Personal, poetry

Poetry Book Update: Length, Release Date, and a Giveaway

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

Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts #2

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

Inspiration

Challenging Yourself: Overcoming Fear and Welcoming Change

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

Inspiration

Inspiration for Creatives: Finding and Holding on to What Inspires 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

poetry, Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts

  One of my favorite things to do in my spare time is to write, but sometimes, the inspiration isn't there. If I need a little help starting, I tend to look up writing prompts. What I like best about them is that you can interpret them any way you want, so that two people… Continue reading Writing Prompts

Inspiration, Personal

22 Things I Learned at 22

  Birthdays (both mine and others) have always been one of my favorite occasions. You get to surround yourself with friends, family, and cake, but I also find they're a good time to take a moment and look back at what you've learned during the past year. Although I learned countless lessons this year, I've… Continue reading 22 Things I Learned at 22