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
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
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?!
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
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