Poetry

Analyzing Poetry: What’s Good and What’s Not?

Unpopular Opinion: All Poetry is Good Poetry I read a lot of poetry, in a lot of different styles: Wordsworth, Keats, Sexton, Czaga, Ginsberg, Plath, Peters (and far too many more to list). Each of these poets has their own unique style, and there’s no question in my mind whether they can be considered poets… Continue reading Analyzing Poetry: What’s Good and What’s Not?

Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts #5: Valentine’s Day Themed Writing Ideas and Exercises

Write Something.. About your first heartbreak. Using the words date, affection, and kiss. Where two characters fight over the last Valentine’s Day card. About your favourite character’s first heartbreak. Where a doctor and an artist fall in love. About a couple who broke up the day after Valentine’s Day. Using the words arrow, chocolate, and… Continue reading Writing Prompts #5: Valentine’s Day Themed Writing Ideas and Exercises

Creative Living, Twenty-Something Living

Sticking to My 2018 Goals: I Made a Video!

Back in January, I wrote a post about how, in 2018, I wanted to start making some vids. Nothing fancy, just vlogs and artsy vids to begin with (because let's be real, I'm already doing too many things), and you know what? I actually did it. Throughout my time at university, I've gotten better at… Continue reading Sticking to My 2018 Goals: I Made a Video!

Twenty-Something Living

Setting Strict Goals for Yourself is Stupid

Having a strict life plan is stupid. Let me back up. There’s nothing wrong with planning for the life you want — in fact, it’s a good idea to have some sort of plan for when you’re done university (or wherever you may be in your life), some sort of idea of the direction you… Continue reading Setting Strict Goals for Yourself is Stupid

Creative Living, Twenty-Something Living

30 Before 30: Travel, Personal Growth, and Creative Goals for the Next Five Years

30 Before 30: Travel, Personal Growth, and Creative Goals for the Next Five Years As of tomorrow, I’ll be 25, and I thought this was a good time to write out my 30 before 30 list (I got the idea from Hannah Witton’s Youtube video of the same name. As Hannah does, I’m going to… Continue reading 30 Before 30: Travel, Personal Growth, and Creative Goals for the Next Five Years

Creative Living

The Best Writing Advice I’ve Received From My Creative Writing Professors

Creative Writing Tips and Advice from University Professors.

Creative Living, Twenty-Something Living

Goals for 2018: Creating, Personal Growth, Self-Care, and Mindfulness

Inspiration to create your own list of goals for 2018.

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Creative Living, Twenty-Something Living

What I Learned in 2017: Mindfulness, Personal Growth, and Slowing Down

Important life lessons of 2017: Mindfulness, personal growth, and slowing down.

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Creative Living

Christmas 2017 Photo Diary: Christmas Through the Camera Lens

My Christmas 2017 in Photos.