How it all begins: The Ballad of the Spermwhale and Giant Squid

“The pain prepares you for life!” She had heard this fallacy so often, it had become truth. But the alleged honor did nothing to alleviate her terror. Two of her friends had already undergone the ritual and it had transformed them. Never again had she seen them laugh, and their agonized faces crumbled a little more each day.

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The obvious answer would be: writing, writing, writing. Repeat. Be creative, learn the rules, break the rules. Have something to say, to critique, to solve an existential problem. Distill some life wisdom and translate it for the common people. Be entertaining or exciting. Make us f*cking CARE. And most importantly: do not be BORING!

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How it all begins: The Ballad of the Spermwhale and Giant Squid

He wanted to take her and her stupid manuscript and shoot them both to the moon, never to see her again!

Severin Roosmeer couldn’t believe his eyes. Moonbeam was at his door. At first, he took her police uniform for the real thing, but a second look told him only the cap and leather boots were authentic – the rest was painted on her naked body.

She laughed and stumbled drunkenly into the foyer, leaning heavily on him to keep from falling.

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