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Meredith Dustin
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United States
Most of my work is not featured in my main gallery. Check the folders to see the majority of my work.

I'm a writer by nature, but am also quite interested in photography, digital art, artisan crafts, and traditional mediums. I am bisexual, ENFP, spiritual and intellectual. I love hearing the stories of others even more than I enjoy writing as a way of creating my own.

Oh, and to be of note, I have used a few pen names in the past. These are: Mara David, Valerie Namida, and Hunter Tavin.

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Been a while since I posted any writing, so just an update...
I've been stuck in a bit of a rut recently. A close friend of mine passed away in January, and since then it's been hard for me to produce any writing that I feel comfortable sharing here. But I've been writing.

I have a couple of short stories that I've written and am currently in the process of editing: a suspense/horror story called "Drowning" and a contemporary drama called "Early Bird".

"Drowning" follows a man whose life and sanity have been on a steady decline since the love of his life, a woman named Renaissance (or "Rene"), died suddenly and tragically. His grief becomes obsession, and his obsession becomes madness--and slowly, he comes undone, leaving a trail of destruction in his wake.

"Early Bird" follows a family--mother, father, and two sons--in the time surrounding a life-altering crisis. The narrative structure is somewhat experimental--it jumps back and forth in time around "the day of" [the crisis] and shows how each individual was affected by the event as well as how their relations had become strained in the time leading up to the event. The story I've written focuses mainly on the perspective of the older son (Danny), but I'm considering writing a second story about the same family that would focus mainly on the younger son (Mark). One of the pivotal events that takes place before the timeline covered within the story is that Mark, at 18 years old, got into a huge fight with the father that resolved with him packing his bags and leaving, and although the consequences of this event are shown in the first story, the background (why they fought, why Mark decided to leave, etc.) aren't really explained, and I'm considering giving that its own story.

Once the editing is done on these, I'll publish them on DevArt. I'm also trying to write a piece about my friend, but it's proven challenging...she's the type of person who it's very hard to squeeze into words, I'd need a thousand languages--each more broad than the last--to find the right words to describe the impact she had on me, and the space she's left behind in this world.

Peace out, y'all.


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Samurai-Akita Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! I am so sorry but I was ill and then it took me to come back. I finished the furret a while ago. After holidays I'll send you the photo : )
davidcb Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi! Hello! How are you?
Xtemporary-insanityX Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional Writer
I am totally awesome, as always. I'm more awesome than the man in the moon smoking a rainbow joint and hallucinating purple cows. Yourself?
davidcb Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just got a job working as a dev on a minecraft server so I can afford to spend the rest of my time killing dragons, robots, and Nazis. So, overall, very good.
Xtemporary-insanityX Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional Writer
wh0rem0ans Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Thanks :frail:
theresahelmer Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks for the watch
Gilliann Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
Thank you sooo much for the watch!
Sorry for the delay of my answer but I'm not using this profile from a while... So if you have the chance here's my facebook page with a lot of new stuff yet unposted here...
Maybe take a look at it (and why not, leave a like :P )I will gladly appreciate it! :)
comsic Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for the favourite! :-) check out the best work of mine if interested at…

Greetings, Jesse :-)
PlaviDemon Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for fave and Watch me for more arts
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