Years of My Life: 1993

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To recap: This is a series of posts that will cover each year of my life since my birth in 1987; mainly the things that interest me that happened/were released or conceived that particular year. This will include happenings in the world of music, video games, literature and television that are of particular importance or nostalgia to me. I’m hoping that this will give my followers a better idea of where my interests and passions in life lie 🙂

Check out the previous post for 1992 here.

On to 1993!

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Monday Musings: The Darkness Within Writing

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SCULLY: I’m asking you to look at yourself.

MULDER: Why? I don’t think I’m the one who’s changed.

SCULLY: We’re not FBI any more, Mulder. We are two people who come home at night, to a home now. I don’t want that darkness in my home.

MULDER: Scully, this is who I am. It’s who I’ve always been. This is who I was before I met you. It’s what I do, it’s everything I know.

SCULLY: Write it down. Put it in a book.

MULDER: You’re asking me to give up?

SCULLY: No. I can’t tell you to do that, Mulder. But I can tell you that I won’t be coming home.

The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008)

So I was re-watching The X-Files: I Want to Believe the other night, after I’d spent the past few months re-watching the entire series in preparation for the new mini-series. And while the film is just as mediocre as I remember, this scene and discussion stood out to me, being a writer myself. ‘Write it down’, Scully says. And indeed, writing can be a great outlet for the emotion and pain felt through our lives; and from this I was inspired to write about the subject myself – do all writers in fact, have an inherent darkness within themselves? Continue reading