me the murph

anonymous asked:

Murven text post AU where Raven and Roan are dating and Murphy schemes to break them up because HE SAW HER FIRST AND THAT ICE NATION BASTARD HAD NO RIGHT TO ASK HER ON A DATE BEFORE HE DID! 😉

The Island of Misfit Delinquents

10:09 am


Murph-Man: Your mom?

Caw Caw Little Birdy: THIS GIRL

Caw Caw Little Birdy: Dammit Murphy

Caw Caw Little Birdy: You fun-sucking, last-piece-of-pizza snatcher, lotioned foot slipping around in a sock, uncouth garbage human, son of a bitch

Blake 1: You’ve gotten real creative with your insults lately

Blake 2: Rey just shit on your entire life son

Commander Clarke: #loveofmylife

Blake 1: #rude

Caw Caw Little Birdy: ANYWAY

Caw Caw Little Birdy: Roan’s got it all planned out He’s picking me up at seven and we’re going to a fancy dinner and a show. There’s also talk about getting coffee as we leisurely stroll back to my apartment under the light of a thousand brilliant stars, conversing about interesting topics 

Murph-Man: Roan Azgeda: A modern day Jane Austen

Blake 2: Calm yo tits, Mr. Darcy

Commander Clarke: Murphy is SUCH a Darcy

Murphy-Man: Wut

Blake 1: Clarke is Jane Bennet and I’m Mr. Bingley

Blake 2: I’ve always wanted to be a snotty society lady

Blake 2: Count me in as Caroline Bingley 

Murph-Man: I actually hate you all????

Caw Caw Little Birdy: I’M LIZZIE BENNET

Caw Caw Little Birdy: Watch me read all the books and slay men’s hearts with a slightly haughty attitude

Caw Caw Little Birdy: I deserve more than to be married off to a rich man I don’t love to save my father’s estate 

Commander Clakre: ^^^ Same

Blake 2: ^^^ My new Instagram bio 

Blake 1 + Murph-Man

10:40 am

Blake 1: So……

Blake 1: How you doing with all this?

Blake 1: And by this, I mean Raven and Roan

Blake 1: And by Raven and Roan I, of course, mean them dating 

Blake 1: Murphy?

Murph-Man: Sorry I can’t guzzle vodka and text at the same time

Blake 1: It’s not even noon dude

Murph-Man: Then I’ll put the vodka in some orange juice

Murph-Man: Make some toast

Murph-Man: Call it brunch

Murph-Man: Like a middle-aged rich white woman

Blake 1: Buddy…… no

The Island of Misfit Delinquents

12:34 pm

Caw Caw Little Birdy: When you actually care about how this date will go so you shave your legs

Blake 1: Wow, when should we expect to receive the invitations to your wedding?

Murph-Man: Too much work. Just wear sweatpants and call it done

Commander Clarke: Darcy strikes again

Misson imPOSSIBLE 

2:15 pm

Blake 2 added King Azgeda to the group chat

Blake 2: Plan is working perfectly

Blake 2: Or WAS

Commander Clarke: Don’t be passive aggressive to my boyfriend 

Caw Caw Little Birdy: Yeah just be flat out aggressive towards him

Blake 1: Well maybe next time we try and secretly try and set up our friends, yOU GUYS WON’T BASE THE PLAN AROUND ME TRYING TO COMFORT PEOPLE

King Azgeda: Our first mistake

Blake 1: Roan you absolute winter coat made out of Wookie fur

Blake 1: Fight me 

King Azgeda: With pleasure

Blake 2: #TeamRoan

Commander Clarke: (I-think-tf-not-you-trickass-bitch.jpeg)


Caw Caw Little Birdy: We WANT Murphy to come and try to stop the date. Not be drunk off his ass

Blake 1: Before we all start yelling at me again, I DID fix things

Blake 1: Miller is covering Murphy’s shift at the precinct tonight. Jasper and Monty are on their way with coffee and the world’s greasiest burgers to sober Murphy up

Blake 2: Then Bell and I will go over right around the time Roan picks Raven up and trick Murphy into sabotaging the date

King Azgeda: And double check him for weapons before he leaves for said sabotage 

King Azgeda: That’s important 

The Island of Misfit Delinquents

6:43 pm

Caw Caw Little Birdy: I look bomb if I do say so myself

Blake 2: Yeahhhhhhhhhh Rey

Blake 2: Get. Some. ;) 

Commander Clarke: Bow-chicka-bow-wow

Murphy-Man: Bow-chicka-bow-wow?

