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?
A few days ago I started reading a book called How to Make $50,000 A Year or More As a Free-lance Business Writer by Paul D. Davis. This book is going along with goal #5 I set for myself this year (if you don’t understand the reference I’m making, check out my last blog post … More 2 Questions, A Million Different Answers
Just when you think you’ve overcome one obstacle, another one- or in my case about five or more- pop up and once again you’re struggling to get over them. Without going into too much detail, my personal life and also my writing life, haven’t been going that well. My writing is suffering due to my … More Life Is An Obstacle Course
I know I haven’t updated this blog in months and there are no good reasons, excuses, whatever you want to call them for it (although when your site doesn’t want to publish anything that’s not really something you can help)! So here’s a brief glimpse into my life as of late- I’m not in college … More Where Have I Been?
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!
So I posted this on Easter, but due to lack of views and no comments, I’m guessing it didn’t properly upload to my blog… again. Does anyone know how to fix this problem? Because it’s kind of recurring! But here’s my post from Sunday!- Over the past few weeks I’ve realized there is something I … More Making Changes
Last month I posted about branching out creatively and how that is something I wanted to do. I said that my first project would be a painting with each of the Divergent faction symbols on it as a reminder to myself of all the things I would like to be everyday of my life. I … More First Project Completed!
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about ways to expand myself creatively, writing-wise and in other ways. In the sense of writing so far I’ve written- A novel (which is in progress), short stories (which may get turned into novels), poetry (for classes and on my own, plays (in a class), academic papers (for school), … More Branching Out Creatively
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