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Loona by Wiithout Loona :iconwiithout:Wiithout 150 34 Pony Auction! CLOSED by Sutexii Pony Auction! CLOSED :iconsutexii:Sutexii 352 54 A letter to the administration by bluehairedfairy A letter to the administration :iconbluehairedfairy:bluehairedfairy 3 0 Truth behind heroism by atryl Truth behind heroism :iconatryl:atryl 85 25 Tiny Houses by Backseat-Menagerie Tiny Houses :iconbackseat-menagerie:Backseat-Menagerie 2 0 Everybody Hurts :commission: by Hahnchen Everybody Hurts :commission: :iconhahnchen:Hahnchen 7 4
Freewriting (+ Prompts)
You're staring at a blank page with no ideas about where to go or how you're going to get there. The image is so familiar, it's cliché. Yet no matter how many times we write about it, sing about it, or think we've gotten rid of it, we always end up returning to that sheet of paper as empty as our minds.
If you're mid-story and wondering where to go, this guide is unlikely to help you. You may want to try "Beating the Block," which lists a few scene ideas. If you're a visual artist and came here by mistake, try the "Art Block Banisher."
However, if you just want to put something—anything—on that piece of paper, this guide is for you.
What is freewriting?
Return to your blank page there. I don't mean mentally, I mean physically. Pull out a pencil or place your cursor at the beginning of the page. Then do something that may surprise you: start writing.
But you have no
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Asura work by Cherrylights Asura work :iconcherrylights:Cherrylights 25 2 Robin Robins by Qinni Robin Robins :iconqinni:Qinni 7,216 333 Snaff's Demise by RinTheYordle Snaff's Demise :iconrintheyordle:RinTheYordle 274 113 Gray version Asura and charr by Ermyan Gray version Asura and charr :iconermyan:Ermyan 6 5 asura warrior by yohfio asura warrior :iconyohfio:yohfio 11 2 sick by mayakern sick :iconmayakern:mayakern 284 8
I am an uneven weave. I have a strange thread count, one that never quite has enough to make a strong blanket, a beautiful throw, or a designer shirt. I have holes that stretch and strain as I am pulled this way and that, forward and backward, twisted to fit the wearer.
But, despite my poor quality, my low level of production, I will do my damnedest to make sure you are covered. That there is something to shroud your skin from the wind and the cold, even if my seams are not straight. I will be the cloth that you don when you need that one last layer to chase away the chill of the day, or be the final comfort to an evening where the fire is our only friend, and the moon, our constant scrutinizing eye.
I cannot be called pretty, but to some, I am beautiful. I cannot be called the best, but to a few, I am first-class. I cannot be called quality, but there are those who praise my dedication and hold me high on the pedestal for all to admire.
I am uneven.
And in that, I am perfect.
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Elsa Inspired Prom Gown by Firefly-Path Elsa Inspired Prom Gown :iconfirefly-path:Firefly-Path 3,480 234 fruit bat by myotishi fruit bat :iconmyotishi:myotishi 189 8




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Hahnchen Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave! c:
HeadmistressMercedes Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave! *gives cookie*
Panacea-Revival Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for the fave :)
AShadamyFan Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013
Thanks for the Llama
OpheliaBell Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Professional Writer
Thanks for the fave! Had you read the first draft of the chapter? I'm curious what folks think of the changes because they were pretty drastic.
SwampLurker Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Student Writer
You're quite welcome! No, I hadn't had the chance to read the first draft; I found your story via DeviantArt messages (presumably from one of my watched groups). However, if you have the rough draft lying around anywhere, I'd be more than glad to read it! I love your story so far. 
OpheliaBell Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Professional Writer
Glad you like it! I'll be gradually posting chapters over the next few weeks, so keep an eye out for more :)
empty-lungs Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
thank you!
shadowsmokeandfire Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the fave! I greatly appreciate it!
dragonscreative Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav! If you want to see the making of too, I have it on my youtube channel! :)  :hug:
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