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May the Force be with Yule. by gypsygirlpress May the Force be with Yule. :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 5 2 Snugs by gypsygirlpress Snugs :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 2 1 Pixie Part 4 Begins by gypsygirlpress Pixie Part 4 Begins :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 2 1 Dr. Bong by gypsygirlpress Dr. Bong :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 4 1 Monstergirl by gypsygirlpress Monstergirl :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 4 2 Girl and Dog 54 by gypsygirlpress Girl and Dog 54 :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 3 1 Assassin Pixie Chapter 3 by gypsygirlpress Assassin Pixie Chapter 3 :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 5 1 Gypsdoon by gypsygirlpress Gypsdoon :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 5 1 Perils of Pandora, 4/26 by gypsygirlpress Perils of Pandora, 4/26 :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 4 0 Pixie's Back by gypsygirlpress Pixie's Back :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 7 1 We Wish You A Merry Textmas... by gypsygirlpress We Wish You A Merry Textmas... :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 2 0 Assassin Pixie Update by gypsygirlpress Assassin Pixie Update :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 2 1 Sugar Rush OC Donette Jones by gypsygirlpress Sugar Rush OC Donette Jones :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 10 1 Candy Corn Fairy by gypsygirlpress Candy Corn Fairy :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 7 2 Sephiroth's Day Off 4 by gypsygirlpress Sephiroth's Day Off 4 :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 11 5 Sephiroth's Day Off 3 by gypsygirlpress Sephiroth's Day Off 3 :icongypsygirlpress:gypsygirlpress 24 3


Song of the Sea by secondlina Song of the Sea :iconsecondlina:secondlina 206 31 A REAL hero by OhThatNK A REAL hero :iconohthatnk:OhThatNK 86 2 Peffa oidy witches  by CopperAge Peffa oidy witches :iconcopperage:CopperAge 30 6 ECCC MONSTERS AND DAMES ARTWORK by JayFosgitt ECCC MONSTERS AND DAMES ARTWORK :iconjayfosgitt:JayFosgitt 153 15 Gunner Daisy by Skirtzzz Gunner Daisy :iconskirtzzz:Skirtzzz 3,305 219 Helga Pataki by DFer32 Helga Pataki :icondfer32:DFer32 1,776 282 New Friend by atryl New Friend :iconatryl:atryl 2,282 93 Beeandpuppycat by jessijordan Beeandpuppycat :iconjessijordan:jessijordan 8 1 Ellie Dee ATC by MaryBellamy Ellie Dee ATC :iconmarybellamy:MaryBellamy 18 8 Trumpet Tower by Kuvshinov-Ilya Trumpet Tower :iconkuvshinov-ilya:Kuvshinov-Ilya 3,805 68 Autumn Process by tsuaii Autumn Process :icontsuaii:tsuaii 3,503 172 Guest House Red Light by Kuvshinov-Ilya Guest House Red Light :iconkuvshinov-ilya:Kuvshinov-Ilya 3,820 76 Quest for Harmony - Tinkerin' by atryl Quest for Harmony - Tinkerin' :iconatryl:atryl 941 36 Revolutionary Girl by tinypaint Revolutionary Girl :icontinypaint:tinypaint 556 17 Princess Serenity by tinypaint Princess Serenity :icontinypaint:tinypaint 1,443 43 Whooops... by Skirtzzz Whooops... :iconskirtzzz:Skirtzzz 3,189 234


There's something about taking a shower that makes me completely paranoid. There is of course the fear of embarrassment should someone enter the bathroom unannounced, probably the simplest and thus the most likely scenario to occur. The shower starts normal enough, but soon enough the hiss of the shower and the dripping of water starts to sound like voices, like someone in a far-off room is calling my name. Sometimes the sudden smack of water against the tub floor sounds like people moving around upstairs, people who shouldn't be there. After awhile these auditory illusions work on the imagination to the point that I fear any moment someone will yank aside the shower curtain and, I don't know... stab me?

I like Alfred Hitchcock, but Psycho never was one of my favorites. I prefer some of the more experimental films, such as Rear Window where the whole story is told from a very limited view. Or Rope, where the entire story is told in Real Time and in one continuous shot. I like The Birds, because birds can be freaky. But as much as the aforementioned shower scenario sounds like a scene from Psycho, I don't think that's where the paranoia comes from.

By the time the shower comes to face or hair washing where I become the most vulnerable because not only am I naked but blind as well, I need to talk myself down from the building paranoia. No, those weren't voices. No, no one is moving upstairs. And no one is going to rip aside the shower curtain and lunge at me with a meat cleaver. At least, not yet. If that does happen, I'll let you know.

  • Listening to: dead air
  • Reading: the screen
  • Watching: the screen
  • Playing: at writing
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: coffee


John Peters
United States
Keep drawing.

Current Residence: Colorado
deviantWEAR sizing preference: rabbit glue
Print preference: offset
Favourite style of art: fluid
Operating System: path of least resistance
MP3 player of choice: Sir Lawrence Olivier
Shell of choice: Conch
Wallpaper of choice: I prefer paint.
Skin of choice: That bit around the right wrist.
Personal Quote: "Personal"


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Nasdreks Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Professional General Artist
Hey John, thanks again for the book. Sorry if I seemed a bit dismissive during the con, you just caught me right as I was packing up and I have a bad habit of forgetting stuff so that's what had the majority of my focus. Look forward to communicating with you in the future and seeing you again at NDK!
gypsygirlpress Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014
No worries. I was packing up too when I remembered I wanted to give you the book.
Read the first book. Was a lot of fun. I really liked your description of the nature of magic. I'll be reading the second book soon, probably this weekend.
Nasdreks Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Professional General Artist
Awesome, glad to hear!
ShuyinTheEnigmatic Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Student Writer
Happy birthday.
JaxTracRat Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
I hope your Birthday was a good one! ^_^
connorlamping Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
happyhappy birthday :iconlawooplz:
Kuurion Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch!
asunnyspirit Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for the watch!!
MaryBellamy Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the watch and twitter follow. =)
ShuyinTheEnigmatic Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Student Writer
Hey there, John. Remember me from Enchanted Grounds?
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