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The Fart Of Fiction No. 5

Forcing yourself to write is similar to pressing out a fart. Search deep inside yourself and dig for energy to make beautiful noise. There's a metal chair in the kitchen. Sit your ass down, eat pork and beans before it gets cold, watch emotional pornography on TV, before you read and before you write down the mind's foul art. Sure, farting feels good. But if you're in search for more words, thesauruses are beautiful things. Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor and the enemy of the writer. However, for any writer, the ability to look at a sentence and see what can be altered, revised, expanded or cut is essential. It’s satisfying to see sentences finally snap into place, emerging more

The Fart Of Fiction No. 4

Farting is rude. While it remains a crude form of communication in some modern cultures, farting isn't socially acceptable. While believing farting is only enjoyed in private by an individual, it can be compared to reading. Reading is enjoyed alone for intimate moments during private time. But don't overlook the role of film in the public eye. The Silence of the Lambs is a classic movie demonstrating the power of the female role. We see things from Clarice's perspective and can learn feminine power. But if one is alone writing, one is going to fart and write unrelatable characters and antagonize the page with antagonists. When writing the anti-hero and likeable scoundrel protagonist, show se

When There's More Time To Fart Around

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! I won't read with my eyes shut; but with more time comes more reading, because I keep my eyes wide open all the time. And there's much more time to write, but where do I begin? I remember how relieved I felt when Roy Moore lost the senate race; and yet, I wanted to hear more about Moore and it fueled some terrible puns. So maybe the plan will lead in different directions, playing with model trains or taking piano lessons. One step at a time, I'm taking this chapter of my life very seriously. I want to re-organize a draft from a novel-in-progr

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