Creative Writing Essays

  • Creative Writing Is Not A Stranger

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    Creative writing is not a stranger to the classroom. It’s more like a third cousin you see at family reunions. Unfortunately, creative writing is not seen as a beneficial skill students need to learn. Instead, it is used for elective classes or to fulfill a small section of a language arts standard. Creative writing provides more than entertainment, it provides “skills, which [students] have acquired in their pursuit of a fictional character, will serve them equally well in their pursuit of subjects

  • Creative Writing Is An Entertaining Activity

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    Creative writing is a string of lies that tell a story to bring out the dark truths in the world. They are works created in the mind that break the laws of the universe. With a multitude of forms, the type of creative writing--a poem, a short story, or maybe a play--decides the beginnings of a story. For some, creative writing is an entertaining activity, which has no restrictions, and can reveal everyday problems. Primarily, creative writers have an abundant amount of reasons behind why they

  • Literary Art And Creative Writing

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    stare at a blank page until words slowly start to come? . Writers are similar to artist, as they are compelled to express themselves and helps make art out of everyday, ordinary moments. Writers produce various forms of literary art and creative writing such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays, and essays as well as various reports and news articles that may be of interest to the public. They create written works in a wide range of literary genres and can be classified

  • Technical Writing And Creative Writing

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    Many people are unaware that there are many different types of writing. Writing is used in a wide variety of different subjects. Some people think that left part of the brain is used for technical writing and the right side is used for creative writing (Patel). Technical writing is used in the fields of science, engineering, technology and the health sciences (Nordquist). Creative writing is used in novels, poems, epics, short stories, screenplays, songs, television scripts, etc. (YourDictionary)

  • Creative Writing in the Composition Classroom Essay

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    not only work on a studentís writing, they also get the students to think through their writing (at least the good ones do). There is a certain well-accepted style to teaching writing in the traditional composition class, and it works very well for many students and teachers. However, should the line of comfort be crossed, and if so, how? Should composition instructors grab a hold of a different writing style, making it the focal point of their pedagogies in their writing classes? More importantly,

  • Creative Writing As A Tool For Enhancing Algerian Efl

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    Creative writing in EFL: Creative writing has begun to gain its popularity in the field of EFL/ ESL. This issue is recently mostly intrigued the interest of many countries including, United Kingdom, Pakistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, Ireland, United States and south Africa (Google Trends, 2015). Alan Maley is considered as one of the pioneers in the field of teaching creative writing in EFL settings. He, in fact, has numerous scholarly articles on creative writing

  • Through My Creative Writing And Reading Experience, I Have

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    Through my creative writing and reading experience, I have been exposed to a variety of literary genres. My preferred genres have consistently been free verse poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. For the purpose of this class, I have chosen the genre of creative non-fiction. My focus will be literary essays that address humanity’s universal desire for a sense of identity and belonging; these essays will be written from a personal perspective, containing anecdotes, internal conflicts, and external opinions

  • Creative Writing

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    “Creative Writing versus Technical Writing” It is often difficult to distinguish the differences and similarities between Technical Writing and Creative Writing. Writing is writing and good writing is creative writing. If we accept, however, that Technical Writing exists in its own category, with Creative Writing in another, how can we categorize creative Technical writing? One way to explore the differences and similarities between Technical Writing and Creative Writing is to

  • Creative Writing

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    Vagueness, Ambiguity and Clarity in Writing John Mackey The first example that I have chosen to use for this assignment is Example number two; Example 2 I was thrown from my truck as it left the road. I was later found in a ditch by a flock of wild turkeys.  The vagueness in this example raises the question of why he was thrown from the truck. What caused this to happen? What were the underlying circumstances that ultimately led to being thrown from the truck? Another question that

  • Creative Writing - Original Writing

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    Creative Writing It was during the fall when it happen . I got a phone call from my father saying that migration got him.I started crying.I ciuld not believe what happen.when i told my mom she started crying. Then i called my aunt santa and told her. My aunt came over. i could not believe what happened. I could not stop crash. he was in jail and i could not believe it , we have to do things during the month’s .My dad would call us often and we had to pay. i was happy when i hear his voice. I cried

  • Creative Writing- the Lake

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    English Creative Writing The soft cushions, the filtered light fell upon the faded, dusty dark carpet. “She was a good woman, your Grandmother, she taught me a lot,” said Jenna, trying to comfort me in my despair. I didn’t reply because it would encourage more of her pointless words of sympathy, adding to the awkwardness of the situation. “Would you like to hear about our experience at the lake in the summer of 1965?” Jenna exclaimed. Although I did not want more pathetic words of comfort, this

