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Joined 11-06-08, id: 638079, Profile Updated: 04-26-09
Author has written 1 story for Humor.

Hello all. I'm working on 2 very large stories and around 11 smaller stories at the moment. I don't publish much of anything that isn't already complete, so I haven't published anything yet. My literary goal is to be the kind of author that regularly turns out work of the sort that English teachers put on their walls and recommend to everybody, although I'd settle for simply impressing people on FictionPress.

My avatar is Porco Rosso from the 1992 Hayao Miyazaki film Porco Rosso, during the theater scene. I chose him because out of all my favorite movie characters, he is the strangest. I highly recommend all of Miyazaki's works, including all his films and his manga, as the rest of the films by Studio Ghibli. My screen name has a story behind it. One of the things I like to do when I have free time and I can't write anything is to set up PEZ dispensers in a group, sit down across the room, and, with a rubber band and a pile of pieces of folded paper that my brother called "paper bullets", shoot them down one by one. It's fun (and not sadistic, trust me on that one). I didn't realize until later the other implications of the name, such as ending disagreement with the written word rather than with metal bullets, or that my writing would be like a bullet in some way.

While on FictionPress, I usually spend my time reviewing new writers. I review works, not people, and I review them with my characteristic brutal honesty. I believe that new writers should be reviewed with brutal honesty for the same reason I believe people shouldn't eat too much junk food: Sure, you like it, but it isn't good for you in the long run. New writers need to know what they've done so then they can get better. The object of every critic should not be to impose your own likings on writers (which is selfish on your part and damaging to writers), but to tell the writer how they can write what they are writing in a way that suits their inner vision.

One of my biggest pet peeves is the phrase "pet peeves". Something else that bothers me in a small way is when writers write stories that are obviously some sort of self-fantasy on their part, i.e. the ninja/soldier/poet boy, beautiful couples with only minor problems, etc. I also don't like it when people write about suicide or homicide, as it puts us teenage writers in a bad light. I like long, thought-out stories with developed characters (don't we all?)

That's about it. Thanks for actually reading this bio.

Current Book I'm Reading: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

Next Book I Plan on Reading: Henry IV, Part I and Henry IV, Part II by William Shakespeare

Current Criticism I'm Reading: Genius: A Mosaic of 100 Exemplary Literary Minds by Harold Bloom

Next Criticism I Plan on Reading: Uhh... got any suggestions?

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Room 1 by SparkleDot reviews
Irene is not a normal girl. She has powers beyond those of the kids at her old school. When she moves, she expects to blend in, but ends up not only standing out, but also surprising herself with the natural talents she has. Please read and review.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 10 - Words: 11,957 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 10/15/2009 - Published: 2/1/2009 - Complete
Trinity Inc by Token reviews
Matt is just a normal kid trying to survive in the real world. When he goes to find a job, he ends up getting pulled into the secret supernatural world, learning about his own powers and fighting to keep this world a complete secret. Evil is everywhere.R&
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,304 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 4/28/2009 - Published: 4/22/2009
Stealing The Light by Alanna Lioness reviews
Peter decides that it would be a good idea to rob the downtown candle store. After all, "in this economy you’ve got to save on everything you can." However, Julie does not agree and will stop at nothing to keep him from stealing her candles.
Fiction: Play - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,595 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/27/2009 - Complete
My Suicidal Teddy Bear by Remember Sunday reviews
I thought he was just another teddy bear to add to my collection. Little did I know he was alive... and suicidal.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,643 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/22/2009
Roanoke by Narc reviews
Riley is serving a life sentence in an island prison when she is rescued by the crew of the Roanoke and sold her freedom in exchange for her assistance in a rebellion against the Iorian Empire. She just wants to survive, but there may be a reason to fight
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 96,684 - Reviews: 520 - Favs: 212 - Follows: 197 - Updated: 1/19/2009 - Published: 1/1/2007
Infinite Nonsense reviews
Made collectively between me and my brother over a series of days and a series of Halloween candies. An endless one-shot. This is Utter Nonsense, a whine against both normal and abnormal conventions. Review with a light heart, please. I didn't mean it.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,105 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/23/2009 - Complete