Murph-Man: My eyes have been sinned upon

Commander Clarke: SEND A PIC OF YOUR DRESS

Caw Caw Little Birdy: (Date-Night.jpeg)

Blake 1: Our little girl is all grown up

Commander Clarke: 21 years of sleepless nights, blood, sweat and tears… All for this moment

Caw Caw Little Birdy: Thanks mom and dad <3

Murph-Man: You look really really pretty Rey 

Mission imPOSSIBLE

8:09 pm

King Azgeda: We should have picked a restaurant that served an actual meal

Caw Caw Little Birdy: What even are these portions

Caw Caw Little Birdy: My name is a bird, but I do NOT eat like one

Blake 2: Murphy has left Casa De La Sadness and is on the move

Blake 2: I repeat, on the MOVE

Blake 1: dfsjghorejgirjgjbfdk 


Caw Caw Little Birdy: FAILamy Blake 

Murph-Man + Nathan Miller


Murph-Man: Hey man what beat are you patrolling tonight?

Nathan Miller: The usual 

Murph-Man: That’s good

Nathan Miller: These vague texts aren’t tho

Murph-Man: If you want to pass a polygraph, you drive really slow to the Dropship Theater and you do NOT look closely at the face of the man with the baseball bat when that call comes out

Nathan Miller: WTF 

Mission imPOSSIBLE

9:24 pm

Commander Clarke: I’m stationed at the coffee shop across from the theater

Commander Clarke: Also, this coffee tastes like piss so it’s a good thing this whole date is fake because if I were Raven and Roan bought me coffee from this place?

Commander Clarke: I’d dump it all over that nice-ass suit and there would be NO second date

King Azgeda: wow ok

Blake 1: I’m in love?????

Blake 2: Murphy’s on the move


Blake 1: I’m stuck in traffic what’s happening !!!!!!!!!?

Commander Clarke: Roan looks like a gallant European prince 

Commander Clarke: Murphy looks like a disheveled…. Well just like straight up disheveled in a big old grandpa sweater and dark jeans

Blake 2: Roan snatched that bat from Murphy right quick

Blake 1: Catch them hands too lmao

Blake 2: You right lols

Commander Clarke: We’re like all sitting together watching this right now? And we’re texting each other?

King Azgeda: Raven dragged Murphy back around to the parking lot so they could scream at each other in private. And make out

King Azgeda: (my-longest-yeah-boi-ever.jpeg)

Blake 2: You’ve done well young grasshopper 

Blake 1: Yeah come across the street and I’ll buy you a cup of coffee as a thank you 

King Azgeda: The same coffee your girlfriend said tasted like piss?

Blake 1: That’d be the one

The Island of Misfit Delinquetns 

11:02 pm

Caw Caw Little Birdy: (We-Cute-AND-an-Offical-Couple.jpeg)

Blake 1: Murphy flipping the camera off as you guys kiss is everything I expected your relationship to be 


Blake 2: My skin is clear, my bank account is full, an angel delicately plays the harp in the background 


Murph-Man: Pass

Blake 1: Pass

Caw Caw Little Birdy: Sometimes I’m jealous over how in sync you guys are

Blake 2: *added King Azgeda to Island of Misfit Delinquents*

King Azgeda: Happy for you guys!

Murph-Man: I could have done without the emotional trauma tho tbh

Murph-Man: I’m only 178 pounds of delicate pale skin and sarcasm

Murph-Man: I’m fragile

Caw Caw Little Birdy: It was the only way

Blake 2: We knew your anger would win over your pride

King Azgeda: Why confess your feelings when you can try and beat the fake boyfriend with a baseball bat and hope your point gets across as you shatter the competitions knees?

