It’s that time again.  No more distractions, no more school.  Time to focus, self-educate, and re-ignite the blog.  Consider the ribbon cut.  Mylifesentenced is back in operation, baby — the gears are turning!  I am excited to share new found insight, techniques, and creative pieces.  I think I have made significant progress in the craft, and with it, will be bringing some revamped, newly scheduled content that I hope you will all enjoy.  Stay tuned for the first post for the new and improved site.  Carpe Lucem!

-God it feels good to be a writer.

The Dark Side

Jeff sat in an endless field of orchids in his wife’s favorite wooden rocking chair.  He was wearing the blue button up shirt she bought him on their first anniversary, along with the pants she gave him at Christmas, the shoes for his birthday, and the watch she got him for the hell of it.  A cold breeze blew the field of orchids in unison like that of a synchronized water dance.  They brushed against the back of his hands, and a sensation of serenity fell upon him.  He closed his eyes and surrendered himself to it.  

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Reading as A Writer

I knew reading was just as important to hone your writing skills as writing is, but I never really comprehended what that meant, until now. When you are armed with specific analytical tools, and you can jump into the text and read as a writer, it is an amazing feeling. Every book I read now feels like I am just fueling the brain tank and learning the techniques of the masters. Continue reading