  • Creative Writing Prompts

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    Creative Writing Prompts 1. You’re digging in your garden and find a fist-sized nugget of gold. 2. Write about something ugly — war, fear, hate, cruelty — but find the beauty (silver lining) in it. 3. The asteroid was hurtling straight for… 4. Write about your early memories of faith, religion, or spirituality; yours or someone else’s. 5. 5. Silvery flakes drifted down, glittering in the bright light of the harvest moon. The blackbird… 6. The detective

  • Nightmare - Creative Writing

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    The howling of the wind brought my eyes to open. Where was I? Focusing in the dark of night, confusion washed over me as I came to realize I was in the desert. Distant landscapes of dry and worn rock surrounded me, and beneath my bare feet I felt the gritty sand caught between my toes. I was surrounded by those rocky hills and yet as I scanned the desolate desert it seemed never ending. The irony of the nighttime desert suddenly set into my body; that ghastly wind moving right through me and chilling

  • Types Of Creative Writing Prompt

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    A rubric is a scoring tool that lists the criteria for a piece of work, or “what counts” (for example, purpose, organization, details, voice, and mechanics are often what count in a piece of writing); it also articulates gradations of quality for each criterion, from excellent to poor. (Middle-web 2013). For teachers, rubrics are known as a set of guidelines teacher’s use in order to assess a student’s work and be able to provide the student with a clear method of teaching. Student’s may sometimes

  • Creative Writing: The Carcass Virus

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    Okay men today we got orders from the CDC” announced Captain Luke O’Grady “ there is a new strain of rabies that originated about 12 miles north of us in a secluded village an hour east of Bourem, in Kidal, they want us to go help the villagers set up: quarantine tents, guard systems and vaccine stations. Over 30% of the town has become infected but they sent out a doctor that says 5 cases have been solved. The rest of the cases have been sedated and contained because they are in completely volatile

  • Lucy - Creative Writing Essays

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    Lucy had gone missing on Wednesday. It was now Friday. When she failed to return home from school, her father, a policeman named John, called all of her friends and neighbours, asking in a panic if they’d seen her. They hadn’t. She was only 8, she’d never been separated from her mother and father for more than a few days, but even then they had kept in contact somehow, whether by phone or by post. They were very worried about her. John and Mary, his wife, had

  • Creative Writing: Fear of the Unknown

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    Dark black surroundings around me. Blindness is a natural occurrence after the sun descends. Senses are heightened which sparks the imagination to soar. A moment of time when things of legend becomes a reality and self-doubt are unveiled. In the darkness the line between fact and fiction blur. Sounds, fears, and intuition are the elements that rule when light does not exist. Things that pop and crack populate the house. Hearing sounds in the middle of the night that send chills down my spine. A

  • English Creative Writing Essay

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    It was the last night of camp. Everyone had mixed emotions; some girls were happy to see their parents, some girls sad that they are leaving, and some who are just kind of like whatever. That night I was between, I was super excited to see my family and pick up my brother from the brother camp, but at the same time really sad that I was leaving my friends who became really like sisters to me. Most of all I was excited to have our parents watch Hymn Sing. I walk into to the dining hall for the last

  • Creative Ideas - Original Writing

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    creative ideas, but she is suffering since she lacks solid classroom management skills. I thought the rookie teacher would figure out some solutions over the summer, so far, little improvement has been noticed. Linda seems discouraged, and I am concerned that Linda will become another statistic—another sprightly young teacher who ends up leaving a career that can’t afford to lose somebody with her kind of potential. I realized that potential and determined to step in with some support. With this

  • Creative Writing: Scents of Place

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    Firstname Lastname Professor Firstname Lastname Coursename # March 24, 2013 Scents of Place Are you kidding me? The question popped into my head as I watched, unable to do anything about it, as the teenager backed into my car in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Clearly an inexperienced driver, she had put her car in reverse without checking her mirror and smashed into the passenger side of my vehicle as I drove slowly in the aisle. To her credit, she jumped out of her car immediately and asked if I

  • Creative Writing: Stuck in Mud

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    Stuck in Mud I came into this world already having two older twin sisters and an older brother, all of whom provided me with love and care. Being the youngest in the family, I don’t hold as many responsibilities as my siblings. It was always their responsibility to make sure I was safe, protected, and happy. I was too well protected by my family members that I probably couldn’t function without them, which is the reason to why I lacked one of the most important qualities, bravery, until the winter

