I just discovered the DejaVu blogfest a few hours ago. Having already gone through the process of resurrecting a post once this year, I knew there were other posts worth bringing to the surface. Thanks to DL Hammons for giving me the excuse to shine a light on another post that's been buried by the passage of time.
Now, before I post my actual entry for this blogfest, I wanted to mention another post that I seriously considered using in case any of you are curious about it. The runner up I considered using was a flash fiction piece called "A Complicated Suicide." This piece turned out to be funny in just the right way, and I enjoyed writing it. The inspiration for it also came quite suddenly, and this makes for some of the best writing. I ultimately decided it was a tad too long to put up here, but if you have the time, I'd love for you to take a look at that as well!
The following, my actual entry for this blogfest, was posted on Sunday, July 22, 2012. I chose this one in part because Saz101 later went on to use a quote from this post in a future blog post of her own. You can see the quote she used HERE. That was flattering enough to keep this post in mind over these last few months.
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Blogspiration is brought to you by Saz 101 and Growing Up YA. The goal is to inspire thought and dialogue by posting something that ignites that creative spark.
This week I bring you a quote that got me thinking.
As someone who loves documentaries and listening to the commentary for beloved TV shows, this quote makes perfect sense to me. The commentary track gives you an insight into the dreams of others. The narrator of a story gives you access to the dreams of your characters.
When you sleep, your dreams can clue you in to the things that are bothering you.
Listen to your dreams. Whether they be the dreams that come when you sleep or the ones that tell you where you want to be, they have meaning. As the commentary track to your life, you can use those dreams to look at what you're doing, and you may even learn how to best pursue your goal.
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The entry stuck out for me because it meant something to someone else, and as a writer, that in turn means something to me. So there you go. Be sure to check out the other entries for this cool blogfest!
Also, one last note. I'm hosting the Beginnings Blogfest on January 9, 2013. If you'd like to check it out, click HERE. And to entice you, here are the buttons you can choose from to display on your blog!