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Turning MD into ART

We're all creative but wasteful with our creativity.  Why not turn our daydreams into novels and other creative endeavors?

Join in!  We can all encourage each other!  We can turn our daydreaming into something "adaptive" for a change.

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Poetry

Started by Alana. Last reply by Alana Sep 13. 6 Replies

Does anyone hear like to write poetry?I love writing stories and drawing but one of the best ways I have found to express myself and really get my feelings onto a page is to write poetry.I just wrote…Continue

Tags: poetry

I finished and self published my little Children's book.

Started by Ale. Last reply by Ale Sep 11. 4 Replies

I finally did it - I finished something that took me months to do.. what normal people could have done in a week or two - it took me about 3-4 months to do. I blame it on my MDD of course.. If I…Continue

I'm finally able to share my writings...

Started by Daphne Rimsky. Last reply by Alana Sep 11. 2 Replies

Hi guys,I'd been very shy about my own writing until recently, because it meant talking about MD as well. Sometimes I DD about really ethereal stuff, with only vague images, and blurry feelings, and…Continue

Tags: confidence_boost, short_story, happy

Could Be A Best Selling Author By Now

Started by Dev Thorne. Last reply by Kaitlyn Quach Sep 10. 10 Replies

I have sosososo many story lines running in my head and the way I DD is very language oriented as well as visual and sensory. I could be a best selling author by now. If I wrote them all down.In my…Continue

Tags: block, anger, writing

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Comment by Nikki K on July 14, 2017 at 6:28pm

Personally, I have to separate my daydreams from my writings. My daydreams generally just have a main character (me...) who is essentially perfect but is thrown into a complicated plot line only to end up with the perfect happy ending, every time. That's all well and good for in my head, but it's not enough for a real story. Real written stories are tougher, because you have to give your main characters flaws, you have to make them more ordinary and relatable. That's what I think makes them worth it.

I'm curious, does anyone else feel the same way?

Comment by Fallen Messenger on September 9, 2016 at 5:30pm
I tried writing a novel too, but it sounds terrible. I know my DD stories, I just can't write them down that well, so I just write it down anyways no matter how bad it sounds and it does seem to help, because your thinking more about writing than daydreaming. I love to write, and I think we all should attempt to write our DDs out in a story. I am a poet, and that's how I express my emotions about my daydreams, so I feel it helps me. Go for it and write!
Comment by Happy on August 21, 2016 at 4:30pm
Writing daydreams out can be a God sent tallent
Comment by Nancy Johnson on January 5, 2015 at 11:39pm

I would like to learn to piece together all my different scenes or write a completed novel. I tried to write a novel before. It did help the mdd. I stayed concentrated on one story. But, I had to write all my free floating ideas down first before I started on the novel. 

I'm going to start again. 

Comment by Anne Rose Estime on May 31, 2014 at 7:16pm

everyday I come up with ideas that I have no idea or strength to make into actions, sometime it's nerve wrecking because I care about whatever idea I come up with, but as a dreamer you don't find people who agree with you as much as you imagined it in your mind.

Comment by sky high on April 9, 2013 at 5:31am

well it is a productive way of using MD i would lik to use it ,,,,,and start writing

good stories hopefully it works well and not make me more pron to MD   

Comment by Tani on April 1, 2012 at 7:01am

This writing forum needs members!

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