Can I stay here? Where the grass meets my fingertips, and God feels so near. ~ Where I close my eyes and breathe until my lungs hurt, filled with a lazy summer day’s air, clean and pert, and the whispering wind tugs and plays with my shirt. ~ Can I stay here? Where I smell … Continue reading Stay Here: a summer poem
Hey everyone! This post is a little different than my normal ones! It's not a fiction story or an article on writing. It's something I experienced in real life and was just stunned at how incredible this was. So I tried writing it down, and I want to share it with you all, in hopes … Continue reading Moments || an encouraging story
Well hello there! Glad to see you here. I was randomly brainstorming some blog post ideas one day and this one popped into my head. I thought it would be entertaining if I dug up a few ancient stories in my labyrinth of LibreOffice Word Documents and see if I can't cringe at some old … Continue reading Cringing at My Old Writing!
Running out of motivation halfway through a novel, short story, or any writing project is extremely common! I've seen many ambitious young writers start a novel, stoked to write and motivated to draft the entire thing. Then, partway through, all of that drive seems to die away and get lost in the dull words and … Continue reading Can’t Stay Motivated With Your Writing Project? Try This!
Hello hello, my friend! Today I have an exciting post for you. For a while now, I've been working on a short story. I wanted to try to make this one as polished as possible, so I took some time to edit it and have some other people read through it. Now, at last, I … Continue reading Short Story: Provided
Hello hello, my friends! Summer is well upon us, and today I want to share with you three summer-themed haikus that I wrote a little while ago! I hope you enjoy! 😀 Pond Still, untouched water. A green duck swoops down to land. Bright ripples now gleam. Resting Under summer’s sun, a squirrel basks in … Continue reading Pond: a summer haiku + two more
This is a poem a wrote not too long ago in a spoken word form. Ever since I discovered spoken word poetry I thought it was so cool, and I think it'd be fun to try out sometime! Anyway, enjoy the poem! I hope it encourages you and uplifts your day. There are many days … Continue reading Poem: Days
Failure hurts. You attempt something, and you don't successfully complete what you tried. But I just want to say--that's okay. Failure is one more step to success. You tried, you didn't complete what you tried, which means you can now learn from your failure and try again. Here's a quick secret (which isn't actually even … Continue reading Embrace Failure
I sit at the very top of everything. Well, I suppose not everything. The sky is above me, stretching from horizon to horizon, its vast blue openness clear and freeing. A few clouds float above my head as well, light and fluffy. They must be light, I think, smiling, to be able to drift so … Continue reading On Top