Defiance

"Are you sure you don't want to talk to the priest?" "Positive." He stared straight ahead in the most stubborn and irritated fashion, as if his own execution was a waste of his time. "Alright." The executioner shrugged, but it was obvious that he was annoyed. The boy gave the herald the most disrespectful stare …

The Proven Way to Have Better Writing

Remember that time you wrote something and thought it was the best thing ever? I mean, it was so awesome that you got crazy excited and had to restrain yourself from showing it to everyone you knew. You were already getting yourself fired up about all the praise and attention everyone was going to shower …