Words are so powerful. You can manipulate as many times as you want. Words can be used to hurt someone but it could also be used to heal someone. They hold so much meaning. They can be interpreted so many different ways. People say “pictures hold a thousand words.” I say “words hold a thousand memories, feelings, and thoughts.
Tone is everything. Whether it is in writing or it is in speaking. The way something is said says a lot more about the person who said it than the person it was said about.
I’m sure that many of you already know, but I have a fevered obsession with Taylor Swift.
But I’m not going to write another 2,000 words on Taylor.
Today, I’m going to write about music. Continue reading Something else that gives me happiness
“The pen is mightier than the sword,” said Edward Bulwer Lytton.
Indeed it is. For the pen can cause great emotional maiming, while the sword only yields temporary, physical impairment. Continue reading All hail the bloody pen
Purpose. Meaning. These are the things that we all hope to strive for. What is the reason for me doing this?
I think as writers we have to ask ourselves that. How are we bettering the world, a community, a single person? Do we write just to write, for no real purpose, is it just something we do without even thinking? Do we do it for ourselves, wanting some satisfying end result? Do we do it for others, having the main sole purpose that we better them somehow? Continue reading Writing With A Purpose
Recently, I finished The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Now, I’m just like any other high school student, reading this tale chronicled by Fitzgerald. It’s a cliche thing to do as a high schooler.
How do you find it?
This is the question I along many others finding themselves asking. Some may say that it just comes to you and when it does use it right away. Others say that you need to go somewhere to find it. Be in a certain place, around certain people. And I think that is all wrong.
To find inspiration all you need is to look deep inside of you. Continue reading How to Find Inspiration
When reading an essay, the thesis is the first thing a person will look at. It needs to be strong. It needs to grab the readers attention. It needs to be clear. But most of all, it needs to explain the purpose of your writing.
“There is a silver lining to every rainy cloud.” – Mr. Ziebarth
This week was the most rainy of all my weeks thus far.
5 hours of sleep proceeded every 6 hour school day , and 3 hour rehearsals followed that. Continue reading A Rainy Week
I always hear “follow the prompt” when I write an English essay. The most important thing, as I am told, is to follow the prompt.
“OBEY the prompt” -Mr. Ziebarth