I’ve reread Harry Potter too many times to count since the books have been released. I tend to read the final scenes of the seventh book just when I’m feeling down. These books inspire me in a way that I haven’t felt inspired by books in some time. After setting a goal to read 35 … Continue reading February Book of the Month: Rereading HARRY POTTER During My Quarter-Life Crisis
Today I did something that felt like a step. I went to a creative writing workshop at a local arts non-profit. We wrote poetry in a light, airy room, full of windows and echoes. And while I didn’t get up to share any of my stanzas, I experienced the thrill of liking something I wrote … Continue reading Taking a Step
Perhaps it's a dumb question to ask. Nothing in life is easy, and to think that blogging is always easy would be an extremely naive assumption. However, lately, every week it seems to get harder and harder. I sit down at my computer and my mind fails me. My fingers sit idle on my keyboard … Continue reading Why Is This Getting Harder?
At the beginning of November, I made it a goal to write 50,000 words by the end of the month, in participation with NaNoWriMo, aka National Novel Writing Month. I am proud to say that as of November 30th, I updated my word count for the last time: 51,207 words. . . . And … Continue reading 50,000 Words (and Counting)