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  1. So I found this old image on my Photobucket...

    by , February 18th, 2012 at 09:42 PM (Beam's Blog of Writing and Other Things.)

    ... And now I feel compelled to write something about it.

  2. Scientific and Technical Writing, and Books on Depression.

    by , February 15th, 2012 at 09:34 PM (Beam's Blog of Writing and Other Things.)
    So I've been going to school now for like, three years and only just registered into my school library system to check out some books from a campus library. And if my parents could actually see what I was checking out, I'm pretty sure they'd flip, since all of my books are about depression and treating depression.

    It's my writing project for my scientific and technical writing course, actually; the main project of the class is to come up with a problem, a way to solve it, and a proposal ...
  3. Utena Manga (in a nutshell).

    by , February 12th, 2012 at 01:36 AM (Beam's Blog of Writing and Other Things.)
    So, I just finished reading the full manga for Utena; only five volumes, very short compared to the anime. I'm not actually going to bother with a full review of the thing, just comment on a few thoughts I had while reading that more or less stayed consistent throughout the whole thing.

    - Anthy here doesn't get nearly as much focus and development as she does in the anime; a lot of the focus is on Touga or Akio, Utena's straight love interests. All the same, though, I can't say I don't ...
  4. The Wild Mind of a Fanfic Writer: Like Glass.

    by , February 10th, 2012 at 03:14 PM (Beam's Blog of Writing and Other Things.)
    Debated what my first fanfic blog post should be about, then I remembered this lovely little piece and decided to discuss it, controversy it caused be damned. I do like it quite a lot, and the reaction to it overall was positive, so here's a quick look at what went into the short piece "Like Glass".

    I suppose before I discuss "Like Glass" itself, I should discuss what inspired it; namely, my dislike of HF True and how I felt it was lacking in several aspects. Now, ...
  5. How I waste my free time.

    by , February 9th, 2012 at 09:21 PM (Beam's Blog of Writing and Other Things.)
    I got HoTD. English dub, high quality.


    ... And okay yes, because HoTD is totally my guilty pleasure series, even if I didn't need to go back to it for Steel.

    Please don't judge me.
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