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Why I Am Slowly Stepping Away from Social Media

I genuinely loved going on my social media platforms. Each one had a purpose. Instagram allowed me to be aesthetically artsy. Facebook allowed me to be a host of funny content. Snapchat allowed me to keep in touch with friends on a daily basis. Every scroll, like, and post had a reason behind it. Now,… Continue reading Why I Am Slowly Stepping Away from Social Media

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An (Very Unorganized) Open Letter to Change

It's been some time, hasn't it? Nothing much has changed. I've only just graduated from university with a B.A. in journalism and French as well as a concentration in creative writing. I've also just traveled across Europe in about two weeks, visiting new countries like Switzerland and Spain, revisiting old favorite cities like Paris and… Continue reading An (Very Unorganized) Open Letter to Change

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Book Thoughts: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone | The End

"HAVE YOU GONE MAD?" Ron bellowed. "ARE YOU A WITCH OR NOT?" Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Page 278 And so the magic continues. My very first thought was, "What a short, sweet book." It really was such a short and simple little book about a boy who gets the most unexpected surprise of… Continue reading Book Thoughts: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone | The End

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Ellywick the Forest Gnome | Dungeons & Dragons

On the eve of the spring equinox, the Kreetur clan welcomed a new forest gnome to their community. Born to Ermor and Carfi, Orlys of Kreetur was expected by the clan to be curious for critters. They did not expect her to be curious for words on a page instead. The Kreetur clan is a… Continue reading Ellywick the Forest Gnome | Dungeons & Dragons

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A Series of Miserable Attempts at Iambic Pentameter: Sadly Ever After

A showcase of my terrible poetry for the sake of a grade on Iambic Pentameter: Part Three Sadly Ever After A. D. Sage There is disdain in me for ugly scenes Of him and her in rain as they embrace. I gag at thinking about two in love. I hate that I still want it… Continue reading A Series of Miserable Attempts at Iambic Pentameter: Sadly Ever After

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Why Escape Rooms are Useful for Writers

So, a good friend of mine one day asked me if I wanted to hang out and try something new. Not knowing what this "something new" was, I said yes out of curiosity. She then took me to my very first escape room where we had to figure out the mystery of a break out… Continue reading Why Escape Rooms are Useful for Writers

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How to Prepare for Your First Campaign as a Newbie | Dungeons & Dragons

Ah, welcome fellow D&D newbie! If you're getting ready for your first campaign, especially if you know close to nothing about Dungeons & Dragons, then I hope I can help you feel a bit more prepared with some tips based on my own experience. It was often talked about at the radio station where I… Continue reading How to Prepare for Your First Campaign as a Newbie | Dungeons & Dragons

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A Fantasy Realm Tale: An Evening in Mayve

*The following is a transcript of a WHUS Radio FM broadcast aired on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 1-2 PM along with the music used to accompany the story* AN EVENING IN MAYVE {Legends of Azeroth (Main Title) – Tracy Bush – World of Warcraft} Good afternoon, traveler. You have stepped into a portal here… Continue reading A Fantasy Realm Tale: An Evening in Mayve

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Why Writing a Book Proposal is So Helpful | Query Quest Update

I won't lie. I haven't given as much attention to my book proposal for my English class as I wish I did. In fact, I haven't given much attention to that class at all, but that's for a number of different reasons. When I go to work on my book proposal, I try to put… Continue reading Why Writing a Book Proposal is So Helpful | Query Quest Update