Write about someone who keeps picking up different hobbies but never manages to stick with them.
Posted in Character on Oct 26, 2022
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“Here, There, Everywhere” by Trina Ann Pion 🍀🌹🍀
Typing. It was all my manic ass did for the past five days. I’d say my disorder was a curse, except for times like these when the creative symptoms just seeped right out of me, like syrup from a maple tree. My fingers couldn’t type fast enough to get the story up on screen. I was writing a novel—an epic saga about a mental hospital taken over by the patients—kind of like George Orwell’s Animal Farm meets ...
“Paint Something” by Emily R Bellas
She wanted to ask why the dipping sauce was a brownish grey color, but she didn’t want to insult her mother-in-law who she had just met for the first time. Maybe it was a cultural thing. She had never eaten authentic Indian food before and take-out from Bengal Tiger hardly counted. “This is delicious, Mrs. Patel,” Katie spoke with her hand covering her partially...
“Kongo” by Sun Set
Allow me to take you back in time.Back in time to when a thirteen year old young boy existed.His name was Kongo and he was as unique as they came.You are probably thinking "ooh he must have had superpowers."Well I guess you could say that,but his superpower came nowhere close to swinging from building to building or throwing a hammer only he could yield.His superpower was the ability to change his mind faster than the sp...
“Oh Puddu – Not again !!!!!!!” by Alkaa Sharma
Puddu, a creative young boy from a small town always had a curiosity in him to try new things and experiences in life. This interest brought him to the city where his cousins and maternal aunt lived . The city was huge as compared to his small town and he was enthralled to see the big buildings, roads, fashionable people, new varieties of food and other amazing things which he never knew even existed. As ...
“Diana's Life Tips #52: Don't Get in a Car with a Demon Driving” by Lily Kingston
Author's note: this is part of a series of connected stories (look for ones that start with "Diana's Life Tips") that are stand alone with short relevant information that I would provide in the beginning. Thank for reading! Relevant Information: Daemon is a demon Diana accidentally summoned after following a Doberman into a janitor's closet. *** “Listen I—” Daemon began ...
“Timing” by Michael Boquet
Timing is everything. It's a cliché for a reason. There's a little bit of truth to it, melded together deep down in the mix.I met Sienna through an online dating site. We emailed for about a week. Then we agreed to meet in person at a Mexican restaurant. Or, at least I think it was a Mexican restaurant. I had two that were my go-to first date spots. One was next to a movie theater. The other in the middle of downtown. Each location was full of opportunities to take the night further, should that first dinner go well....
“5th Grade” by We All Feel Lost Inside
Authors note: (plz read) this is something very personal I so I decided to share it to show you the life is not always perfect. I want to show that even lives that look so amazing on the internet, my be the ones who’ve been bullied there whole lives. Now without fur ado, let’s start. fifth grade, first day, I went into class and my teacher looked at me. “Julia...
“motley” by R E
Mike likes origami. He has the patience for it. He’s one of those people who can take the time to see how something works, every fold connects in his mind, revealing the final product before he even starts. Not everyone is gifted with that. The others envy him. I enjoy the crane’s the most. The folded animals and flowers never last very long. Ben throws them away, complains about the space they take up wh...
“A Million in One” by Zahra Daya
The vintage brown of the clay slithers past my hands, leaving a brown trail of residue. I press on the pedal with my foot, applying just a tad more pressure. The wheel spins around faster and I distort the clay with my nimble fingers. I pull it up; now resembling a wand (one that may stick out like a sore thumb if placed in a Harry Potter movie though) and push it back down with my palms. The trick ...
“Sticking it Out” by Deborah Mercer
“The trouble is, Sandra, you’re not a sticker.” Well, I was on the point of saying something sarcastic and (in my opinion) funny on the lines of it never having been my life’s ambition to be a small piece of adhesive paper asking people not to smoke or decorating the correspondence of a teenage girl. But the trouble is, my friend Shona had a point. A very good point. She hadn’t exactly moved heaven and ...
“Henry Bell's Campaign For Mayor” by Meggy House
“Remember, class,” the teacher stated gently. Her voice was like the flaps of a butterfly: quiet, uneventful, and only listened to because the students feared anything above a whisper would crack her in half. “Elections are not a popularity contest. Vote for the friend that you think has been the kindest, most-upstanding citizen.” Henry Bell had lots of friends—he was friendly, at the very least, with e...
“Nothing Into Everything” by Carrie S.
I am the queen of almost. I almost became a professional dancer. I almost played basketball on Junior Varsity. I almost made art my career. But obviously, those things never happened. Why? Because I never make things happen. I mean, I study every day. I almost made prom queen. But 1) I'm just not popular enough, and 2) I never make anything. It's always almost. I have to put up with things like my parents saying, "Great job, honey! You almost won!" They know it's not good. They know I'm not good enough. But whatever. You le...
“Just me rambling” by Naduni De Silva
Do you just realise that you have thousands of hobbies but you just never like one specifically out of the others?? i mean i'm a person like that. i love reading novels till midnight with a cup of warm coffee in my hand with a blanket covering me. i love drawing anime that every time i start to draw i get scolded by my mom because she hates anime. i love writing stories that i have so many unfinished ones stacked up in m...
“Everything and Nothing” by Iona Cottle
It started with football. It was something that all the kids did, and Mia was no exception. She’d gone to the club every Saturday for two months, until one Saturday morning she refused to put her boots on and sulked under her bed until her father gave up. When her brother came back from practise Mia said nothing about it, carrying on as though she’d never pestered her parents to let her go in the first place.
“M. Reynolds” by Janey Finch
I wake up and look around.“Toast or cereal Margaret?” the lady in ugly blue clothing asks.I try to remember what I prefer, but I can’t remember. My mind is blank. As vacant as a newly built house.“Um, I’m sorry, nice lady but, do you remember what I had for breakfast yesterday?”“Yes Margaret, you had cereal.”“Ok, then I want cereal.”“Alright, Margaret, I’ll be right back.”“Um, I’m sorry Miss, but, who are you?”“I’m your nurse, I help look after you.”“Oh ok, thank you.”“...
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