Brianna L. Tibbetts

I'm a ginger creative writer in the Pacific Northwest. I have trouble sleeping, I'm mildly homicidal, and I love stories. Also, lemon is the best flavour.

Alien Intrusion

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Back in October of 2017, my family's church was blessed to be able to welcome Gary Bates, the CEO of Creation Ministries International, to speak. My father has been an avid follower of the science supporting Creation for decades, and my brother and I were both raised in a home that thoroughly supported and affirmed the concept of Biblical Creation. As a child, it boggled my mind that there were people who weren't on board with the idea of Creation...
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Welcome Back, Alex!

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When I was about eleven, my mother asked me to read a book she had heard about, with the goal of seeing if it was appropriate for my eight-year-old brother. The book was Stormbreaker, the first in the Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz. While my brother did end up eventually reading most of the series, I'm the one who purchased them all and re-read them numerous times. Usually when I buy books, especially series, I get the same editions....
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Story Lovers

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I've just returned home from attending my first ever legitimate ComicCon. I've gone to smaller scale events before, but those have been more focused events. Most notably, ever year I attend a local science fiction and fantasy convention that has a dedicated writing track, which has me in and out of panels with authors and editors from Thursday afternoon through Sunday afternoon every spring. ComicCon is a different animal. It's larger, so it has the ability to appeal to a...
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One Step Forward...

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Writing is an "ebb and flow" sort of process. Sometimes, I make great strides. Last November, I took a nine thousand-ish word short story I wrote in college and rewrote it into a forty-five thousand-ish word novella. One step forward. Now, it needs to be edited, and to a certain extent, completely rewritten. Brainstorming, story-boarding, and a lot of thought have gone into this process, but the editing itself is nowhere near complete. Two steps back. This is a pattern...
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Viewing Complexity

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The other night, my family and I sat down to watch a film called The Song. It was about a musician who turned away from his marriage and family due to the temptations being in the spotlight afforded him. Ultimately the film follows his journey through recovery and returning to his family, but not before Jed, the main character, goes through some pretty significant struggles. The film itself was well done and followed a set of storytelling parameters that were...
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