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Rated: 13+ · Letter/Memo · Writing · #180180
WDC is a big ocean of writing. Stop by here first to surf through my small section of it!
*Surfing* *Surfing* *Surfing* *Surfing* *Surfing*
For my portfolio surf item

WDC is a big ocean of writing and it's easy to get lost.

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To help you find your way around my port, I've put together a short surfing *Surfing* lesson. Grab your suit and board and let's hit the waves!


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If you learn anything from this lesson, I'd love a review so I can continue to provide the best surfing lessons possible. Thank you! *Bigsmile*
 
Need Help with REVIEWING?  [E]
Links to resources that explain how to review and how to get reviews.
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Brand New!
These pieces are brand new and seeking reviews!

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All the Things You've Given Me  (13+)
"I tied my flailing body down with a cherry behind my ear..."
#2194928 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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How Often?  (E)
Inspired by worry, innocence, and truth
#2199060 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Patches of Red - Rewrite  (13+)
I wrote the original in April of 2013 - how has my writing changed since then?
#2199637 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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Diptera's Prize  (ASR)
A short quest for a sweet treat
#2199669 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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Can't Stop The Feeling  (13+)
In a world where joy is a commodity, Mac and her cat Jelly try to share their happiness
#2199931 by Miss Emily Scissorhands




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Award-Winning Waves
Before we get into the lesson, let’s watch a short highlights reel. Someone else enjoyed these items, so maybe you will too!

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Mistakes  (GC)
It made me sick believing them - Includes Reading
#2169989 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Body Memory  (GC)
The memory of it makes her skin crawl
#2186519 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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The Winning Color  (ASR)
A defeated Queen attempts to bring a victory to her troops
#2179314 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Red Wing  (ASR)
Finding comfort in a solitary connection with nature. - Includes Reading
#2180434 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Anxiety  (18+)
Normal is sleepless nights, caffeine jitters, and a speeding heart ...
#2180075 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Callused Hands  (ASR)
I see the years built up in layers - Includes Reading
#2186907 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Home Again  (E)
A love letter to the place that continues to pull me back - Includes Reading
#2190816 by Miss Emily Scissorhands



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Mini Waves
You won't need your surfboard to ride these ankle bitters. Extremely short poetry and "tweet" length writings I tend to put in my blog ("A Piece Of My Heart 18+: A blog to house my musings, curiosities, and fascinations. ), so feel free to leave a comment or send me an email. I'd love to know what emotion you felt while reading the poems and if I was able to tell a complete story in the tweets. Thank you!

Entries in the contest: "24 Syllables
                   "Wildfire
                   "Halcyon cyanoventris
                   *Trophyg* "Twilight Pulse
                   "Love and Lychee
                   "Her Arms
                   "Incoming!
                   "Our Prints in the Sand
                   *Trophyg* "Homage to the Goddess Pele
                   "Only in Hawaii
                   "The White Mountain
                   "The Looming Night of Halloween
                   "Insomnia
                   *Trophyg* "The Blank Page
                   "The American Great Plains
                   "Nature’s Brush
                   "Non-Verbals
                   *Trophyg* "As a Snake Writhes
                   "The Sea's Chop
                   *Trophyg* "There Are No Bad Words
                   *Trophyg* "Vote!
                   "We Live As Snails


Entries in the contest: "Tweet Me a Story
                   "Tweet Me a Story, Round 77
                   "Tweet Me a Story, Round 78
                   "Tweet Me a Story, Round 79
                   *Trophys* "Tweet Me a Story, Round 80
                   "Tweet Me a Story, Round 84




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Small Waves
Let's start off small. Grab your sand board or, like me, you can body surf if you prefer! *Delight* I'd love to know your thoughts on the imagery and emotion in the pieces. I'm starting to experiment more with form/structured poetry, so any pointers would be very helpful. Thanks!

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Follow Me to the Horizon  (ASR)
Follow me through the curtain, to the place where water cascades over the edge.
#2182980 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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Monarch  (E)
What happens at the end of a long journey? - Cramp Win 9/13/18 - Includes Reading
#2169047 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Like the Windmill  (E)
Like the windmill, never be still ...
#2169956 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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The Raucous Song of Spring  (E)
These boisterous birds hold court from the tallest tree announcing spring is here at last.
#2185724 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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As Hard As Soft  (E)
The paradox of an egg
#2190840 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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Mud.  (E)
It is not wet dirt.
#2187272 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Fleeting Moments  (E)
I follow doggedly as the world streaks by
#2186664 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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Sanguinaria canadensis  (13+)
The truth ran in rivulets down my fingers
#2190987 by Miss Emily Scissorhands



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Medium Waves
Grab your funboard and we'll take a stab at some slightly longer pieces. Below are a selection of my longer essays and short stories for your perusal.

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Haole  (18+)
What it means to be a white minority in the islands
#1968683 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Pet Me, Master  (18+)
A dog demonstrates his love for his master by bringing him gifts.
#1960819 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Halloween Happy Hour  (18+)
Neighbors enjoy a Halloween potluck, but someone is mysteriously missing
#2172488 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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Harold and the Gap-Toothed Smile  (13+)
He made her happy, and that is the fate of a pumpkin.
#2170490 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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Greenwillow Pass  (13+)
It would have been worth waiting ... Cramp Win 8/29/18
#2167430 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Something Beautiful  (13+)
A farmer boy becomes a man at the cost of a mare and a mango tree
#2166607 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Memories  (13+)
How has my life been shaped by the animals I've lost? Series of vignettes.
#2166604 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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Entrusted with Perfection  (E)
Learning a family recipe.
#2166594 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

 
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He Was Too Young  (GC)
Evidence of a missing cop is lost in a blizzard - will Mel discover what happened to him?
#2187777 by Miss Emily Scissorhands



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Big Waves
I see a heavy set coming in now. We may need a tow in for these suckers. The first folder contains all my writings pertaining to my character, Special Agent Ella Colson. She doesn't know how to hold her tongue, and I have a bit of fun putting her through tough situations just to see how she'll cope, so the rating is a bit higher. Enter at your own discretion. *Smirk* The second folder is the current project I’m working on. It’s in a very rough state still, so any comments you have are appreciated!


 
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Agent 038  (GC)
All items pertaining to the story of Special Agent Elizabeth Colson (A-038)
#2166616 by Miss Emily Scissorhands

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More than a Memory  (18+)
NaNo Winner 2018! — Jon wakes up in 2353 in a body that isn’t his own
#2168853 by Miss Emily Scissorhands




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Thank you for stopping by and learning to surf with me! I look forward to hearing what you thought of my lesson! *Bigsmile*

*Surfing* *Surfing* *Surfing* *Surfing* *Surfing*

WDC is a big ocean of writing. Stop by here first to surf through my small section of it!
*Surfing* *Surfing* *Surfing* *Surfing* *Surfing*


**Disclaimer: I don't really know how to surf ... *Rolling* **
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