  • The Assassin- Creative Writing Essay

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    It was almost 6 o’clock and the night was drawing closer. Waiting patiently for the return of his prey, he lay with his body embedded in the fallen leaves of what looked like an endless procession of hedges. The silence was deafening. He had been there for almost three hours, and only one car had passed by, it was going to be a long night for him. The skies were casting a dark, unwanted shadow over him, as though they knew for what purpose he was present. It had started

  • Creative Writing: Intense Heat

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    I enjoyed the feeling of the hammock gently swaying back and forth,delighting in it’s motion, lulling me into a profound sense of relaxation. Above me, blue skies, and the occasional cloud shaped like an elephant floats overhead. Palm trees rustle in the occasional cool breeze that gently swirls around, cooling the skin the sun is successfully bronzing. Unfortunately, there isn’t enough of a breeze to keep cool. In fact, it’s so hot, it’s hard to breathe, and I have to fight for every inhalation

  • Essay on Creative Writing: The Truth

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    Since Eric was gone I decided to take the time to study my bible. I started where I left off in the book of Genesis. I was really taking the time to absorb the bible. I was trying to get a deeper meaning than what I was taught in Sunday school at the Christian church. Apparently, there was something else going on in the bible, especially since these Hebrew Israelite people were claiming they are the people in the bible. I was trying to find the part that I missed, that would connect these people

  • Essay on Creative Writing: GILF

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    GILF When the weather turned, no one spoke to Anne about anything other than the weather; the same conversation, all day, every day until the sun returned. Glancing occasionally through the bakery window she saw the rain fall like strings of mercury, exploding into black droplets onto the pavement outside. Little drops of gloom, drops of gloom that keep us alive, that others in more remote corners of the globe tempt with elaborate dance. Anne had seen them on the Discovery channel pounding their

  • Creative Writing: Serenity Essay

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    I kept running, until my feet were aching with agonising pain. Slowly I walked up a tall hill, dragging my feet with me, and collapsed onto the ground using my bag as a pillow. Then I looked up at the clouds, while thinking about all the anger my best friends caused me. How could Carter act like my hero, when he did something so cruel? How could Damion like it when I'm unhappy? All they do is think of themselves. I'm sick of it! I hate them! My train of thought made my anger rise, that was

  • A Rose for Emily - Creative Writing

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    the window in the room where Homer Barron was killed. The window is a witness of Emily´s entire life and it is the one who can describe everything that has happened at the moment Emily puts an end to Homer’s existence. In my opinion, this piece of writing can enrich the text because the reader gets a glimpse of the conversation Emily and Homer have before she kills him and what Tobe’s position in her game is. The long room, with its pink walls, was dark and empty, except for all the new furniture

  • Creative Writing: Trapped! Essay

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    She almost floated across the empty, box-like room. A cold shiver relentlessly weaved its way down Emma’s spine as she ran her bony hand down the bleak wall. The fireplace glared at her – its mouth opened wide. The unfamiliar surroundings struck her as if forcing themselves against her weak body –engulfing her. A soft breeze seething its way into the room from the uneven cracks underneath the door meant that the desolate room of openness had become filled

  • Metamorphosis- Creative Writing Essay

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    He glanced out of the window, watching the sky turning from a deep blue shade to a clear, blue, breezy morning. ‘A good day.’ He made a mental note to himself. The sun baked through the curtains, sharpening his enormous shadow. He thought of that fussy factory owner and sighed. ‘ What am I going to say? Hello, Mr. Martin. I’m afraid I can’t meet you in the hotel this afternoon. Guess what! I have had a terrible twist of fate and have turned into a big, juicy vermin! And

  • Creative Writing: Granddad Essay

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    I can still remember my joyful life with my granddad. Keeping in mind, the way he used to laugh, his big broad smile, the smell of his perfume, which he left everywhere he went. The way he used to put his family first in everything he did, not forgetting his love for the relations. However, none of those incidents will physically take place now. My blissful times with him have ended. I hate to think about him gone forever. It is upsetting. Nevertheless, he’ll never be

  • Creative Writing Assignment: A Prologue

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    Prologue 'Why did you have to give them that look? They're most probably on to you right now and it's only a matter of time until they discover our true interests.' 'Well, I'm sorry, but I'm only human and it would be impossible for me to be as stone-cold as you all the time. We now need to get out of this place and find an environment where people can actually accept us as our true selves. I'm tired of trying to pose into something that I'm not…I'm tired of society constantly trying to make

