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Letters From Camp: Another Day

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Wow, I can’t believe it!  Another day of camp has come and gone.  I am really having a great time!  Frolicking with all sorts of magical creatures! I didn’t know there were so many different types of unicorns!  And don’t get me started on mermaids!  It is a shame you couldn’t join me at camp this year, I am really missing your company!  Ah well, there is always next year!

Say, did you know that I did not do a single drop of writing yesterday?!?  Nope, not one.  I know… it is sad really.  Ok, the truth of the matter is, I did a ton of writing, but not a single word on Mo Thuras.  But not to worry, I am still enjoying camp and I am still ahead of schedule!  I will get back with the program today I promise.  It was the mermaids fault!  No really! They distracted me with all the frolicking today and then when the unicorns joined in the fray how was I suppose to not join in! I mean honestly.

You know that you totally would have joined in the fun too!  Besides, there was a full moon last night.  I couldn’t help but run and play.  Well I am sure that at some point today I will forge on ahead. After all my distractions I am bound to have new and fun creative ideas.  In fact I already had one! I know the next thing I am going to write. It is not story exactly.  No, it is instead Lana’s diary!  You know, we all need for Melody to have something right! I was delighted how she told me tonight that she has her máthair’s diary!  So I am sure not only will there be glimpses of her reading that through the novel, learning more of her history, the truth she so desperately is searching for, and yet more questions.  And maybe, just maybe the help to the ultimate answer she will figure out to “save the world”. *laughs* Or whatever it is she is supposed to do through this journey called life!

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Well, I have to say, it is getting late, and I want this posted early in the morning.  I hope to hear from you soon!  Please, tell me your adventures? What have you been doing? Is there distractions for you as well?

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Letters of Questioning: An Idea Formed

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A thought was had, an idea formed, here is the results, for all to share!

Dreamland’s Insurgents,
It is with great joy I pen this letter to you! I propose that we embark on a journey. A forming of a treatise if you will, on the concepts that plague us in the depth of our writing journeys thus far in life. I know, dear friend, that you may wonder on why I bring this quest to you, but think on it… the value and meaning in the words we could create here! The world and the importance of our words and its impact.
We are intellectual beings on this writing journey. We see the world around us with our mind, and express that best with our words… with philosophy and thought. So I put it before you and ask what would you see in an endeavor like this? What would you choose to get out of the sharing of ideas? Journeying together to find the “real” meaning and ideas in this practice we call writing? What value and meaning would you find in a personal philosophical writing treatise?

Deeply Troubled, Lost to Concepts beyond all control,
Random

 

You can find his response here:

 

Dear Random,
Let me remind you of the helpful words of England’s most renowned philosopher, Douglas Adams: “Don’t panic.” If the concepts “plague” you, you should probably have a nice cup of tea and relax. That’s like aiming for a nightmare when you just want a nap! But to answer your question – for me, no doubt, there’s the most value in the written word when it’s shared – why would anyone write without an intended audience? Even if it’s just a future self…. We’re social creatures! In writing no less, so of course why not collaborate? If for nothing else, than to soothe that occasional malaise of melancholy which meaning might stir in your heart. Your questions, of course, need to be answered – they are at the heart of the writing experience like a hidden fire…. When do you decide it is time to take a journey? Is it a call, an impulse – lightning hitting your brain?

Dancing around the chaos,
Dreamland’s Insurgents

 

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