notebook secrets

When a bad guest leaves

Sometimes, as much as we try to be polite, we can’t help but be relieved to see people leave after an extended stay. Maybe they overstayed their welcome, or were more of a nuisance than you anticipated when you offered the invitation. But now they’re gone, and the cleansing and banishing can begin!

Cleanse your space

An annoying guess can leave your house in physical and emotional turmoil. Wash sheets and tidy up the space they stayed in for sanitary purposes, but also to banish the negative energy they brought with them. Once you’ve finished cleaning, take a broom and sweep all the negativity out the front door.

Cleanse yourself

Bad guests are stressful. Your guest may be gone, but the stress that’s piled up during their stay is still present. Calming bath helps physically relax while also soaking away any negativity that clung to you while you were cleaning. Finish the bath off with an exfoliating body scrub to wash the ick away, and lotion as a physical protective ward (and necessary hydration!).

Practice grounding

Having visitors can be limiting, and it’s likely some aspect of your daily routine has been interrupted during their stay. Now is the time to reclaim things and make your space feel like home again. Once your decor is as it should be and secret notebooks are out of hiding, light some incense or candles to help give the area an emotional reset. Hearty, filling meals (like things containing root vegetables) help provide emotional grounding.

Set up wards

This isn’t a necessary step, but it’s a good added precaution. When you get sick you become more susceptible to other infections, and the same can happen with spaces filled with negativity. Setting up a few wards can help to repel any other gunk that ends up being drawn your way. Because the issue is someone who brought negativity into your home, the best placement for wards would likely be your overall home or property, the room they stayed in, and where they slept. The type of ward varies by personal preference and the issues brought on by their presence.

anonymous asked:

Hello! Just wondering but will you be continuing the swan princess au? Because all I can imagine now is the ball where their dancing and how would that logistically work out? Because in the original, the assistant witch turns into Odette and does that mean that Zarkon's hench person thing has to try and seduce Lance/Derek (Not hard, but he only has eyes for conspiracy nerd this time round) I need to see them arguing as kids! >w<

Will I be continuing the Swan Princess AU? Hell yes, my friend. This is only a tiny fraction of the notes I’ve got for it (that’s The Notebook, by the way):

I’ve got pages and pages of part script and near finished plot outline, with some actual storyboarding mixed in for key panels. This is a really big project and I’ve unfortunately not had the time in amongst all my commissions and zines and full time work to knuckle down and make any progress. Eventually the plan is for it to be a full length comic. 

The open pages in the notebook are actually the plan for the opening of the ballroom scene you’ve asked about. Obviously the main villain set-up here is Zarkon/Rothbart and Haggar/Bridget, and if I were going scene for scene it would be Haggar who disguises herself as Keith in order to seduce Lance at the ball, but you are forgetting one key player here.

Summon Prince Lotor…

*waggles eyebrows*


  1. Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy
  2. Submissive to everything, open, listening
  3. Try never get drunk outside yr own house
  4. Be in love with yr life
  5. Something that you feel will find its own form
  6. Be crazy dumbsaint of the mind
  7. Blow as deep as you want to blow
  8. Write what you want bottomless from bottom of the mind
  9. The unspeakable visions of the individual
  10. No time for poetry but exactly what is
  11. Visionary tics shivering in the chest
  12. In tranced fixation dreaming upon object before you
  13. Remove literary, grammatical and syntactical inhibition
  14. Like Proust be an old teahead of time
  15. Telling the true story of the world in interior monolog
  16. The jewel center of interest is the eye within the eye
  17. Write in recollection and amazement for yourself
  18. Work from pithy middle eye out, swimming in language sea
  19. Accept loss forever
  20. Believe in the holy contour of life
  21. Struggle to sketch the flow that already exists intact in mind
  22. Dont think of words when you stop but to see picture better
  23. Keep track of every day the date emblazoned in yr morning
  24. No fear or shame in the dignity of yr experience, language & knowledge
  25. Write for the world to read and see yr exact pictures of it
  26. Bookmovie is the movie in words, the visual American form
  27. In praise of Character in the Bleak inhuman Loneliness
  28. Composing wild, undisciplined, pure, coming in from under, crazier the better
  29. You’re a Genius all the time
  30. Writer-Director of Earthly movies Sponsored & Angeled in Heaven

A 30-point list by Jack Kerouac (b. 12 Mar 1922), allegedly tacked on the wall of Allen Ginsberg’s hotel room in North Beach a year before his iconic poem “Howl” was written.

