Creative Writing

“You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”

Annie Proulx

Be Inspired To Not Wait To Live

I could die tomorrow. I could die today. I could die in an hour. In any moment that comes could be my last. So, why am I so afraid of living? Why should I worry what others think? Why am I so afraid of the judgement? I could […]

Craving Seasons Of Life

Where does it all come from? When I lay down in the late hours and decide to wake back up. Where does it all come from? This is the hardest poem to write of all. For there is too much out there that is rough as broken shards […]

Creature Of Freedom

Sometimes I look up at the twirling blades. The blades of the wind creator on the ceiling. I will turn it off and watch as the speed goes down to a slow dance. Moving in a perfect rhythm, like the melodic beat of a heart. I will be […]

Always And Forever

She seemed to always remember. Always remember the way the sun reflected in his eyes. Flecks of gold dazzling through and through. Golden perfection that matched his dark, wild hair. Gorgeous and magnetizing, she thought to herself. “What?” he asks, noticing her gaze. “Nothing,” she shakes her head, […]

Growing As A Person (300 Follows)

Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go. E. L. Doctorow I have been telling stories all my life. Before I could write, I loved to tell my family stories. I loved to make my many siblings laugh with characters I made up. […]

Miss Midnight

Oh, Miss Midnight. The splendid marvels in the sky are such a rarity to me. An exhibition of heavenly curiosity. Imagination set up in the grace of allurement. Stunning display of wonder. A sensation of passion spreading through the gleam of your eyes. I write best late at […]

3 a.m. Thoughts

What would it be like if I wasn’t a writer? To not wake up in the early hours. When the stars are still out, and the moon is taking its turn to explore. Where I cannot fall back into the darkness of sleep because I have too many […]

Children At Heart

Why are writers important? Many people wonder this when they hear that someone they know is working towards a career in writing. Why is writing important? Sure, we know that there are many writing opportunities and careers that are important but why is writing novels important? Why is […]

The Unsigned Writer Inside Us All

Dear Readers, You might be wondering…what is an Unsigned Writer? Why is this idea going on with the Unsigned Writer? Okay, look, I’ll tell you now. What it takes…what it means…why we do it? Wait…we? Who’s we? Why…it’s me and the Unsigned Writer, of course. Confused yet? Let […]

Just Write!

Why is it that we hesitate? We have the inspiration and we have the ability to create the words, so why do we stop ourselves?

The Holiday Disease

It’s as if the New Year was only yesterday. Now it’s time for the holidays to start the yearly explosion that spreads the airborne, extremely contagious, holiday disease. The symptoms begin right after Thanksgiving, the day after that special Friday that everyone brave enough, decides to go shopping. […]

My Story (Introduction of the Author)

Dear Readers, Welcome to the Unsigned Writer! Thank you for visiting. I thought that since I’ve just reached a good amount of published writing, I might as well explain how I started writing and what I’m all about. My name is J. M. Lilin and I am an […]

A Small World After All

I have a mission for you, and you gotta do this mission before you read the rest of this post. It’ll only take about a minute of your time, and then come back to reading this. I want you to run outside and lie straight down on the […]

Writer And The Window

The Writer sits alone. She is in a booth at a restaurant. No food at her table, no people beside her. Her family is there, but she’s chosen to sit apart from them. Not because she’s angry, but because their table is full, each seat occupied. The Writer […]

Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast,” Alice Kingsley. The only thing is, do you ever wonder if those six things that you think of are real? What if they weren’t just something you simply believed in? What if they weren’t impossible? What […]