Incomplete

Th y s y I m  rok n. T ey  ay I wi l n ever be p iz d bec use  f wh I am. I  m w ste. Garb ge. T ash.

I  m sc rs  nd bro  n pi ces. O ly a fr  tion  f a p rs n.  ’m n t w rthy to st nd b for  o hers.

A d to  hem I  ay ok y.  ut at  east I  m n t th m, wh  see t ems lves ab ve  thers, who bel  ve s me   re  ess t an hum n. Th y th mse ves  re  he m nst rs. It  s t ey  ho a e…

Incomplete.


They say I’m broken. They say I will never be prized because of who I am. I am waste. Garbage. Trash.

I am scars and broken pieces. Only a fraction of a person. I’m not worthy to stand before others.

Is what they say.

And to them I say okay. But at least I am not them, who see themselves above others, who believe some are less than human. They themselves are the monsters. It is they who are…

In  m le e.


Yeah… I used a different font so the spacing is all the same, but some of the words get broken up in the first part. Oh well. 😅

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Planning

Planning, brainstorming, outlining – whatever it is you do before you write (oh right, it’s called pre-write) – was something I never thought was useful to me.

And, oh, how I was wrong.

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Music While I Write

Some people like the sound of silence. Others like the sound of the clicking on their keyboards. And others might like music, like me. 🎶

For background noise, you can easily search something like firewood crackling, rain, thunder, white noise, etc. But there are also websites that allow you to play background noise, such as, https://asoftmurmur.com/ (you can use this one to mix up different ambient sounds) and https://www.calm.com/meditate (I’ve seen this one since I was in middle school since my teacher would put it up on the projector screen since it also has nice backgrounds to calm us down while we stressed over classwork. Since you’re writing, you might not appreciate the background, but looking at it really is calming if you want to think or meditate. 😁)

Usually when I write, I don’t like listening to words because it distracts me. And if I do listen to words while I write, it’s a song in a language I don’t understand. I tend to listen to piano when I write now. You can find great music – for studying, writing, etc. – on https://www.youtube.com/user/StudyMusicProject. Dennis Kuo’s music is amazing. Trust me, when I got bored of listening to rain and winds and storms and oceans and everything else, I found his YouTube channel.

For intense scenes or just any scene that needs more motivation, I go to MusicalBasics’s YouTube channel. This guy… I… There’s really no words for this guy’s talent. My favorite video from him is:

(if the video doesn’t show, the link is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35VE9WykH1c)

And, of course, being the girl raised with a bunch of anime from childhood, I also listen to different songs from a bunch of anime. And by songs, I mean the instrumental part of it, of course. Sometimes I listen to the opening songs with words, but I mostly listen to instrumentals. Theister’s channel on YouTube is pretty good with a variety of instrumental anime music.

Finally, just a few more suggestions for other music you might want to listen to while writing, there’s Studio Ghibli piano music you can listen to, classical music, the playlists on Google Music (I find this helpful so you don’t have to search for new songs all the time or make your own playlist). Now then…

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2018!!

Hello, everyone! 😄 So, it’s April and technically not NaNoWriMo, but Camp NaNoWriMo has definitely already begun this month. For more information about NaNoWriMo, you can go to their website here.

The last time I participated in NaNoWriMo was probably… November 2013 (aaaaaah, that was such a long time ago!). I did win that year, but unfortunately, I never checked for prizes. I was just glad I won and the month was over with. (To learn about NaNoWriMo’s prizes, check here. To learn about Camp NaNoWriMo’s prizes, check here.)

It’s been a while since I’ve participated in NaNoWriMo (I have no idea why I didn’t participate from the years 2014 – 2017), but I’m back! For Camp. Which I heard of but also didn’t try participating in before. (Seriously, I don’t know why I didn’t before.)

Some benefits of Camp NaNoWriMo:

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