Asrai Devin

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” ― Sylvia Plath

February 23, 2015
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What I am working on

Bree bit her bottom lip. She turned to Bryce, her boyfriend, the love of her life. Her manager. It was time for brutal honesty. It seemed like they held disdain for her feelings and thoughts, leaving her needs utterly neglected. … Continue reading

January 15, 2013
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Project Tuesday: Jan 15 edition

Project Tuesday, where you get a little update on me. Feel free to share with me what you are working on. Crocheting has been fairly well dropped. I was getting frustrated with the Sashay yarn. But that is not the main reason. … Continue reading

August 20, 2012
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My take on fan fiction

I’m going through my 1000+ posts on Google reader that I got behind on over my vacation and then writing a new first draft to get these characters out of my head. I know you all are thinking: Mark them … Continue reading

June 28, 2012
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Writing outside my comfort zone

I tend to write characters who are similar to myself. At least the heroines are. Low maintainance, down to earth, a person you could talk to anywhere. I’m writing the fifth incarnation of Doug Black’s little sister. My last draft … Continue reading

June 21, 2012
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Headhopping is dumbing down

I’ve been pondering “headhopping” or changing viewpoints right in the middle of action and then back, for a little while. It came up on a writer’s list I subscribe to. When I was learning writing the rule was “NEVER headhop.” … Continue reading

May 31, 2012
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Conversations with the Muse

So we (the muses and I) came up with this wonderful idea. This wonderful world where people with kind of ESP started a war to take over the world, or the government (it’s not really Earth based) at least. But … Continue reading

May 21, 2012
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What do you mean Niche Down?

I want to know everything I want to be everywhere I want to fuck everyone in the world I want to do something that matters — I Do Not Want This written by Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails I read … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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writing more damn fine words

It’s the same old story. I’ve loved writing since I was a child. I’ve loved story telling before I could even write, I would tape myself during the afternoons when my mom napped with my little brother. Parenting aside, writing … Continue reading

April 16, 2012
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Impatience

I commented on this really great post about the power of diligence when it comes to writing (and anything you pursue). My comments were about being impatient for the external rewards of “success”. I know success is one of those … Continue reading

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