Blake 2: I would have intervened before he shattered your knees

King Azgeda: Thanks babe <3


Commander Clarke: YOOOOOOOOOOOO 


Caw Caw Little Birdy: It was supposed to go- Go on Fake date, Murphy confesses his feelings (finally) and Octavia somehow breaks the news to her brother that she’s daTING ROAN

Blake 2: I was going to buy him a history book and get him about three glasses of fancy wine deep before I told him

Blake 2: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

King Azgeda: …….. well this is awkward



Commander Clarke: Guys you gotta break stuff to him gently he has the heart of an 87-year-old man

Caw Caw Little Birdy: He’s gonna go BOOM


Murph-Man: I’d actually like to retract my earlier statement about double dates and propose a TRIPPLE date instead 

Murph-Man: I think that would be good for our friend group 

  • Murphy: wow, the stars are really beautiful
  • Murphy: yeah they are
  • Murphy: you know what else is beautiful?
  • Murphy: [pretends he's blushing] what?
  • Murphy: Bellamy
  • Murphy: ...
  • Murphy: ...
  • Murphy: [takes a shot of vodka and cries] I'M SO ALONE

10:00 AM CrossFit, check! In true Memorial Day form, today’s workout was the Hero WOD, Murph.

1 mile run
100 pull ups (50 with green and red bands)
200 push-ups (100 on my knees)
300 squats (150)
1 mile run
Time: 43:47. I split the exercises up between the 1-mile runs with my sister. All the whiteboards were taken so we had to improvise.

Running is NOT my strong suit, so my goal was to not walk any of it, even if it was the slowest jog ever, and I did it!

🇺🇸Hope everyone has a safe Memorial Day! 🇺🇸

Finale tonight!!

so i finally got tagged in those bellarke fam selfie nights so i thought i’d finally post some selfies of me on here. thanks to @murph-amy and @alwaysbellamyblake for tagging me!!!

couple months old and super blurry but great memories attached. halloween. slutty fairy. massive cleavage. absinthe. could barely operate the camera.

this is me sans makeup with my pink hair. lot less blurry. anyone i don’t talk to many people on here so im gonna tag a few people im familiar with. 

@chancellorskabby @bellamyaugustus @vintage-bellarke @hereforbobmorley

@bel-ami-blake @the-rebelliousgirl @mountainbellamy @bellamysfern @scofieldspecter @bellamyblakeiseverything

reedusteinrambles  asked:

Love letter from Murp mo chailín, my girl Ye never far from me thoughts even in his damned cell with me stupid brother Con. I miss ye lass, so much it hurts me heart. I know I will get to ye somehow, I love you so much lass. Con says he loves ye too, not like me though aye? Con says all we need is a plan n some rope, him and his stupid fuckin' rope, but if it meant I could get to ye I would. Mo ghrá thú (I Love You) Always thinking of ye lass, All me love, Murph 💚



I was having a really shit day and this just made me smile.

Thank you. ❤️❤️

anonymous asked:

Hi! Congrats for your blog. I think your posts are very interesting :) How do yo write realistic and complex dialogues? Thank you!

Hi and thank you! ^_^

Great question. I used to be pretty clueless about what made good dialogue. I even bought two books on dialogue, and they were helpful, but didn’t give me the answers or depth I was looking for. They were more about the basics. I’ve tried to study dialogue over the years and I’ll share what I know. This is assuming you already know the basics. If not, or you need a refresher, here are some great articles:

Keep it Simple: Keys to Realistic Dialogue (Part 1)
Keep it Simple: Keys to Realistic Dialogue (Part 2)

To be honest, I don’t agree with everything in those articles, but I agree with 99% of it and all of those points are what you will hear taught in the writing world. But here are more tips beyond that:

-Beyond the Basics-

(Don’t) Tell Me How You Really Feel

In Making Shapely Fiction by Jerome Stern, Stern notes:

“Advice about dialogue generally starts with discussing what your characters say. It might be better to start off with what your characters don’t say and the way they don’t….the more intense the feelings, the more likely people are to say the opposite of what they really mean. If you want to keep a high level of tension, keep the dialogue evasive, filled with suppressed information and unstated emotion.”

He also says that how a character sits, stands, fidgets, pauses, or adverts eyes can be as important as his or her words.

Three examples of narratives that follow Stern’s advice are The Office,The Hunger Games, and The Lord of the Rings, and I have those example here. (It looks like the first video no longer works, but the other stuff is there).


Character Voice

Dialogue is influenced by character voice. They aren’t the same thing, but they definitely relate.

Voice is made up of two things–what the character talks about, and how she says it. In other words:

What the Character Talks about + How She Says it = Voice

Voice is its own thing, but you can learn how to master it better in these articles I wrote.

