Over five years ago, I set up this blog with the hopes of sharing my writing with the world--to have a place where I could finally let people read what I'd been working on. But after just the first few posts, it became so much more. It became a place of community--where I could interact … Continue reading Taking a Break… (Hiatus Announcement)
I Won a Short Story Contest!
Hello everyone! Back in November 2022, a fellow blogger hosted a short story contest on her blog! The short stories were only allowed to be 1,000 words or shorter, so just for fun, I thought I'd write something and submit it! Well, to my surprise, I actually placed first in the contest! My short story … Continue reading I Won a Short Story Contest!
Happy New Year! (2022 Recap + 2023 Plans)
Wow!! Here we are, at the end of 2022! Can you believe the year is already at its end? I feel like I blinked and it was over. However, looking back on what I did this year reveals that it was actually jam-packed with some pretty awesome experiences and achievements. Throughout the past few days, … Continue reading Happy New Year! (2022 Recap + 2023 Plans)
Christmas Poem: The Greatest Gift + My First Guest Post!
Merry Christmas, everyone! We're only a week away from the wonderful holiday, and I hope everyone has had an amazing December so far. Today I wanted to share a Christmas poem I wrote, which was for a Christmas-themed blog party a fellow writer, Allie Andersen, hosted on her blog this year! That means that this … Continue reading Christmas Poem: The Greatest Gift + My First Guest Post!
5 Year Blogiversary + Q&A for Beginner Bloggers
5 YEARS OF BLOGGING. Wow. It feels very surreal to be writing this post. I can't believe that it's officially been five years (to the day!!) since I started my blog! From being a thirteen-year-old editing his very first novel, all the way to being an eighteen-year-old with the same dreams, still blindly chasing his … Continue reading 5 Year Blogiversary + Q&A for Beginner Bloggers
My 18th Birthday + 10 Years of Writing!
I don't know the exact day I picked up the pen for the first time and wrote my first story. However, I can strongly remember that when I was eight years old I read both The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Chronicles of Narnia series, and also wrote one of my most memorable … Continue reading My 18th Birthday + 10 Years of Writing!
4 Years of Blogging!
4 years. Whoa. It's pretty crazy when I look back on it--four years of writing blog posts, interacting with readers, growing and improving in my writing. It's been a wild ride, and I wouldn't go back and erase it for the world! It has been so much fun, and so beneficial to my writing journey … Continue reading 4 Years of Blogging!
It’s Been a Long Road… (Big Changes)
December 3rd, 2017. I created my first ever blog, along with my email list. I posted my introduction post the day after, and posted my first blog post five days after that. (Man, looking back at those first blog posts brings back a lot of cringe and memories!) Ever since then, every Saturday, for close … Continue reading It’s Been a Long Road… (Big Changes)
I’m Writing a Sci-Fi Novel??
Hello hello, everyone! Because I wasn't currently working on a large project for a while, I was getting a little tired of simply writing short stories, poetry, and blog posts. I wanted to write another novel, just for fun! And, because this one was simply for fun, I decided why not stretch my boundaries a … Continue reading I’m Writing a Sci-Fi Novel??
I GOT PUBLISHED!
Yes, it is true! I am officially a published author! Now before you ask: no, it's not a book. No, it's nothing massive. Let me elaborate. For over two years now, I've been submitting my writing to this awesome site, Story Embers. They are a Christian writing website that has a great forum, articles on … Continue reading I GOT PUBLISHED!