For this post, I wanted to take a little trip into my past and tell you a little known fact about me. Unless you knew me throughout middle school and high school, this might come as a surprise to most. Truth be told, as much as I’ve always loved reading and writing, this wasn’t the … More I Almost Didn’t Become a Writer
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?
Over the past 3-4 months I’ve felt very disconnected from my life and the people in it, and lately that feeling of disconnection has only grown and the reality of this really hit me today kind of out of nowhere. I’m torn between feeling like I’m just going through the motions of living life and … More Feeling Disconnected: “Performing” Life Instead of Living It
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