I don’t ever recall becoming aware of what being gay or lesbian meant. I was a child in the 90’s, I don’t think it was something people exactly talked about, especially with the AIDS epidemic getting a stronghold back then. I’m not gay, so being aware of it all or even knowing what it meant…… Continue reading The one about the gay community.
I always come back to writing. No matter how long it’s been since I last put words to paper, I always come back to write something else down, if only for my own sanity. Most people think of books when they think of writing. In the very least, people assume you’re writing short stories. I…… Continue reading The Need to Write.
I focus a lot on love and relationships. It’s almost an obsessive habit, which might seem strange to a lot of people, especially to those who know I’m determined to live out my life as a singleton. I’m probably obsessed with it because I’ve actually never been in a relationship before. Nobody ever sent me…… Continue reading The Nature of Relationships.
Today is Easter Sunday in the Christian world. How hard it must have been for the devoted to stand there and watch Jesus die on the cross and then see him rise up two days later to join his Father in heaven. Mary Magdalene was the one who found his tomb empty; she was the…… Continue reading The Strength of a Woman.
I first read Anne Frank’s diary when I was 11 years old, the same age she was when she first starting writing. It wasn’t required reading by my teacher and I was always surprised when I found out later that people had to read it as a class. For whatever reason, I enjoyed reading her…… Continue reading Anne Frank is My Hero.
The one question that people love to ask writers is this: Where do you get your inspiration to write? I think a lot of people ask this because they secretly believe that successful writers have divine inspiration from God and only those with such inspiration can write. I think there is natural talent in some…… Continue reading A Writer’s Inspiration
It’s hard to get started on something, even if it’s something you’re passionate about. I can sit in front of a blank sheet of paper for five minutes and then say “I don’t have to do this, I can always start up again later.” This can go on for several months or even years until…… Continue reading Now and Later.