Hi, friends. It's been a while. I know I have said this before, but it really has been a while. I think I was trying to do too much. I wanted to write about everything. I was sick of trying to define my brand and unsuccessfully marketing Quills and Crystals. I loved my blog, but … Continue reading (turn and face the strange) ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
I don't know if I feel like an adult, or if I ever really will, but I turned twenty-five the other day! That's worth celebrating, right? In honor of my twenty-fifth year, I have compiled a list of twenty-five things that I think and feel. There is no rhyme or reason to this list; … Continue reading Quarter-Life Celebration!
Perhaps it is because I have always been relatively healthy, but fitness is usually low on my list of priorities--if not last. Exercise and I didn't always have such a bumpy relationship. Growing up, I was always involved in some kind of sport (whether or not I possessed the necessary talent is another matter entirely.). But … Continue reading Endorphins Make You Happy
Why, hello, September! I can't believe 2016 has gone by so quickly, but here we are--and there's already so much happening! This weekend, I am headed to Dragoncon in Atlanta. Despite my extreme nerdiness, this will be my first con ever...and apparently, they throw a Yule Ball every year. I CAN'T WAIT. After we've recovered from a weekend of … Continue reading hello, september
At some point or another, all aspiring writers are told that it's a less than glamorous life, and that we will face countless rejections over the course of their lifetime. We are told it is very difficult to make a living as a writer, and if we do manage to pull it off, there isn't much … Continue reading Why I Write
First of all, I want to thank each and every one of you who read my last blog post. Your kind words and support mean the world to me. Mental health awareness is especially close to my heart, and I am blessed if this little blog can be a place for advocacy and education. I am considering writing … Continue reading Friends, Waffles, and Work: Ren Fest Adventures
I have a confession to make: I am not good at finishing things. As a writer, this is kind of a problem. I have countless drafts that have gone unedited and uncompleted, and ideas that have been in my head for years but never put on paper. Blogging is no exception. When I was in high … Continue reading On Blogging