Erased Sitting in your favorite seat next to the window at my favorite coffee shop, looking out at the strangers passing by in the blistering August heat, I realize that I no longer remember the exact color of your eyes or what your voice sounded like. I realize that this does not upset me,… Continue reading Poem: Erased
September Writing Prompts Write something.. Using the words snake, room, and wake. Where the main character is a forty-two year old man From the point of view of a polar bear. Using the words fight, bury, and awkward. From the point of view of your seven year old self. That takes place in a 50s… Continue reading Writing Prompts #3
A couple of months ago, I announced on here that I’m in the process of creating a poetry book that I’m going to self publish. The last couple of months have been filled with exams, volunteer work, and catching up with friends, but I’ve also (somehow) found time to work on the book. I previously… Continue reading Poetry Book Update: Length, Release Date, and a Giveaway
More writing prompts coming your way! I don’t have much to add today, other than have fun, and share your creations with me if you want to. Write a story or poem.. About a local legend. That focuses on two sides of the same story. Using the words lamp, exacerbate, and paint. About… Continue reading Writing Prompts #2
Challenging Yourself Sometimes, we float through life without really challenging ourselves. We choose relationships, activities, and jobs because they’re easy, or because that’s what we think we’re supposed to do, not because they’re right for us. This causes us to fall into a cycle of comfort and complacency; we don’t test ourselves by trying anything… Continue reading Challenging Yourself: Overcoming Fear and Welcoming Change
Success comes in different forms for different people at different times in their life. What does success look like for you?
Inspiration is an interesting phenomenon. Sometimes you’re struck with a sudden burst of energy and it infuses everything you do and write, creating amazing pieces of work that bring you immense pride. Other times, the mere thought of picking up your pen makes you want to curl up in a blanket burrito and hide. So,… Continue reading Inspiration for Creatives: Finding and Holding on to What Inspires You