Tag Archives: hate

Creating Emotions in Fiction

For many authors, one of the most important goals of writing a story is creating an emotional response in the reader.  It covers the entire range from anger to relief to happiness.  I’m sure most avid readers have had a … Continue reading

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Top of 2016 #6: Questions 3: Stuck in the Emotions

(Originally posted HERE.) First, I’m pretty sure this guy runs the show in my head most of the time.  Occasionally, Sadness knocks him out of the way and you can tell what movie my son watches about once a week. … Continue reading

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From Parenthood to the Unleashed Genie

I’m making a jump from one topic to another in here, so prepare for the bumpy bridge. Recently, a friend revealed that his wife is pregnant and he’s gearing up to be a first time father.  Congrats were made along … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Stuck in the Emotions

First, I’m pretty sure this guy runs the show in my head most of the time.  Occasionally, Sadness knocks him out of the way and you can tell what movie my son watches about once a week.  Obviously, ‘Mad Max: … Continue reading

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To Rise Above

One of those times The world seems mad And chosen me to vent Odd events Reaping stress and frustration Chipping at my mood Forging it into an asp Dripping venom that I know so well Told to rise above Let … Continue reading

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Why Hate a Stranger?

You see it on the screen Vile venom spewed by a faceless serpent Condemning a target to death Or a fate that’s even worse Yet the two have never met You assume the target a murderer Or a crippler of … Continue reading

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The Same Message as Last Year (You’ve Been Warned)

For anyone who joined my blog after Valentine’s Day last year, you’re probably going to be surprised by this one.  Mostly because of what it says, but a few might be annoyed that I never bothered to edit it.  So, … Continue reading

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Feast of the Scavengers

They smell it A time of weakness When I am not me Distracted and hurt The stress Has taken its toll I am weak I give them an opening An accident of thought They strike Decimating confidence Making my life … Continue reading

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