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"DrippingWords, otherwise known as Caitlan, is a gorgeous soul with a knack for bringing real life into the bulk of her poetry. With her hands in almost every aspect of the dA community in general--from a lovely suggestion on the notes system to book covers and group participation--Caitlan is bound to steal your heart with her writing and keep you coming back for her personality. She's also just started putting up her news article, Let's Talk Writing, again, featuring some of the most prominent names in the literature community. You're sure to fall in love with DrippingWords gallery, so go give it a thorough look-through!"

"Caitlan (DrippingWords), never ever stop writing. Every single time I open up one of your new uploads I just know I'll be blown away by your imagery, or the pure heartache in your words. You'll never know how much trouble I had picking out that one single piece of yours to feature, that's how great you are. Like I said before, if I could favourite you I would, and so should many, many others."

"DrippingWords has been a constant supporter of a lot of initiatives within the community, most notably the now defunct DailyLitDeviations and the newly created DailyLitRecognition. I don't even know how many years she's been dedicated to helping the crew there bring great literature to the forefront, but I do know that I enjoyed working with her when I was helping over there. She's patient, intelligent, helpful, and full of great ideas. This community needs a lot more people who are willing to be the helpers, in my opinion. We could all take a leaf out of Cait's book."

"DrippingWords, Caitlan, I must say I'm thrilled you're back and writing again. You are a truly wonderful person, an absolutely fantastic asset to this community and an inspiration to me in all facets of my deviantART life. Please, please don't ever stop being your amazing self because you inspire more than you know and I love you. :heart:"




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WRITING: Poetry (short)
I will write you a short poem. Please describe what you would like it to be about!
WRITING: Poetry (long)
I will write you a long poem. Please describe what you would like it to be about!


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If you don't want a commission, or are just generous, I also take donations :)


AND! Before you go complaining that my prices are too high for what I write, remember--80 points :points: is one US Dollar. Not too much to ask for the amount of work I put into it.

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Hello again, everyone! I hope you enjoyed The Ocean at the End of the Lane! We're here to discuss the entire book, so any and all spoilers are allowed.

Question 1

The story juxtaposes the memories of childhood with the present of adulthood. In what ways do children perceive things differently an adults? Do you think there are situations in which a child's perspective can be more truthful than an adult's?

Question 2

At one point our young narrator says the following about mythology: “I liked myths. They weren’t adult stories and they weren’t children stories. They were better than that. They just were.” Gaiman has shied away from calling this particular book a fairy tale. Would it be more accurate to call it a myth?

Fan Art

Ocean by Grantake Ocean by the-bosetsu The Pond by Linlith Lettie Hemsptock by keithmelo The ocean at the end of the lane by Neil Gaiman by ShaneGallagher

Question 3

When the narrative returns to the present, Old Mrs. Hempstock tells our narrator, "You stand two of you lot next to each other, and you could be continents away for all it means anything" (p. 173). What does she mean by this? Why is it easier for people, our narrator especially, to forget certain things that are difficult to reconcile?

Question 4

The Ocean at the End of the Lane is officially classified as an adult novel—but what arguments could be made for it being young adult literature? Is it even important to distinguish between the two? Why or why not?


We thought it would be fun to see what kind of found poetry you guys can produce from the book! If you don't know what found poetry is and would like to give it a try (you should, it's a blast), there are some great tutorials and explanations here, here, here, and here! You can submit is a deviation with proper credit, and link down in the comments!


I AM SO GLAD YOU ARE HERE TO PARTICIPATE IN BOOK CLUB! And so is the rest of CRLiterature! And because we want you to particpate, every month Book Club offers up prizes for the top participants. To win prizes, comment thoughtfully, write critical reviews and create fan art! (You can note us links to your reviews and fan art.)  I will be keeping track of who says/does what and PinkyMcCoversong will send one of the prizes to the monthly winner, and one of the prizes will be put in the "prize bucket" to go to the top participant for the first 6 months of 2015.

This month, thanks to Melville House Books, we've got ARC's (advanced reader copies) of The Visitors by Simon Sylvester. You'll get to read it (and lord spoilers over your friends) before it comes out officially!

Thank you for participating, and I hope you'll stick around to read our next book, which will be Down a Dark Hall by Lois Duncan and hosted by PinkyMcCoversong.

Skin by Dan Leveille

YOU! Yeah, you. I got something to talk to you about. 

4 deviants said NO? Why not?
2 deviants said Go participate in April's Book Club! <--that's a link to the current discussion
1 deviant said Have you been participating in CRLiterature's Book Club?
1 deviant said Oh, you want the prizes?
No deviants said You don't LIKE to read, you say?
No deviants said Well, darn, I guess I'll have to keep the prizes for myself then.
No deviants said Then participate!
No deviants said Yup, that's the only way you'll be entered to win some spiffy things EVERY month!
No deviants said That's right! New prizes each month!
No deviants said So, what are you waiting for?


Caitlan Zufelt
Artist | Student | Literature
United States

My deviant # is 17,143,741! What's yours?

My side account is velvetfingertips:iconvelvetfingertips:
My sister is rampantmermaid:iconrampantmermaid:
My brother is PokemonCraz-e:iconpokemoncraz-e:

Featured by DLD by IrrevocableFate :bulletgreen: DD Stamp by tRiBaLmArKiNgS :bulletgreen: I support DLD by IrrevocableFate
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Current Residence: Idaho
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Medium
Favorite genre of music: Punk rock, rock, hardcore, metal, etc.
Favorite style of art: Literature
MP3 player of choice: iPod Touch, iPhone
Personal Quote: "There's always room for pirates."



:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: = No progress
:star::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: = A little progress
:star::star::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: = Some progress
:star::star::star::star-empty::star-empty: = More progress
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: = ALL THE PROGRESS
:star::star::star::star::star: = Uploaded

To Do List:

:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for therianlight
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for haphazardmelody
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for Chicky--poo
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for ethereal-dancer
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for LadyBrookeCelebwen
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for Sapphire-X-Dreams
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for Canis44
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for Garrison-Kelly
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for LadyLincoln
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for ezradeacon
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for Aurora3215
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for KiriHearts
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for imperfect-parachute
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Free poem for brynisch
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Commission for RoamingShadow
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Drawing for LiliWrites
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Drawing for introverted-ghost
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Drawing for SCFrankles
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Drawing for MadHat11D6
:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Story for astroliqht


A list of things I need to remind myself to do.
If you've got any recommendations, by all means, tell me!
I'm always interested in new things.




Budapest Hotel (movie)
The Theory of Everything (movie)
Imitation Game (movie)
Birdman (movie)
Last Man on Earth (show)
Vikings (show)
Black Flag (show)


The Lunar Chronicles (series)



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YppleJax Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the favorite on Orientation Pamphlet!  :)
DrippingWords Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Student Writer
You're welcome!
Mouselemur Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Student Writer
No problem!
Mrs-Freestar-Bul Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Hey there :wave:
How are you, just wondering what are you up to :)
DrippingWords Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Student Writer
Hello! :wave:

I'm doing great! Not up to anything much, trying to find a job as usual. How are you? :eager:
Mrs-Freestar-Bul Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
We share the quest :laughing: best luck dear :hug:
My life is crazy now with my two year old, running around the whole day :laughing:
DrippingWords Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Writer
And you!

Aw, that must be so great. :)
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ChezTheDemon Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the Llama! :)
velvetlea Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Student General Artist
Thank you for the llama :blowkiss: Here, have another! Your page is full with cuteness! :heart:
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