  • Creative Writing: Twisted Pleasures

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    "I'm that flight that you get on, international, First class seat on my lap girl,". I sang, as I slash my victim's neck. "That felt thrilling". I thought as I got up and stared at my victims motionless body. I smiled and left. Later that Day I laid on my bed and thought about life. Its been 10 years that I've been in this dump and not once have I been fostered. People always come and foster the cute kids. Wasn't I cute when I was 7? This annoys the shit out of me, but Its whatever. "Nevaeh!" Mike

  • Stranded- Creative Writing Essay

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    Elliot Stretched out his arms as he woke up from a restless night of sleep. Poor Elliot was too afraid to sleep, afraid of the mysterious beastie. In the night he could hear a continuous whispering coming from outside the shelter, the whispering turned into nightmares. After rubbing away the sleep from his delicate eyes with his grubby hands he remembered all the bad dreams from the darkness of the night. These brought a tear to his eye as he remembered the comforts of

  • Gothic Creative Writing Story

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    The burning began at the earliest hour. His majesty, king of Otranto watched unsatisfied as the roaring flames licked over what was once the purest of white roses. All composure lost at but a petal unlit, he left no rose in his entire kingdom with even the dignity of coal before dismantling to ash, until alas, they were sealed to their fiery fate. The winds were still now, not even the tweak of a tree for encouragement nor the bravery of a whisper of the surrounding men as they watched in due apprehension

  • The House- Creative Writing Essay

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    I moaned softly to myself as I compelled my battered legs to carry me for the last time along the over-grown garden path, which I had once skipped down so carelessly as a young boy. I sighed as I surveyed the acres; the once beautifully manicured, but now utterly disheveled expanse of garden stretching before me. My gaze rested on the immense oak tree that cut into the landscape, once majestic and verdant but now withered and dieing. I apprehensively forced my eyes to

  • Essay about Creative Writing - Belonging

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    Creative Writing I jump back as a black feline shoots across the path in-front of me. I catch a glimpse of its matted fur; a screeching hiss pierces the night air as it encounters a mammal in the undergrowth. They say a black cat at night is bad luck, but I honestly doubt my luck could get any worse in light of recent events. “Get out, you don’t belong here anymore”, “Just looking at you makes me sick. Leave now and get out of our lives”. It’s funny how the ones who are meant to love you the most

  • Darkness, a Scary Thought - Creative Writing

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    CREATIVE WRITING: Darkness, a scary thought I faintly remember what happened that night, that’s the reason why I’m sitting here. I can’t think clearly, see straight and yet I continue to see glimpses of him, his baby blue eyes, greasy black hair and oily face that sheds a smile every so often. I didn’t mean for everything to be this way, I feel as if it’s my fault, that maybe I’m the suspect. I feel as if there’s a blunt knife digging deeper into the guilty walls of my soul. As I peer around the

  • Creative Writing: Inn from Hell

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    Creative Writing: Inn From Hell It all started on a dark a stormy night just outside of the Paris city limits at about 11:00 P.M. when Doctor Bleed and his assistant checked into the old run down inn. You see the weather was so bad that they could not even make it all the way over to Spain so they had to stop. They walked in with their clothes soaked from the rainfall, when they first walked in they realized that there was nobody at the desk to wait on them so they just took it upon themselves

  • Creative Writing Response : The Lord Of The Flies

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    Creative Writing Response I crashed through the forest a pig far in front. I could feel the adrenaline pumping through my veins. All my senses were on high alert. I paused, something stood out. Something heavy and dark seemed to be flowing with the adrenaline and blood. A want, a need, a bloodlust. I looked up and saw what used to be the pig I was chasing after lying bloody and dismembered. That’s strange it didn’t seem to be killed by a spear. The carcass seemed clawed at and torn through. Suddenly

  • Air Disaster- Creative Writing Essay

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    Air Disaster- Creative Writing The sight that greeted my eyes was haunting. There were dead bodies as far as the eye could see, but somehow nobody had a scratch on them. The plane was in pieces, scattered all around. As the waves rolled up the beach, more and more bodies were revealed. The sun was burning high in the sky and everyone was beginning to tire out. The cliffs towered down on us; the sand burnt our feet as we trod carefully between the corpses. It was a shock;

