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The Cheating Contestants

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Tarragona Arena Cheating Contestants

I shouldn’t admit this, but I recently re-watched (guilty pleasure) Bring It On. Just to show that inspiration can come from anywhere, there was a line said in the movie by one of the cheerleaders that struck a chord with me. It was said after Torrance (the new cheer captain), revealed to the squad that their former captain had been stealing cheers from a different squad and teaching the routines to them. When Torrance tries […]

Big Brother

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Surveillance Screens Big Brother

With recent events surrounding Edward Snowden and Europe’s response to finding out about the US spying on them, of course I had a scene pop into my head about a big brother type society: Due to Celestia’s discretion laws, the state holds the right to intrude on your privacy at will. The red text scrolled across the ticker screens. Aleya usually glossed over the all too common message, but today was different. Today she stared […]

Imprisoned

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Sun Imprisoned Behind Rusted Fence

I was working on a scene in my WIP, where my MC is captured, and that sparked inspiration for a scene where someone is imprisoned, but we don’t know why (at least not yet). I added some questions after the scene that can help in opening up the character and story: Sunshine was nonexistent here. It hid behind grey skies—eternally somber. I walked down the length of the fence, my hands brushing against the rusted […]

Warehouse

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Dark Creepy Warehouse

I worked on a cool project with a friend who tried to start a community story that would be worked on by a group of people collaborating on a blog. You could add as little or as much as you wanted to what was already in the story. A collective work of fiction. Unfortunately, people didn’t actually dedicate time to it, so it withered away and now rests in the internet graveyard. My friend thought […]