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When Life Gives You Lemons... Make Invisible Ink: My Life as a Writer

Updated on June 19, 2017
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GalaxyRat is fond of rats and writing. And dark poetry. She knows that people don't like all these things together... but who cares?

Invisible Ink Is Made of Lemons... Right?!

Well, I hope they do. Otherwise, my Hub title is completely worthless. But, let's get to my Hub Hub, and a little about my experience here on Hubpages, in the past few months. Stick with me! 'Cause if you don't, you'll miss some important things... and I'll have to superglue you to your screen!

Make Way! Make Way! The Wacko, Time-Traveling Rat Girl is Here!

Wait a sec, y'all. I just went back in time to see ole Mary Shelly. I told her, "Monster Frankenstein needs a more scary backstory. You're kidding me?! You say his backstory is that Dr. Frankenstein wanted him to love kitties?!" She believed me, changed her story title (from Kittens and Doctors to Frankenstein), and I told her I had to go back to the future.

THAT she did not believe.

Anyway. I, GalaxyRat, have only been on Hubpages for a few months. I have quite a few Hubs that tend to deal with poems, rats, or stories. That's just me.

Hey, I was BORN with a pencil in my mouth, like most of y'all Hubbers!

Rat-lovers and Semi-rat-lovers only...

Don't mind the haters! Tell the world what you think about rats!

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Hubbing on Hubpages Is Fun!

Why?

You get to meet new people, for one. Also:

YOU GET TO WRITE!

Yeah, I have only 30 something articles, but, one of my followers (I'm not naming names, and if you know who this guy is and you don't follow me or him, HELLO STALKER!) said I'll likely reach his milestone of 300 Hubs in two years.

A majority of my Hubs are poems. Yeah, boring Hubpage. All writing, no information!

Except for those lucky few who like my poems (basically all my followers, thanks yall!), everyone else better shuffle aside... ya aren't getting any information from this chick... unless you're into rats.

Sorry. You don't like rats.

I'm sorry? You do? Welcome to the club of us crazy people.

Hey, Pass Me the Invisible Ink!

How do I get inspiration?

Simple!

PICTURES!

Here's a tip: take or draw a picture, and invent something wacko with it. For example, my poem "Scabbers Playing the Fiddle" was actually inspired by a photo I took of him eating a cracker. It was curled and looked like a wooden flute... hence the fiddle.

Just take your photos and throw them to the sky.

La, La, La, La, I CAN'T HEAR YOU!

Hubbers, I know you've all met this person. He strolls into your Hub, cool as ice, and votes in all your polls, and leave a comment.

But what does he vote for and what does he comment?

Say, it's a story. He votes, "I HATE THIS CRAP!" And he comments, "Hey, whoever u r, this was pure crap, I've seen better chick flicks" after noting he hates chick flicks. So, who is this guy?

The jealous type.

OMG, that rhymed... Who is this guy, the jealous type, who is this guy, the jealous type...

Anyway, what's the way to deal? First off, delete his comment, reset the poll if you so wish. If you choose not to delete his comment, reply back in his same snarky tone. Wait, that may not work.

So? What gives?

Just ignore them and carry on.

Don't mind the haters, 'cause are they tipping the waiters?!

Why Rats, Why Dark Poetry, WHY EVEN MAKE HUBS?

Why? Rats are my passion, dark poetry is my thing, and Hubbing is my hobby. Got all that? Good. Clip 'em to a clipboard, because if you decide to read my Hubs, your ride with me is gonna get bumpy.

To followers, keep doing what you doing! It helps when you comment and leave your thoughts, I hope you continue to do this for years to come.

Sir, malady,- wait, this isn't 1800s! Back to the future...

How long have you been hubbing on Hubpages?

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Please, If You See Any of My Hubs Elsewhere...

Please contact me. Thanks!

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      Tamara Yancosky 2 months ago from No Idea Where

      What a lovely chant about Milkbones that is sung by Lola! Bravo, Lola!

      Hugs to Lola and Scabbers (And, any that I missed)?

      Tamara

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      GalaxyRat 2 months ago from The Crazy Rat Lady's House

      Tamara, it's actually very complex. The spell Lola has to chant goes along the lines of: "Milkbone treat, let my wings the rats to keep, until the day reaches its peak, let the rats fly around meek". I've never seen her do it, but my rats can write and have told me. Good to know I sent you to bed smiling.

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      GalaxyRat 2 months ago from The Crazy Rat Lady's House

      Thanks Ms.Dora. Yes, my rats have enough antics to last me more than 3 years, so I'll stick with that, but I'll throw in a few other things as well. Thanks for the suggestion!

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 2 months ago from The Caribbean

      Don't care the rats, but I'll read about them. They probably can fuel 300 hubs in 2 years. Stick with it, and all the best going forward!

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      Tamara Yancosky 2 months ago from No Idea Where

      Ha Ha, Galaxy; thank you so much for making me smile with your reply! Now I am off to bed (but, with a smile on my face thinking about your dog loaning your furrie friend the wings :-)

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      GalaxyRat 2 months ago from The Crazy Rat Lady's House

      Hi Tamara,

      Yes, I do, LOL. Lola my dog lent her rainbow wings to my rats long enough for them to pose. Afterwards, they looked normal again.

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      Tamara Yancosky 2 months ago from No Idea Where

      I have been there, Galaxy! I just keep writing, anyway. We had two rats and my son would make toys for them to climb through. Very smart animals, really. My son carried his friend all over the place on his shoulder. They got big, too! So, you got a rat with wings, Galaxy? LOL...

      Hugs,

      Tamara

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      GalaxyRat 2 months ago from The Crazy Rat Lady's House

      Yep, that helps too!

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      FlourishAnyway 2 months ago from USA

      Don't let the haters get you don't. Mark him as spam.

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      John Hansen 2 months ago from Queensland Australia

      Haha .. I knew that

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      GalaxyRat 2 months ago from The Crazy Rat Lady's House

      LOL, John. Those are actually sculptures!

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      John Hansen 2 months ago from Queensland Australia

      This was great. I love the humorous vein throughout, and it is good that you share a little about why you write..invisible ink or not (yes lemon juice works). Glad you didn't mention any names, not that I am the one who leaves nasty comments and poll answers :) here is to writing 300 I'm two years. People usually call bats, "rats with wings" but I see you have "real" picks of winged rats..wow!