What You Need to Know Most About Character Voice
What Else You Need to Know Most About Character Voice

- Advanced - 


Without a doubt I have found that subtext is one of the biggest keys to writing killer dialogue, if not the biggest. It relates to what I touched on earlier–what’s not said and the way it’s not. And yet it’s so much more! Subtext makes dialogue both complex and realistic. It’s definitely a challenge to learn and gain control of, but it’s so worth it. Uugh, I am a huge fan of subtext now!

It would take too long to include everything about subtext here, but luckily I have an entire article about what it is, how it works, and how to do it:

How to Write What’s Not Written (Subtext)

Mastering this alone will take your dialogue to the next level.

Other than subtext, there are a few other techniques that can really make your dialogue awesome, and you can read and learn about them in depth here. But in short:

Mini Context Shifts

A context shift usually happens when new information enters the story that changes our understanding of what is going on. It can also happen when a character reacts to information a certain way. Their reaction gives us a new context to view things through. You can have characters use mini context shifts in their conversations. For example, from Interstellar:

Cooper: After your mom came along, she said something to me that I never quite understood. She said, “Now we’re just here to be memories for our kids.” I think I understand now what she meant. Once you’re a parent, you’re the ghost of your children’s future.
Murph: You said ghosts didn’t exist.

Context shift: Cooper is talking about a metaphorical ghost, but Murph’s response shifts the context to a literal ghost (the one in her room), and by doing that, in her anger, she’s able to throw what Cooper said earlier about ghosts in his face.

Cooper: That’s right, Murph. Look at me. I can’t be your ghost right now. I need to exist.

Context shift: Instead of becoming a victim to Murph’s tactics, Cooper seizes the new context, and shifts it again to the metaphorical, building on his own previous words for his benefit. “That’s right … . I need to exist.”

Character Circuitry 

In the last example, Cooper and Murph create circuitry in their conversation by taking, responding, and building off one another’s words. You can’t take their lines and rearrange them, because each exchange is building off the other. They have circuitry.

I know that some people might read that and go “Duh! Of course they respond to one another. It’s a conversation!”

Responding is one thing, but building off it for a stronger, more interesting, more entertaining effect is another.  For example:

Just responding:
Cooper: After your mom came along, she said something to me that I never quite understood. She said, “Now we’re just here to be memories for our kids.” I think I understand now what she meant. Once you’re a parent, you’re the ghost of your children’s future.
Murph: Dad, don’t go.
Cooper: I have to, Murph.
Murph: The books say “stay,” Dad.
Cooper: I’ve got to go.

Cooper: After your mom came along, she said something to me that I never quite understood. She said, “Now we’re just here to be memories for our kids.” I think I understand now what she meant. Once you’re a parent, you’re the ghost of your children’s future.
Murph: You said ghosts didn’t exist.
Cooper: That’s right, Murph. Look at me. I can’t be your ghost right now. I need to exist. They chose me. Murph, They chose me. You saw it. You’re the one who led me to them.
Murph: That’s exactly why you can’t go. I figured out the message. One word. Know what it is?

By having the characters building on what the other said, we get stronger circuitry. 

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  • what she says: i'm fine

100 Days of Happy :: Day 4
(Also daily check in for 05.25.17)
Today was a doozy. I hit cardio hard in the AM for close to an hour and a half. I spent a half hour rolling out and an hour of yoga to loosen me up for Murph. I went in terrified of the workout (first time doing it), but ended up suprising myself. I got really introspective leading up to Murph and decided to be more than my excuses. No whining. No bullshit. Taped my shoulder and hit the ground running. Just because I couldn’t RX does mean I couldn’t do it at all. Next year I’ve got a goal to do unassisted pullups and throw on the weight vest.
Got two additional friends to join me (beyond my husband and brother in law) and they reeeally felt it. It’s always nice when you get a big group of people together who are willing to really push it.

Connor POV

“Oh I will find one mo ghrà” I smirked at Maddie. I felt m'jeans get tight again. I needed t'is lass tied up in my rope so I could have m'way wit her. I tried t'control m'mind as I ate. Maddie and Violet sure could cook. Me and Murph practically inhaled t'food it was t'at good. It felt good having a home cooked meal. “Amazing, this is so good t'anks lasses” I smiled as I ate. I rubbed Maddie’s leg in appreciation and winked at her. I smiled at Violet, Murph was holding her hand and smiling so wide, he really was completely smitten. He loved affection and in Violet he had found everyt'ing he needed. I couldn’t believe how lucky we both were. I kissed Maddie’s cheek and t'anked her.