Deflate when writing prose; inflate when writing essays for school.
I strongly believe that you should inflate for prose as well, the concise forms are much better suited for daily communication. But when you write fiction you should develop the full scope of your vocabulary.
[Also using some of these for NaNoWriMo could bump your word count!]
I am a record of things I was born with.
These scars are my documentation of the mistakes I’ve made in trying to overcome them.
I am both the things I’ve done to myself and the things done to me.
Along these nerve endings, you will find a history of me.
A Harry Potter AU where everything’s exactly the same, except the house elves look like Lord of the Rings elves and Dobby’s, like, played by Orlando Bloom. But they’re still not allowed to have clothes
orlando bloom hitting himself in the face with a lamp
twelve year old Daniel Radcliffe shoving a nearly-naked Orlando Bloom into his closet