Technically, I haven’t written an article since April. I’ve had plenty of ideas, sure, but nothing so strong that it would coerce me into getting out of bed at the start of this whole thing.
At the beginning of our mass isolation, I was sucked into a quarantine-induced depression that…
A short story.
I wished. I wished on stars. Dandelions. 11:11. Eyelashes when they would fall off and land gently on my cheek. Day after day, wish after wish, asking for things to just get better, as if some cosmic entity would hear my pleas and decide that I was…
Fifth time’s a charm.
When I was a sophomore in high school, I wrote what I thought was going to be the next Great American Sci-fi Novel.
I have recently reread my first draft of this book, and, to put it bluntly: no one in their right mind should ever…
Quarantine and how I’ve used it to my advantage.
Quarantine has got me thinking.
Well, I’m sure all of us have been caught up in our own heads a little more than usual because of quarantine, but I’m saying that quarantine has given me time to think.
I don’t currently…
How you can make this your best year.
There were many times in 2019 where I didn’t know how to be grateful.
Things were falling apart around me, I was failing classes, I had dropped out of college.
But there were the good parts of 2019, too. It was just…
Every year, I make the same goals.
This isn’t news.
Most of us do this. We make the same goals we did the year before, but this time we’re going to achieve them.
I’m going to tell you why this isn’t a problem.
If you’re coming into this new year…
There’s one piece of advice I’ll never forget.
I believe that there’s one big secret to writing more.
Well, I guess I can say I believe there are many ways you can write more, but only one of those ways is going to help you the most, and it’s something…
Lessons I’m still learning.
I used to think that by the time I was the age I am now, I’d be a famous, best-selling author.
This is ridiculous for several reasons.
First, I’m only nineteen.
I’m glad my younger self had such big dreams, but I don’t know how realistic…