Category: Writing

Metafiction in The Things They Carried

Here’s my take on Tim O’Brien’s book The Things They Carried:   When we look at Tim O’Brien’s book The Things They Carried, we delve into a very deeply thoughtful book about metafiction. However sometimes we need to take a step back from analysis and think as...

Rewind

They follow us around. Sometimes haunting, other times it stresses. More join everyday, as we plod on through our life, accumulating. Those, the regrets, the burdens of which we created. If not careful, they could consume the entire conscious, destroying the perception of reality. But in most...

Digital should be the new Physical pastime

Last year, 27 million unique viewers tuned in to the 2014 World Championships of League of Legends, a competitive e-sport (online multiplayer game/sport). That’s more than the every man, woman, and child in Texas! Even more amazing was the 11 million people that tuned in to the...

What I Think Writing is

I think of it as a painting. Something that seems easy, yet difficult to execute. Something that can help you empathize and learn. With only a few strokes, can pull emotional heartstrings. I think of it as an adventure. A goal that seems so close, but once...

Wake Up

Bam! A loud sound startles you, jolting you immediately into consciousness. You feel the hard wood desk pressing against your face. Slowly lifting your head, you open your eyes to the bright light of day and the situation falls into place. Your eyes meet with the teacher’s,...

The Daydream

A short story about day dreaming… Zarchary Livingston had 20 more minutes of school. The clock ticked onward at a slow agonizing pace. The school spirit lurked beside him, draining his power to think, to finish the 1200 seconds he had left. “Now class, we’ll be learning...

Halloween: The World Reborn

A very gruesome story of Halloween. Very bloody….. Sometimes evil wins (that’s the sad part).   Prologue: While still in biology, dozing away, dreaming of video games, Ralph decided he needed to leave the classroom for the restroom. When he was authorized permission by the teacher, he...