keith has a secret notebook where he doodles “keith mcclain” over and over and no one is allowed to look at it and he puts hearts around lance’s name

Little things that remind me of the signs
  • Aries: Orange flavored soda, math class, pulling an all-nighter, skipping rocks on the water, making new friends, a pure laugh, buying travel books, going to music festivals, falling asleep in the shade
  • Taurus: Finding an old treasure map, reading mystery novels under the covers, the scent of cedar, having deep talks with your mom, roasting marshmallows with your friends, a full moon, exploring old castles
  • Gemini: Driving down the expressway way to fast, reading novels about magic, missing your mom and dad, peach ice cream, doodling animals in your school notebook, keeping a secret, singing in the shower
  • Cancer: Boarding a flight, the mid-July heat, reading art technique books, jumping on a trampoline with your best friends, waiting for the storm to pass, bakery fresh apricot brioches, relaxing on a river bank
  • Leo: Falling in love for the first time, watching shooting stars, going to an art museum, exploring a grassy meadow, bright blue eyes, peeling an orange, Sunday brunch, the smell of roses
  • Virgo: Sunday mornings, kayaking on a lake, making s'mores on summer nights, having a picnic in a meadow, cuddling with your cat, writing in your journal, baking oatmeal and cranberry cookies
  • Libra: Endless rainy days, watching old French films, sipping freshly brewed coffee, getting strawberry jam on your fingers, watching historical documentaries, the scent of honeysuckle, keeping a dream journal
  • Scorpio: Dark skies, grape jelly beans, finding old love letters in your attic, going on adventures through the forest, the beach in the winter, peanut butter and jelly sandwich, quiet libraries
  • Sagittarius: Dark eyes, paint stained jeans, buying new art supplies, taking late afternoon naps, binge watching tv shows, drying flowers in a book, freshly made lemonade, the scent of cotton, reading on the train
  • Capricorn: Your first heartbreak, sliding across a wood floor in your socks, orange and yellow autumn leaves blowing in the wind, cramming for a test, the scent of cinnamon, reading until you fall asleep
  • Aquarius: French braids, watching a meteor shower, a foggy shower mirror, breeze blowing through an open window, succulents, reading about space, the smell of the ocean, eating fresh red cherries
  • Pisces: Old film cameras, newspaper clippings, a cloudless sky, yellow rain boots, picking blueberries with your brother, sleeping outside on a warm Spring night, blowing bubbles, toast with honey

My (very random) headcanons for TMNT2012 (made up by me or taken from other versions/fans):

