On Writing: Finding Your Niche and Perfecting Your Craft

On Writing: Finding Your Niche and Perfecting Your Craft

“Experimenting with different writing styles, approaches, and genres has allowed me to feel as though I’m growing as a writer. Though, throughout each and every change I find that there is always one genre, one style of writing that draws me back in - leaving me ready to write no matter the circumstance. I remember [...]

A Writer’s Self-Care Routine (Because I Need it This Week)

A Writer’s Self-Care Routine (Because I Need it This Week)

“There are times we simply struggle to regain control of the day when any and everything just seems to not be working in our favour. This morning was no different, and I am now settling in after dealing with all of the stress to get right back to work. There were times in the past [...]

Awakened: A Short Story

Awakened: A Short Story

"I just wanted to take the time to say that I appreciate each and every one of you that has taken the time to read this here story, or any of my content for that matter. I've been working on expanding my genres, and this is the first horror/mystery piece I've written in a while. [...]

On Writing: Making the Most of Your Writing Session and Finishing That Story

On Writing: Making the Most of Your Writing Session and Finishing That Story

“Sitting down to write is an exciting time, it’s a time where I can let all of my worries go for a little while and simply create. It is the first thing that I want to do upon waking up in the morning, but as we all know, life gets busy sometimes so I try [...]

Habit Building: 5 Ways to Spark Creative Flow and Stay Productive

Habit Building: 5 Ways to Spark Creative Flow and Stay Productive

“I have been in a bit of a creative slump as of late, desperately trying to cling onto just about anything to keep my productivity afloat - and I will say, this does happen from time to time. Usually, I find myself either really struggling to make work happen that day, or I have one [...]

Productivity: Abandoning the Idea of “Perfect Work”

Productivity: Abandoning the Idea of “Perfect Work”

Perfectionism (n.): a personal standard, attitude, or philosophy that demands perfection and rejects anything less. (dictionary.com) “Perfectionism can be very difficult to overcome, especially when you’ve spent so much of your life trying to make everything as perfect as it can possibly be. I’m sure we’ve all been there, feeling the pressure of trying to [...]

Content Creation: Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone and Learning to Adapt

Content Creation: Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone and Learning to Adapt

“I remember the day I decided I wanted more. I remember feeling like I had no idea where to begin, and the questions gnawed away at my mind, “How do I start? What do I write? Will this make a difference?” It wasn’t until the last few months did I realize how integral that decision [...]

Poetry: “And So She Did” + “The Nomad”

Poetry: “And So She Did” + “The Nomad”

AND SO SHE DID Gentle was the unbidden ripening, Of a once wilted ingenue. Her staged longings scattered Like the aged pages Of curiously learned words, That whittled away at her. She dressed herself in dismantled prose The flush of her skin freeing The quiver of her pursed lips reprieving, As she grew to taste [...]