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"When a crow is flapping with its beak a rapping beneath my bedroom floor.
My head now tapping, haunting my napping, my eyes can see no more."

 

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What Is Love?

Posted by texmexexpress on April 5, 2014 at 12:40 PM Comments comments (3)

Psychologists, authors, Greek poets, even scientists and the like have tried to define what love is for centuries, but none have truly met a defining answer. There are really no words to describe the true affection between two people who were meant to be made as one. Maybe that's because most of us have inherently rejected the idea of becoming one union as God had intended.


It's a beautifully created moment, an experience that must age li...

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Character Driven Stories

Posted by texmexexpress on March 21, 2014 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

What I say may not be necessarily profound, insightful, or thought provoking, but I believe it bears to be addressed nonetheless. Oh, and it's my blog, so I can say what I want.


I've always been exceedingly influenced by stories whose characters dynamically drive the plot rather than a story shadowing its characters. See most "blockbuster" movies pushed by CGI—they are the suck. Developing a character can be a labor...

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Are Trendy Sub-Genres Losing Their Appeal?

Posted by texmexexpress on September 13, 2013 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Ah, I love a good dystopian novel, a sophisticated murder mystery, a science fiction noir story, maybe a disturbing psychotic thriller, and of course the ever-growing popular post-apocalyptic sub-genre that has everyone stirring with anticipated excitement, especially zombies. Walking Dead, you kick ass. But is it enough to just pick up the first book you see with an attractive cover so enticing that it somehow...

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To Write or Not to Write, That is the Question

Posted by texmexexpress on September 6, 2013 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Wow, don't you just hate those obnoxious cheesy clichés. If I never see this ridiculous quote from another writer's blog, it will be too soon. Uh, never mind.

 

How writer's block can hinder your creative cognitive mojo. What is writer's block anyway? Is it really a condition caused by stress, or are we natural procrastinators? Sure, I get lazy now and then, or distracted by the next episode of "Breaking Bad," or "The Walkin...

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