National Novel Writing Month starts today. Once again, I briefly thought about joining in but I already knew I wasn't going to participate the moment I considered it. I know there are those who fanatically follow this wild race to 50,000 words, but I can't seem to push myself in that way. Granted, I'm all… Continue reading NanoWriMo
I don't have a smartphone. I don't have an iPhone either. I have a simple flip phone and every couple of months I have to put money on it for it to be active. Oftentimes I forget and have to call the company to re-activate the phone before adding the money. People are shocked when… Continue reading Eventually.
Since 2006, it's become a tradition to watch a scary movie on Halloween. It started because it was my first Halloween in college, no longer young enough to be able to go out and get candy door to door. I would either pick a movie out at work, or my dad and I would go… Continue reading Tradition
Sometimes I don't like to write and I do it anyway. I struggle to write and I try to fill the pages of my journal and I hate myself. Why am I doing this when I don't want to write? Every word I put down feels insincere, an extraction with nothing to numb the process.… Continue reading Difference of Being.
The world falls away. The stars and the moon expand to fill the space that was once taken up by the space of our being. We float. We float and see the galaxies as they shift and meld with the colorfulness of blues and purples against the inky blackness. They are infinite. They are infinite… Continue reading Infinite.
It's hard to write about the grief you hold. It consumes you and makes you silent, often. "I will be there for you, if you need it," people tell you. "I can do anything you want, if you so desire. Just give me a call, and it will be done." But do they really mean… Continue reading The Grief in Art.
What motivates you to write? To be honest, I don't quite know. When I was a wee lass, I wrote because I enjoyed it. These days, I write because it's the only thing I'm good at and I'm not quite ready to give it up. Not to mention that there are people out there who… Continue reading Writing Down My Motivation.