For The Love Of Passions

Hello everyone, Alteringviews here. I hope everyone’s March is off to a good start. It’s hard to believe we’re already three months into 2017. Time flies by fast even though the days move slowly. We’ve decided to switch it up this week and so I will be posting instead of Bacon. Below you will find something not quite story. It’s a bit more of a poem. It was supposed to focus on food, but my muse doesn’t always listen to my words or maybe it does. “The Actual Post” Fanatic Musings is all about creativity and artistry. The belief that (more…)

Welcome To Carmax By E.J. Wolfe

Hello everyone, I hope everyone’s weekend was wonderful. I decided to switch it up and post a short story.  Please let me know what you think. I don’t have much practice with short stories, my mind tends to go the long form route. This particular short story started from a prompt on grief and loss as well as an exercise in subtext.  I think everyone should dip their toes in the realm of the short form and write a short story. I’ve noticed that it’s really strengthened my subtext and my ability to edit scenes. Try not to hold it (more…)

5 Tips to Control the Powerful, Dangerous, and Unruly Imagination

Hey everyone, E.J. Wolfe here, and I’d like to talk about something that’s been sort of plaguing me as a writer/creator person/thing for a while: the line between where creativity is good and destructive. Sounds strange, but let me be clear. Creativity is freaking awesome! Letting all of your brain power roam free at one time can be very freeing, and I know that, for a long time, writing, creating, etc. was my coping mechanism (and it will remain so if 2018 was anything to go by), but there comes a point where leaning on your creativity becomes harmful, mostly (more…)