ShowtimeOuch. It hurts.Showtime by ~black-lace909
Oh well, put up with it.
My dress is uncomfortable.
The sleeves itch.
My hair is pulled back too tight.
My headpiece is too heavy, with too many pins.
I want to scratch my nose, but I can’t mess up my makeup.
My ribbons are tight, it feels like circulation is being cut off.
The tape around my feet scratches.
At least my ribbons won’t come undone.
The dressing room is now flooded with people. That’s one act finished.
This is my act now.
We all quickly check ourselves.
Buttons done up, shoes tied up, makeup done, hair off face.
Hey! Has anyone seen my prop?
The mechanical whirring of the curtain can be heard from backstage.
The music starts, loud and clear.
I can feel the song.
My heart is beating in my chest.
I take a look around, even though the lights are dimmed.
The younger girls look even more nervous than me.
It’s their first concert.
I know exactly how they’re feeling.
Excitement, anxiousness, this uncontrollable energy.
Writing Lesson: Naming Your CharacterYour character's name is one of the most important decisions you have to make when writing a story. There are tons of resources for naming your characters (baby name websites being my personal favorite) but there are also many things you should take into consideration. Here are some do's and don'ts in no particular order.Writing Lesson: Naming Your Character by *Kitsunechann
Similar names for twins I read an article on names recently that expressly forbid the use of matching or similar twin names because it was "overdone". While yes, naming your twins Jayden and Kayden can be a bit tacky sounding, the truth is that people do it. A lot. I've personally met a pair of identical twins named Kirsten and Kristen. Do I think their parents are crazy? A little, but when you're choosing names for your twins, it's hard not to look for rhyming or alliteration. For writers, my only suggestion is to make them visually different enough that readers can tell them apart. Jace and Jackson are easy twin names to read, but
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