. Haven't really been working on anything writing-wise lately.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoombie View Post
    I always think making your own cover is...weird.

    Like, I think of it this way! A cover is your reward for getting published.

    ...no, wait, MONEY is your reward for getting published!
    I was a nieve child and always thought that you got to help pick out the design for your cover. Didn't know you didnt have a say till a few years ago. It broke my heart, because i knew exactly what I wanted. So i make them the way i hope they will end up to satisfy myself. And if i ever do self publish something then looks like i have the covers all ready!

    and ETA!!! I got my name in a book!!! hehehehe. Yeah its not my book but a guy a beta read for. He put my name in his book saying thank you! This excites me!
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