  1. The brothers all have Facebook accounts, have like 5 friends and constantly post inside jokes that April and Casey don’t understand half the time.
  2. Raph is really good at math but it’s never addressed because he’s still way behind Donnie.
  3. Leo is Mr. Perfect at everything except he can’t cook, sing or whistle if it meant saving his life.
  4. April thought them all to drive (Leo was the worst student to work with).
  5. After about a year Chompy grows into the size of a St. Bernard  in a span af a few months then stops growing again for a while. Raph still insists he fits on his shoulder.
  6. Leo has accounts on multiple Space Heroes fansites and writes fanfiction - the bad kind, with a lot of cheesy oneliners.
  7. Donnie and Raph are both really good at drawing while the other two aren’t at all despite Mikey liking to draw.
  8. When they were little Mikey and Raph would fight over the night light because Mikey didn’t like the dark but Raph hated the light because it attracted insects.
  9. Leo’s partly at fault for Raph’s bugphobia.
  10. Splinter didn’t think the turt babies were very intelligent until the first one of them spoke.
  11. Raph was the shortest for a really long time.
  12. Casey’s parents are both alive although divorced. He often visits his mom outside the city that’s why he’s not in every disaster episode.
  13. Mikey has a secret notebook for his pranks where he has all of his brothers’ likes, fears and weaknesses documented and it quite freaky how thoroughly analized inside-out he has all of them.
  14. Splinter was depressed at the time of his mutation (the mutation making it only worse) and the baby turts dependence on him was the only thing keeping him from commiting suicide in the first couple years. :(
  15. Donnie was the first one of them who got dead drunk.
  16. Karai (without wanting to) still considers the Shredder as her father more than Splinter.
  17. Mikey doesn’t have to do daily chores around the lair because he’s the family cook.
  18. Donnie hacks into satellites for fun.
  19. Leo took the “pinkies out” to heart and never holds cups differently.
  20. Splinter has been doing the “healing hands” for years on that poor tree to keep it alive with so little sunlight.
  21. Casey has a grandma from former Yugoslavia and he got that čefur[gopnik] in his blood.
  22. Splinter loves Spanish soap operas and with whoop ass if the boys don’t get off the TV when they’re on.
  23. Donnie sometimes runs on coffee alone for days.
  24. Raph has a secret DeviantArt account (and I support him).
  25. The boys decided (with a bit arguing) who’s the youngest to oldest when they were little.
  26. Mikey has ADHD Donnie said so.
  27. Angel makes subtle Shrek puns/jokes around the turtles, mostly Raph.
  28. If there’s no training Leo sleeps until noon.
  29. Splinter didn’t have the white fur from the beggining. It came with years of stress caused by 4 hyperactive boys.
  30. Renet likes to pop up unannouced just so she can eat real 21st century food and not future artificial muck.
  31. Raph has seen himself in eyeliner thanks to April and “spin the bottle.”
  32. Mikey has a layer of soil under his bed from decayed food.
  33. Donnie’s part of a LARPing group at some random kid’s basement.
  34. Raph once had a realization nightmare that Slash might remember everything pre-mutation, and dearly hopes he has no memory of all of his “alone times” in his room.
  35. Karai will one day walk into the lair with bleached eyebrows and no explanation.
  36. We never realized it but Casey’s tooth gap expanded for one more tooth thanks to Raphael.
  37. Shredder loves his dog Hachiko.
  38. April encourages Casey to cheat on exams because he’s a lost cause.
  39. Donnie owns stock and runs a business from his home computer and buys all the food for the family.
  40. Casey is like a dog after taking a bath: fricking terrified until he dives into the nearest (manure) dumpster and gets that familiar smell back.
  41. The boys all have low self asteem due to them being outcasts.
  42. Raph is a whisperer for all animals smaller than him (the horse is proof).
  43. Mikey will eventually rescue another cat and name her Klunk.
  44. When they arrived at the farmhouse for the first time Raph refused to go into the forest/meadow for 3 days because he saw a grasshopper(!!!) in the grass by the porch.
  45. Mikey was super excited about owning chickens and loves petting them.
  46. Leo still gets days when his healed knee hurts too much to support his full weight.
  47. When April grows up she becomes a detective.
  48. Casey’s a garbage collector and still busting heads.
  49. When Raph was 13 he wanted to go to Hot Topic (I’m pretty sure he still does. -The fishnets gave him away.).
  50. In the future the turts all have their own weird bunches of human friends that they hang with sometimes.

I’ll end it here before this gets out of hand! I excluded headcanons about ships, crushes, sexual orientations, etc. to avoid pointless discourse and hate.
Don’t mind adding your own headcanons to this post. :)

ACE in the SLEEVE!

So, yeah, that’s me!

  • Ace (as everyone know now on tumblr -except my mother)
  • 16
  • Love: Hugs! Music, Fangirling (is that even a word?) playing guitar, sing loudly when alone, dreaming of a future as comic artist, doing always the craziest shit in my mind.
  • Hate: when i broke my headphones, forcing other people to do something, being too modest, being misunderstood, hystory lessons, 

Stuff u shouldn’t touch if u don’t want to die:

  • my acustic guitar,
  • my Bill Chiper’s necklace, ( AND ALL THE OTHER NECKLACE)
  • my fedora
  • my secret notebook

 speedpaint is here

EXO’s Reaction to Finding Your Sketchbook


Xiumin would be really interested in finding out about this hobby of yours. He’d casually flip through the pages, looking up at you innocently when you asked him where he had found it. One of his favorite pastimes would quickly become watching you draw as he sipped his coffee.


Not making a big deal out if it, Chen would bring up your drawings during a meal. “When did you start drawing?” he’d ask suddenly, surprising you with his interest. He’d listen intently, and at the end request you draw him a picture. When you showed him your simple but cute caricature of him he’d be all smiles.


The exact opposite of Chen in this situation, Baekhyun would let out a loud exclamation when he found your notebook, causing you to roll your eyes. “Wait–these are so good though!” he’d say, dramatically gesturing to your art and almost ripping the pages in excitement. It wasn’t until you agreed to draw him something that he’d calm down.


Chanyeol would keep finding your notebook a secret, admiring the pages and treating them carefully as to not smudge the pictures. It wasn’t until he came upon you drawing one day that he’d sit down and watch you, eventually confessing that he had looked through one of your journals and that he loved your style.


Lay would immediately want to watch you draw, and would compose a few “drawing songs” for you. He’d be excited to see what you would come up with while you drew to his music and would even frame a few of his favorites, grinning as he hung them up where everyone could see.


