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Conversations 18 - Another Year With You

Do you know what awkward feels like? It's when I take weeks to gather the words and the courage to talk to you only to find myself frozen with fear as nervousness runs around in my head when I have you standing a foot away from me. It gets worse when I have to express my feelings for you. It's at that moment when the mind starts paying way too much attention to other body functions, stealing the words away from my mouth and forcing the little few that make it through to come out in a stammer. As for the rest of the confidence, it goes missing with the transparent facial expressions that everyone else seems to notice and the cunning somebodies calling them out. Do you know what affection feels like? It's when I manage to stand in front of you with a hopeful expression and all the hooting and name calling in the background; searching for meaningless words when your own expressions of love deliver me the happiness that it both overwhelming and encouraging. It's when

The New Year Is Coming Soon. What's the Plan?

Between all the high and low points of my writing, this blog has been around for over five years now. What started out as a log of a magical story of infinite success, now showcases tales of love and life, mixed with seemingly random thoughts and ideas of the human mind. It began in March of 2013 - at a time when I wanted to tell every possible story that I can find in the world, across a variety of subjects and channels - targeting an overwhelming goal for a single person. Then came the revisions, a new set of targets to achieve based on a much better analysis of my own self and my abilities. There was a draft of a full-length novel that featured, probably, the worst of my writing and storytelling while defining my own ambition to tell a story for all the right reasons. It still took a few more revisions and analysis to get to this point - writing new stories, deleting the bad ones, taking down the unfinished projects and a few more steps. The start of the new year al

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