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Dear Unnamed Journal,

Well, I've been bored recently because the roleplaying aspect of me is taking a holiday soon enough after I've completed the ending chapter of a sub-plot going on over at the EA forums, and with the news that there are plenty of people interested in seeing my penchant for writing firsthand such as publishers and other people who love to write, I've decided that I'm going to assume the position! No, not like that. I'm sitting down in front of my computer, cuppa in hand, iPod blasted up, inspiration metre full: I'm going to rewrite my novel.

I hate to use the word 'novel'. I was ten when I wrote said 'novel' I speak of: it was the first proper thing I'd actually written that was longer than a short story more deserving of a spot in a magazine article. The story itself was riddled with plotholes, people coming in and disappearing, sudden skips all over the place. It was essentially a beautiful story for the kid-slash-teenager inside of me, but it's nowhere near enough to satisfy the teenager-slash-adult that's now writing this bit. The novel was something fun I wanted to do; so I ended up going ":p NEW IDEA!" every time I had a drive to include a new villain, new character, without any bit of care of how I would actually insert them into the plot successfully. So, they came in, spoke a few words to the heroes, and died, and were resurrected when I decided I wanted them back, bla bla bla. It read like an atrociously-written fanfic.

Step aside, little kid. Adult's time now.

I actually wrote a sequel to this story which probably could be classified as a novel with some 150,000 words to it, which was much more coherent and structured because I had a plan to it all - that, and I'd grown up. I've also been partaking in forum roleplaying for a couple of years now, which as well as giving me a chance to widen my scope from just fantasy, I've been able to delve into genres such as realism and science fiction and see how other writers do their stuff; which I can safely say has made *me* a better writer. Unfortunately, writing non-stop for two years has diminished my ability to...err, write non-stop. Writer's block will be vanquished one day once I get my health issues sorted out (which as silly as it sounds, it's hard to write something epic and spanning thousands of words when you have four different physical/mental ailments to think about). Which, suffice to say, is why I'm trying to shift my mind on to fiction, instead of real life.

Back to the main point: the first proper story I wrote needs a major revamp and a major rewrite. And it's going to get it. Expect some novel-related stuff to appear on my DeviantART gallery later on. :p

Yours,
Joshua

P.S: My journal needs a name. :(
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Current Residence: Western Internet, otherwise Isle of Man, British Isles
Favourite genre of music: Rock, Pop, Alternative, Classical. Everything, really.
Favourite style of art: Renaissance art
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: iPod Nano
Skin of choice: TURTLES. Wait. What?
Favourite cartoon character: Stitch
Personal Quote: Patience is key; but I can lockpick.
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Happy birthday. :3
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Great song you're listening to btw.
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THANK YOU DER MUCHOS
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