Already finding you cute, D.O would think you’re even more adorable when he found your sketchbook of little doodles and drawings. He’d smile up at you when you caught him looking through it, quietly complimenting your style. He’d hesitantly request a sketch; when you showed him the finished product he wouldn’t be able to stop grinning, making sure to keep the picture somewhere safe.


Though Suho would enjoy finding your sketches, he wouldn’t mention it to you. He didn’t want you knowing that he had looked through it in case he wasn’t supposed to. You would notice however that he’d always be watching you when you drew, his eyes full of wonder as his they never left the paper.


As soon as Kai found your book he’d run out with it, pages flapping as he bounced with excitement. “I didn’t know you could draw! Draw me!” he’d say excitedly, grinning. You’d hesitantly agree, warning him that it wouldn’t be a masterpiece.  When you showed him your finished product, his eyes would widen and he’d let out a dramatic “wah” of amazement.


Sehun would smile to himself as he flipped through the pages, careful not to tear or smudge them. He’d bring it up while you two were hanging out, making sure to point out the particular drawings that he liked. He wouldn’t request anything, but would instead watch you draw, claiming it relaxed him. In reality, he just loved seeing you so focused on one thing.


prompt 396: “We’re sitting in a food court and I can see you staring at me so what’s your fucking deal- wait are you drawing me?”

for anon. Enjoy!

pairings: Connor x reader

warnings: none

It was your secret superpower. When you had a pencil tucked behind your ear and your notebook under your arm, one could only wonder what you were going to create. Yes, your secret power was being skilled in art- something that not everyone was good at. You kept your drawings in your super secret notebook so that you didn’t have random sketches scattered throughout your house and backpack.

You had decided to go to the mall today- well, it was more like you needed to. The pens that you used to put the finishing touches on your work had finally run dry and you decided to restock before you resorted to using sharpies. You shuddered at the thought, the last time you used a sharpie you had accidentally bleed over one of your prized drawings.

Sighing, you swirled your straw around in your drink and stared off in the distance. You had forgotten to eat lunch and the food court was your only option- not that you minded, you loved any type of food.

Suddenly, you saw him.

And, man, was his hair beautiful. He was beautiful- no, perfect.

Perfect enough for you to pull out your notebook and start sketching. You tried to be as inconspicuous as possible, only taking short, quick glances. You were putting the finishing touches on your masterpiece and you glanced up one more time to make sure you had gotten each detail right when you froze. Your muse had disappeared.

Suddenly, a pair of hands slammed down on the side of your table and you shrieked, instinctively holding your notebook to your chest.

We’re sitting in a food court and I can see you staring at me so what’s your fucking deal- wait are you drawing me?” The tone of anger in Connor’s voice had diminished as he caught a glance of the picture in your notebook.

Of course, you knew Connor, A.K.A: your muse. The two of you were in the same grade and shared physics together. You couldn’t help the deep blush that ran up your neck to the tip of your ears. You were so embarrassed, he had caught you.

“Um… yeah.” You muttered and you awkwardly scratched the side of your head, not knowing what to do now.

Ignoring your cry of protest, Connor snatched your notebook from your hands and stared at the drawing of himself. He wouldn’t lie, you had some serious skill.

“This is actually pretty fucking good.” He said before closing your book and handing it to you. Without another word, Connor stalked off and headed towards the exit. You, however, stayed frozen, still trying to comprehend what had just happened.

Let’s just say, the next time Connor caught you trying to draw him, he stayed as still as he could.

Escape Avoidance

The clacking of your heels was the only sound present in the empty hallway as you made your way to a lecture. The sound was drowned out by the sudden interruption of your ringtone which you quickly silenced. It was minutes to 9AM and you did not want to be late for class. You waited for the caller’s face to fade to black before you shoved your phone into your coat pocket.

Your lecture ended at 11AM but you remained inside the lecture hall for any follow up questions some of the students might have. You were accommodating one of the students who frequently hit on you when your phone rang again. Seeing Christian’s face as the caller, you flipped the phone and went back to answering whatever obvious question the student was throwing at you.

When he finally left the lecture hall, you sat back and closed your eyes, rubbing your temples.

“Professor? Do you have time? I’ve got to ask you about something.” A male student’s voice echoed from near the door.

“Yeah, sure. Come in. What is it about?” you say as cheerfully as you can, sitting up.

“Are you free for lunch, Professor?” Christian says grinning as he approaches you.

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