I know I've been absent for quite some time, with and without reason. There have been so many times I've wished to come to my computer and sit down to write something that might mean something to someone somewhere maybe, but whenever I would do so, words failed. Actually, until recently, I felt creatively blocked … Continue reading Hi. Hey. How are ya.
Shall we start this post off with some disclaimers? Let's do. Disclaimer #1: I have never had anything published, and therefore, have no advice to give on how to get your writing published. I am simply someone who writes often and studied English in college; therefore, I have unlimited experience with writer's block and getting … Continue reading Some Tips for Escaping the Dreaded Writer’s Block
Four siblings (the Golds) set out one day in search of a mysterious woman who has just moved to town. They are seeking her because they've heard she has the ability to predict the exact date you'll die. When they find her living in an apartment building not unlike their own, they enter one at … Continue reading THE IMMORTALISTS by Chloe Benjamin | Review
Thank goodness for books, right? This, as the title already states, is the list of every book I read in 2017. In total, there were 51, which I believe is my personal all-time high, so I'll take this moment to give myself a pat on the back (considering I only set a goal of 15 … Continue reading Every Book I Read in 2017, Ranked
Words can’t express to you how important music is to me. In fact, isn’t that how music came about in the first place? Because words alone aren’t enough? Sometimes I forget how much I need music to function — not only that, but to create, to have the chance to feel the emotions I didn’t … Continue reading The Paper Kites, and Other Music to Breathe To
I think so . . . Maybe? Ugh I don’t know. In all my struggles of figuring out what I want to be when I grow up as a young adult-olescent who already is a grown-up (kind of), I have never been able to shake "Writer/Author" out of my head. It’s the dream that has … Continue reading So You Want to Be a Writer
Happy Halloween, everyone. It’s that time of year where our worst nightmares come alive before our eyes and we surround ourselves with everything that scares us most. We even take an odd sort of pleasure in it. So let’s talk about my crippling fear of failure, shall we? Tomorrow I am starting NaNoWriMo. (For those … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Our Worst Fears
This has been a long time coming. I first heard about NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, when I was in high school. Now that I don't have to worry about school and rehearsals and projects and working 50 hours a week, I figured now was finally the time to put pen to paper, or fingers … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: I’m Writing a Novel in One Month and I’m Terrified.