You Have to Write Badly

Agreed. I’ve done it. I still do it. Maybe this is bad. But I am writing a Young Adult book. No vampires. No unicorns or princesses. Maybe a little love, just a little. But it’s a real high school, and it’s got violence and grit, maybe more than some people would be comfortable with.

As for princesses and love. I can’t write them. I tried in a writing class, and I ended up with a dark story…no good.

I’m good at real, or close to real. I have seen what I write, but I also can imagine things. Things that happen behind the scenes that no one is supposed to know about.

Are you curious?

The photo is of four teen boys, hanging out in front of a store, smiling. and relaxed.
Not Their Fault

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