  • Creative Writing About Schoolboy Bullying

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    Statement of Intent: This is a creative writing piece that is based on my experiences of schoolboy bullying. While I would say that I’ve never really been bullied, the story is an insight into what I’ve seen in common in primary and high school. It may appear in a school journal, young writers ' magazine or short story compilation. While there are many elements of truth in experiences it is also exaggerated and a work of fiction at heart. I also want to note that I have really enjoyed my time at

  • Benjamin Franklin Creative Writing Essay

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    Creative writing assignment Nagasai niraj Mr.Pierce Period: 11 17 October 2017 U.s. History 1 It was on September 2, 1716, that Benjamin Franklin had found me.As Franklin had told me later that the day he found me was the day his schooling ended. The reason being that franklin 's dad Josiah wanted Benjamin to attend school with the clergy,

  • English Essay Creative Writing - Bullying

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    English Writing Dear Diary I am standing alone in a lake. The water is still, and there is no one with me - nothing containing any life… and yet I still feel like something is observing me. I can’t hear anything or see through the thick blanket of fog that carries an air of melancholy across the marsh. I am standing alone in a lake. Until I open my eyes. Tranquillity leaves me and I am transported to a place where there is no adequation; where hierarchy takes over and all beings abide by it

  • Essay on Creative Writing: Deadly Justice

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    DEADLY JUSTICE Prologue The full moon shined revealing the man’s face. He stepped back until darkness sheltered him. Lights in the bar dimmed. He saw her shadow pass the window obscured by the Miller Lite sign. He sneered, he was about to extinguish her light. He chose this bar because of the sign. True there were other bars with the Miller Lite signs in their window. However, this was the only one in Washington D.C. where the barmaid was named Miller; at least as far as he knew. Tonight Shannon

  • Creative Writing: Mrs. Burnage Essay

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    Until today, I remembered my visits to Mrs. Burnage's house fondly. The neighborhood I lived in was small, with only ten houses on the whole street. Each house was placed far apart with everyone having at least three acres of property. Our house was at one end of the road, and Mrs. Burnage's was at the other. Mrs. Burnage was a sweet lady, probably in her late 50s when my three sisters, Jason Adams (another younger kid in the neighborhood), and I would go visit her. I visited her from ages eight

  • Creative Writing: Prison Break Essay

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    Prologue Something is odd. I overheard my parents discussing some rapid change in the government. News like this frightens me. It scares me because it is reality. It is real. Not knowing much about politics, I immediately ask them what is going on. There was a lump in my throat. But they quickly switch the topic to avoid the question, as if I didn’t ask. I know they heard me. It makes me angry. I ask again, this time with a broad, stern voice. They both give each other a worried look. “Alexis

  • Essay on Creative Writing: Dragon's Throttle

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    * * * * Dialing the number on speaker phone, what have I gotten myself into? I thought, and on the second ring, “Hello, may I speak to Bradley Callahan?” “This is Bradley. How can I help you, ma’am.” “I am calling from Wood Works Wonder. This is Clareese Alana.” “Yes, Miss Alana. I’ve been waiting for your call.” Bradley sounded like he was waiting for something all right. With a sexy, almost familiar voice, and forgetting for a split second, this was a business call, and I said, “Mr. Callahan—”

  • Creative Writing: My Mommy Essay

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    My mom is Beautiful; the words to describe her appearance would be insufficient. She is beautiful in all her aspects. Her smile shines like the sun at sunrise. My mommy has black hair with shimmering sprays of white, long and smooth curls like noodle spaghetti. Her eyes are black and round, filled with love. When my mommy laughs you can see a beautiful love in the side of her cheek. My mommy is average height; she has large eyelashes and figured eyebrows. Her lips are thick with a sparkle of pink;

  • Creative Writing: Out with a Bang Essay

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    Julie’s dreams never worked out. She had dreams of going to college, but that fell through. No money. Was it her fault that the economy took a nose dive and no one wanted to give her a scholarship? Julie was going to graduate in the top half of her class. But, then she’d missed one final exam. Did she ask to get the flu or to forget the date of the makeup exam? Work for living, meet the right people, and take advantage of your opportunities. How she hated the advice she got from her parents

  • Creative Writing: I Am Not S.A.N.E.

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    I didn't expect to see her again, nor did I expect to be so happy about it. For some reason, it was nice to talk to her. Cleo, that is. She isn't like any of the other girls I've ever met, and I can still remember her first words to me; they replayed through my mind constantly, like a broken record. They were so cold, yet not cold at the same time. It was as if she was trying to be mean to me, but she wasn't all that mean at all. It's kind of cute actually. “Yeah?” “It-It's time to go to your