Let’s Do Things Differently, Shall We?

"Sometimes, our best efforts do not seem good enough. Sometimes we feel as though we are lacking a better part of ourselves. The part that allows us to take in the motivation, to turn that into something we're undoubtedly proud of. Lately, I've been feeling as though I haven't been doing enough, as though I haven't been [...]

When Anxiety Hits You Like a Truck, You Write

"This past week flat out sucked. The feelings that surfaced this week had me in a bind, for I had felt them all before. Being victimized by my anxiety was not something I ever took lightly, I was the kind of person that would frantically try to find a way to "fix things" but inevitably that was never truly [...]

Poetry as an Art Form and the Dreaming Novelist

"I resonate more with an experience that has settled into my bones, and with that I'm able to tell a story. I'm able to paint a picture with my experiences as a backbone, I'm able to reinstate my understanding of what it means to be up late at night drowning under a wave of incomprehensible [...]

Writing Dual Perspective and The Importance of Spilling Ink

"Whenever I find myself at a loss for word, I often look inward. I spend time with the memories of past characters, past plot lines, and ideas that never made it to the page. It usually sparks something new, something I can be proud of as I write. Something that will give me the contentment that [...]