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"It’s a feature of our age that if you write a work of fiction, everyone assumes that the people and events in it are disguised biography — but if you write your biography, it’s equally assumed you’re lying your head off."

— Margaret Atwood

I hesitate to write parents who are abusive or absent because I worry that people will think that its based upon my own parents, when in fact the opposite is true. My parents are amazing. I don't mind much if readers decide that all the characters are me or Jesus in Purgatory,* but I worry when it comes to deciding they are based on other people.


*And another thing, why is Jesus even in Purgatory? If He can't get right into heaven, there's no hope for me, is there? I mean, His dad freakin' owns the place!
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http://emigree.livejournal.com/52781.html

Do not give you contact information out online. Ever. Not your phone number, your hometown, your full name, your street number, any of that. Because it is insanely easy to find out more from it, and I don't want you to get hurt or killed, okay?
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This is a facebook note from forever ago:


I just spent about five minutes of my life reporting links to websites about how much a bunch of high school kids hate their ex-girlfriends. Each and every one promised nude pictures of the girls. There's no way these girls are eighteen, which makes this child pornography. I know they don't realize that, and I know it's silly, but they could get put away for the rest of their lives.

Man, my ex just told all his friends I was ugly.

I feel so bad for these girls. Not only do they probably have to go to school with boys this nasty and immature, that crap can now never be deleted.

And yes, I am enough of a goody-two-shoes to report them. Bunch a jerks. I don't feel guilty at all.
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This is the story I wrote for ontd_creepy:

Almost every neighborhood has a hoarder. They may have trash in their house, piled high, or, in a much sadder case, they may hoard animals. We call these people crazy cat ladies, and are generally horrible to them.

Before I was married the first time, I lived in a town with the worst animal hoarder I had ever heard about. This woman was extremely elderly, and she had not aged well. You could see every bone in her hands and the skin was peeled so tightly on her face (and almost all you could see of her was her hands and her face). I was cashier at a Wal-Mart during this time, and she would come in periodically. She was not a pleasant woman, she would snap at us with strange orders to pack only certain things together, and the orders changed each time.

I Was Born A Ramblin' Man )
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So the Harry Potter movie, combined with the music video of We Lost You by Sepultura* made me think of this

People over five-years-old in matching clothing kinda creep me out. Especially when they also look alike. Those twins in the Slug Club** made me make all these worried faces. And during the Christmas party! You'd think one'd look at the other, go "ew," and wear something else. When you're dressing yourself but still dressing like your sister/brother, I expect some weird things to happen. Like, one of you's evil and going to go all Single White Female.

Anyway, just a random thought.


*Here it is, in case you want to listen with me: http://www.metalvideo.com/sepultura/weve-lost-you-video_fc566c579.html
The people in the same clothes are in the background in one part, and aren't important.

**They were not the Patil twins. I hope.

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