It’s crazy to think that we’re already in June and I can’t remember the last time I wrote a blog post! It was probably at the beginning of the year or the end of last year, I can’t remember exactly. But so far this year has really gotten away from me! So here are some … More Where Did This Year Go?
I’m very excited to announce that on Wednesday I start college again! After so long away I am so happy to be going back. I am hoping that by the end of 2017 I will FINALLY have my degree, so everyone cross your fingers that this semester will go well! Before every semester for as … More Preparing for the New Semester
With a new year comes new opportunities and a fresh start that will (hopefully) lead to good things. It’s also a good time to start motivating oneself to break bad habits and form better habits. I know my biggest bad habit is not allowing myself time for the people and things that make me happy … More My 2017 Writing Goals
So as many of you know, this semester I am doing my Senior Seminar, which basically just means I have to write a huge paper and do a presentation on it. Well, with only a few weeks to go until it’s due I took a huge risk- I changed my thesis statement and started over. … More Taking A Risk
Writing is a form of self-expression like no other. With words, we can create worlds never seen before and create characters that will live with us forever. We can be a vampire or a werewolf or a wizard, create entire realms like Middle Earth or the world of Harry Potter. With writing we should have … More Can Writing Make You Feel Suffocated Instead of Free?
A few weeks ago (or maybe longer, I can’t remember exactly), I posted about my lack of writing process. So I’m doing a follow up blog to that about my editing process, and as you can tell from the title, I have one! I started my editing process a few years ago after taking a … More Writing Processes- Yes I Have One!
As many of you know by now, I’m in college working toward my Bachelor’s Degree, majoring in English and minoring in Creative Writing. What most of you don’t know is that I am almost to the finish line, I almost have my degree. Just a few more requirements and that degree is mine! But right … More What Was I Thinking?!
Yesterday in my Creative writing class, our professor brought in a friend of hers who is a painter, but not a normal painter He doesn’t use canvas to paint. he incorporates broken things or garbage into his pieces, giving them new life and transforming them into something amazing. The painter himself is amazing, very outspoken … More Using Other Creative Outlets as Inspiration for Writing
This semester I am taking a special topics course called From Page to Stage: Writing & Performing Poetry. It’s a course where we will be writing poetry and learning to perform it with and without the accompaniment of music. Our first two assignments in this class have been to listen to two pieces of music, … More Using Music as Inspiration
Today is the beginning of the Spring 2016 semester at Muhlenberg College. Today was supposed to be my first day back after a month off, taking my first class of the semester, my Senior Seminar Medieval Literature. But that ended up not happening! I went to class just to find out this class is scheduled … More A New Semester Sort Of Begins