We Are Weird


We are.

Weird, that is.

involving or suggesting the supernatural; unearthly or uncanny: a weird sound; weird lights.


fantastic; bizarre: a weird getup.


Archaic . concerned with or controlling fate or destiny.

Now look at  definition numero tres. COOL. Right?

Indeed. I, honestly never knew that in the archaic weird meant such a thing.

We are weird. Has any body seen that episode of Scrubswhere Carla’s head is opened up and a Pandora’s Box effect goes on?


Well. Imagine if our minds were on display.


As writers’ all sorts of amazing, astonishing and terrible things play in the DVD player that is our mind. It is dark and dreary, full of wolves and creatures scurrying about a dark, eerie forest and at the same time it can shine forth a blinding light, and rainbows…and unicorns…and little, tiny faeries holding chocolate kisses.


We have to be this way. God made us this way. It’s called imagination. We all have one yes, but Writers…we are  a special, peculiar breed.

I am a writer.

And I am weird.



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About Tymothy Longoria

Tymothy Longoria loves God, his wife and his two children. While working two jobs two years ago he decided he could be what God had been calling him to be. A writer. Since then he has written numerous poems, short stories featured in the online macabre art/magazine Underneath The Juniper Tree, and a dark fantasy, the first in a series called Revenants: book One of The Stories, where he says, legends will be reborn. All his works are written with passion and a poetic prose. He calls Texas home, where music and art inspire him. He is bringing his calling and his dream of being a career and prolific writer to fruition. Tymothy is represented by Bree Ogden of D4EO Literary Agency and is on the road to bringing The Stories to publication.

3 comments on “We Are Weird

  1. Nice, short, and interesting. I especially like the part about controlling fate or destiny. Because really, fiction writers are in some ways masters of their own little kingdoms that must be surrendered continually to God.

  2. I like spelling it “wyrd.”

  3. I second Janeen.I got my whole ‘little’ universe that I direct, and it’s pretty cool. ;) Frustrating at times, but you know. Ultimately God’s in control there too if I’m submitting to Him. We can’t forget Who this is all really for. And for some reason I never knew definition number 3 was a definition of weird! Wonder why not. We writers are the type to let our imaginations flow out rather than restrain them to get them out of the way.

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