YOU! Are A Gem 💎💛

Written in response to: Start your story with somebody taking a photo.... view prompt

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Friendship Happy

*Not a story, not related to the prompt*


Hello everybody! I'm Octavian :)

I recently joined Reedsy and Remind and met some amazing people because of it. And I was lucky enough to be invited to a giant Google Doc called Skribbls!

(Here is a story that one of my beautiful friends, Missa, wrote about it. It explains the meaning of Skribbls in a spectacular way :)


https://blog.reedsy.com/short-story/bn0b93/


And go read Missa's other stories, she is a fantastic writer 💛)


Skribbls is an amazing community of writers, readers, friends, and found families. I am very glad I get to be a part of it.

I've come to see though, that many people are struggling with things a lot more than they let on. And so, I created this Google Doc! You can also find the link on Skribbls as well :)


https://docs.google.com/document/d/166Hb-YHZdkAgJrbNBFDUQ3tC3mFU9SpSM84iulXmfGo/edit?usp=sharing


This document has lots of links, resources, grounding techniques, inspirational quotes, and helplines for those who just need a little extra love. There is also an anonymous ranting box where you can receive advice, support, care, and love from me and others if they chose to say anything. Here you do not need to worry about triggering or censoring your thoughts. You can just be unapologetically you :) And no matter what, you will never be judged <3 Everybody is accepted and loved here :)


More links, quotes, and other stuff will be added throughout the week, it'll be updated constantly. I'll most likely have the tab pinned or just pulled up in case I find a link, quote, or just to check the rant box to make sure people are alright, though if you would like complete privacy when typing something out, just let me know! I understand that being open and vulnerable is difficult, but I am here for you!


Everybody and anybody is welcome here, and I accept you no matter what. You are valid, treasured, and precious <3 Keep smiling! It'll all work out in the end, I promise.


Wishing you all the best, Octavian 💛

May 03, 2022 03:35

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Eleanor <3
00:38 Nov 29, 2022

omgg i love this! actually so genuinely sweet ahhh (read ur bio- ilyt<3)

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Octavian Adams
15:37 Dec 05, 2022

Haha, thank you. <3 Remind me though, have we met before? I'm sorry.

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Eleanor <3
21:42 Dec 05, 2022

no hehe we haven’t

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Octavian Adams
01:58 Dec 07, 2022

Well then it's nice to meet you, Eleanor :)

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Eleanor <3
20:43 Dec 10, 2022

u too! i do know ethan tho B)

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Octavian Adams
15:40 Jan 18, 2023

Ah, that's fun. Sadly, Ethan has left Reedsy indefinitely, but welcome to Reedsy. It's good to have you here :)

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Cooper Armstrong
14:55 Oct 25, 2022

Hey Doc! How have you been? It’s been a hot minute hasn’t it? Lol.

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Octavian Adams
04:41 Oct 26, 2022

Hey J. Cooper :) I've been doing well. You? Haha, yes it has. Sorry about that.

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Cooper Armstrong
13:09 Oct 26, 2022

DONT YOU DARE APOLOGIZE YOU AMAZING CINAMONROLL YOU!!! I SHOULD HAVE REACHED OUT SOONER BECAUSE YOU ARE AN AMAZING PERSON YOU AMAZING PERSON YOU!!! I’m glad you’re doing well. I’m doing alright too. I’ve told more people about my J name and they’ve accepted me. I’ve found some really good community that’s helped me figure out all this and it’s awesome! We have so much to catch up on. What all’s happened in ur life since last we talked?

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Octavian Adams
21:07 Oct 26, 2022

Haha, thank you! You are an amazing person too! :) Awe, that's so good! You should be proud of yourself. I'm glad you've found people you can be authentic yourself with. Not much besides hanging out with family and friends, homework, dating, and my team's upcoming soccer tournament. You? :)

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Cooper Armstrong
13:27 Oct 27, 2022

Aww thanks! Yeah, me too. My parents still don’t know, I don’t think they could ever know, but it’s good to have friends who know. It’s weird though, there’s one friend, who has been one of the most supportive, but she hasn’t asked about my new name or my pronouns (im just gonna go ahead and say pronouns, if it gets out on here then I may have to delete these messages but until then, to heck with it) so she still calls me a boy and Cooper, even in private, but she’s been super supportive in other ways. Then there’s other friends who call me ...

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Octavian Adams
22:21 Oct 27, 2022

Awe, that's so sweet of them! And I wouldn't worry about being called out here on Reedsy, most people I've seen and talked to are very nice and accepting :) Wow! That's all amazing, J. Cooper!! I believe you'll do extraordinary at all of your upcoming events! Ooh, a girl? Tell me about her? 👀 I do! I've been playing since I was seven years old and am on my school's varsity team now with my boyfriend, Easton :). He plays goalie most of the time, while I play center or attacking midfielder. I am practicing to play more of center forward and st...

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Crows_ Garden
04:51 Sep 02, 2022

I hope you're doing well/things get better<3

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Octavian Adams
20:09 Sep 06, 2022

Thank you <3

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Crows_ Garden
22:44 Sep 06, 2022

Mhm<3

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Philia S
03:13 May 18, 2022

Hey! Been a while, lol. (I mean not really but for me it is. TvT) How are you?

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Octavian Adams
15:54 Oct 03, 2022

Wow, I am so incredibly sorry. I never got a notification for this message. It has been a while. I'm doing well, you?

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Philia S
05:15 Oct 04, 2022

Lol, you did. You even responded but I purged multiple comments of mine a while back so the thread went along with it. Sorry. TvT That's nice! Likewise. :)

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Octavian Adams
20:33 Oct 20, 2022

Ohhh, alright. It's okay, I apologize too XD That's good :)

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Crows_ Garden
17:05 May 03, 2022

You seem really nice, I read your bio(a few times tbh), and I've heard a few good things about you from the others. I hope you have a good day(or night, have good sleep), and be safe.

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Octavian Adams
03:41 May 06, 2022

Thank you Leo Prince! You seem very nice too :) Echo talks about you a lot haha Have a good day/night too!

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Crows_ Garden
12:35 May 06, 2022

Thank you! : ) Oh?- : D

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Octavian Adams
13:46 May 06, 2022

You're xyr favorite subject /hj :)

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14:35 May 06, 2022

Oh-

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Octavian Adams
15:40 Jan 18, 2023

Miss and love you too, sweet Skye :) <3

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Octavian Adams
20:33 Oct 20, 2022

Oh no, you've caught me. I thought I was being so sneaky with my demonic possessions /j

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Octavian Adams
21:12 Oct 21, 2022

:Eyes: :)

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Octavian Adams
20:04 Sep 26, 2022

SkyeSkyeSkyeSkye Hello :) I've missed you too <3 How are you? :)

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Octavian Adams
15:53 Oct 03, 2022

Ah, apologies for the late reply, Been busy. I'm good though. Anything fun happen lately? :)

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Octavian Adams
20:34 Oct 20, 2022

Mm, darn weather. But there's plenty of fun things to do in each season :)

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Octavian Adams
15:26 May 17, 2022

Hello Skye <3 I'm doing alright, you? :)

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02:58 May 24, 2022

*Edited for privacy :)*

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Octavian Adams
13:46 May 24, 2022

That's alright. Would you like to make one or should I? :)

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Octavian Adams
14:02 May 03, 2022

XD I'll post one soon don't worry You are too Skye <3

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Octavian Adams
03:50 May 06, 2022

:) I'm glad I'm helpful, but you really don't need me. You're doing amazing all on your own <3

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Always, our sweet Skye <3

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