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  “You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.” ― Octavia E. Butler “And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have…

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Let Her Stay Silent 

Let her stay silent Or else, she’ll turn violent. As the anger surges through, She wonders if this is true, She takes a sip of water, When she’s on the verge of manslaughter, You keep asking her- ‘what’s wrong?’, While she keeps chanting- ‘keep calm, i’m strong!’ You command her to woman up, And ask…

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Her Blossom

Inside her soft soul A bud of pale spring awaits To bloom in due time Her petals lustrous Delicate and special Beauty of life Nature’s elixir A woman of a special blend Hiding secret scents Under star filled skies Drawn to thy nightly darkness She stands luminous by AwSprite

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Types of Hooks to Captivate Readers

A hook is an opening sentence used to attract the reader’s attention so that they’ll continue to read on. In fact, there are variations of hooks used to captivate readers. Check out these five types! Introducing a Metaphor or Simile: The first type is one of metaphor and/or similes. This style engages readers by comparing…

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Prompt 12: Time Capsule

Genre: Thriller The discovery of an eighty-year-old time capsule has left the kids of Ye Ran High School in perplexity. There was something off about the withered letters neatly stored in them… They seemed to have been written blood. Oddly enough, only the MC and their friends seem to have noticed it yet. What happens…

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Prompt #11: The Blue Planet

Genre: Science Fiction   Your character lives on a planet other than Earth. In fact, they don’t even know Earth exists. Well, they didn’t until a space mission went horribly wrong and their pod ended up crashing on Earth. What is this weird planet? How do people here not know what lies in the darkness…

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Prompt #10: Grim Reaper

Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal    I’ve hated myself for too long, but apparently nothing can put an end to my misery. How ironic is it that the one who craves death more than anything, is the Grim Reaper himself?   Please feel free to share the whatever you could come up with this prompt in the comments…