Megalith

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Megalith

Contributor, Male, 28, from New Mexico

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"Don't let your dreams be dreams. Just do it." - Shia LeBeouf RIP 1986-2017 Mar 5, 2017

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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Apr 17, 1989 (Age: 28)
    Location:
    New Mexico
    Occupation:
    Ugh
    Favorite Writers:
    Cormac McCarthy
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    William Shakespeare
    Favorite Books:
    Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
    Blood Meridian
    Will to Power
    Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None
    Sherlock Holmes
    Favorite Quotes:
    "O man, take care!
    What does the deep midnight declare?
    I was asleep—
    From a deep dream I woke and swear:—
    The world is deep,
    Deeper than day had been aware.
    Deep is its woe—
    Joy—deeper yet than agony:
    Woe implores: Go!
    But all joy wants eternity—
    Wants deep, wants deep eternity." -Nietzsche
    Religious Beliefs:
    • Agnostic
    Political Views:
    • Libertarian Socialist
    Are You Published?:
    No
    I have been writing for a very long time now. But I haven't been writing as much as i'd like to. I need to read so many more books to help establish my voice as a writer, so I'm always looking for recommendations on people's favorites.

    My style is much more fitted for a graphic novel, a playwright, or a movie script. It's because I'm a media buff who loves Anime, Movies, TV series, and most forms of entertainment(including games/video games) that I think about it in this manner. Transforming that into a writer's voice has been quite challenging. Part of the problem is my description of things. the scenes are very vivid in my head and when I describe things I do it so methodically, that it lacks the luster that makes writing so great. The metaphor, allegory, emotional sensitivity. Like a painting, the words have to draw out emotion beyond the context, it's like deciding what colors to paint in. The reason I don't just stick to a format that would be easier for me is to add a greater depth to my stories that makes it deeper, or artsy. I know these things can be transferred from a written format to another easily, so I really want to get it down like this first, That way I have my stories in multiple formats to reach a wider audience. I think it will help with the dialogue too.

    I always think about how to break the mold. Not because I have some need to be different, but because I know how hard it is to be right. There is always a better, and striving for that is a continuous goal of mine.

    I went to college for Creative Media Technology but after one semester I knew that I could do so much better on my own. I love to draw, I haven't established my own style yet but if I get good enough I will draw my own illustrations. It depends on how the timeframe for this works out, but either way I have enough to do for a lifetime already, so to see it truly blossom I need to put in as much work as possible, to that extent you'll probably see me here for a while, but it still might be a bit before I post anything.

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    "Certainly there are some people in the Democratic Party who want to maintain the status quo. They would rather go down with the Titanic so long as they have first-class seats." -Bernie Sanders
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