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A Matter Of Words
Location: Straddling Canada and Australia
Gender: Female
Born: kicking and screaming
Member: Standard
Joined: May 2013
INFORMATION
I suppose, like any writer, sentences and words flow through my brain like a ticker-tape all day long. My ears are unintentionally pinned to people's conversations and their clothes and personal traits becomes parts of my characters.

Since joining FanStory, so many wonderful "writer-related" things have happened to me. Thanks to the FS member's feedback, my skills as a writer are improving, and I have come to view this world as nothing less than story fodder.

It truly is a crazy world out there, allowing for fictional characters and matters to be woven around and into "factual" events.

But the biggest thing of all was developing a relationship with another FanStorian - Chasennov - and actually marrying him in Perth over the holidays. We are steadily working through the divergent perspective issues incumbent with him being a poet and non-fiction writer, while I compose works that are purely fictional storytelling.

Needless to say, dinner table discussions on the perceived merits of the other's genre are interesting and very entertaining, to say the least. I suspect we will soon put the "agree to disagree" clause in our wedding vows to the test.

Yes, Fanstorians, there are stories waiting to be told and posted, so happy writing everyone!
FAVORITE QUOTE
Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation. Graham Greene
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A Matter Of Words: The sun shone as I got out of bed yesterday morning. Shortly afterwards, my world had a dark cloud hanging over it, following my reading of Dean's tribute to Pam. The loss I felt was a real as if one of my personal family members had passed away. It was upon Pam's encouragement that I sent my poem, accepting my husband's marriage proposal. She was so happy for us and we are eternally grateful to her. I know our FanStory community will miss her dearly. We will all mourn the loss of Pam, as she was our friend, pillar of encouragement, and a Poet Extraordinaire who showed all how to love deeply...To Pam - may your wings take you to new and wonderful places.
June 28, 2014 at 12:03AM
    seren james: lovely tribute words. I totally agree. God bless Pam.
    June 28, 2014 at 12:47PM
    Selina Stambi: RIP, Pam. An icon on Fanstory - sadly missed. Remembered with affection.
    July 8, 2014 at 7:23PM
    Adrianna123: I can not pay to post poems, I do not have that much money to pay for mouths. I know that it say that you cant post poems on your thoughts but you did so dose that mean I can?
    love,Adrianna123
    June 9, 2015 at 7:47PM

A Matter Of Words: Today was the one of the worst days of my life. I never thought I could be so despicable, but I was wrong. Such revelations must make for the purest writing, because it is stripped of self-delusion.
February 8, 2014 at 10:43PM
    Selina Stambi: So true ....been there. Done that! :)
    March 28, 2014 at 7:51PM
    DDLacy: lol! Sometimes we all have days like that! Truly! But the good thing...it gets better..
    April 10, 2014 at 5:35PM
    A Matter Of Words: Thanks you guys. Life just sucks, sometimes.
    April 16, 2014 at 10:03AM
    bdumalili: Hello,A.A Matter of Words, I like your information and favorite quote.
    May 3, 2014 at 5:04AM
    bdumalili: A Matter Of Words, I look forward to read more of your writings.
    May 14, 2014 at 8:20AM

A Matter Of Words: Happy New Year to all FanStorians! With the opening of 2014 I do wish that you and your loved ones are blessed with health, happiness, and prosperity. May your stories, poems and scripts flow with the ease and purity of a mountain stream.
January 5, 2014 at 12:13AM
    MidnightWriter4U: Beautiful thought. Happy New Year.
    January 5, 2014 at 6:17AM
    Selina Stambi: Happy New year, MOW - may all your writing dreams come true!
    January 6, 2014 at 9:57PM
    A Matter Of Words: Thank you Reachingforthestars for your good wishes. The very best to you in 2014.
    January 7, 2014 at 11:49PM

 
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