So I did this last year and I think I had about seven books on the list. How many did I get through? One. But that's ok. This year I'm going to try it again, and I'm shrinking the list along with focusing a lot more on fiction. Without further ado, here is my 2018 … Continue reading My 2018 “Book-It” List
I know it’s a little close to Christmas, but I have a place in my heart for last-minute shoppers, as I typically am one. In general, it is hard to buy gifts for other humans. And if you’re not a writer, it can be even more challenging to buy for someone who’s big into writing. … Continue reading What to get the writer in your life for Christmas
It's so crazy to think that my first semester of college is already over. I can still clearly remember orientation week back in August. Heck, I can still remember high school graduation! That being said, college has been an incredible experience for me so far. I'm studying what I love and I have learned so much about … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned in my First Semester of College
I like poetry, but I was never as enthralled with it as I could've been. Not as much as my room mate is. She's a creative writing major, which is something I deeply admire, as my writing expertise does not lie in being able to come up with entire worlds from nothing. Naturally, she brought … Continue reading An Evening With Rupi Kaur
Now that I'm settled into my life at college, I've been giving myself the time to be creative. I recently made my first vlog! I think it's something I'm going to get into doing, not that I enjoy showing my face on camera much. Check it out here!
Note: I am not a very political person, nor is this supposed to be a political blog. But I needed to express my thoughts in the wake of recent events, and ultimately, isn't that the purpose of a blog? The world is a beautiful place. You may have just wondered how I have the audacity … Continue reading Thoughts on the World
I had lunch with my lovely high school journalism instructor this past week, and afterward I began thinking about the importance of having a mentor. This is vital for any profession, but especially so in the world of writing. I've found that my best mentors have come into my life pretty naturally. My friend and … Continue reading What to Look for…In a Mentor