Wanderlust

I don't know about y'all, but as an avid reader of historical fiction and a consumer of all things Austen and Victorian I often am overcome by a wish that I could travel back in time. Reading makes me want to trot across the globe and travel through time to eras gone by. Now, the first... Continue Reading →

Write What You Know

As a writer, I've heard this saying practically my whole life: write what you know. As cliche as it may sound, it's true. You may ask, what do you mean? Surely C.S. Lewis never visited Narnia or Tolkien Middle Earth. And you're right. They didn't. But they didn't have too. Those places were in their hearts... Continue Reading →

Glory and Beauty

I'm in one of those moods where life feels so achingly beautiful and big. I'm not even sure how to put it into words. There is beauty in the sunset, in the pale blue of the sky. Beauty hides in the moon and the sadness in someone's eyes. A story sits on every face. Everyone,... Continue Reading →

A Story in a Picture

"A picture paints a thousand words, but the photographs don't tell it all." (Andrew Peterson, Nothing Left to Say) This quote has me thinking about the power of an image and all the emotions and words they evoke. I don't know about you, but my writer's mind sees a story in every poetic image that... Continue Reading →

Best Soundtracks

The last few weeks I've been studying for finals like a mad woman. The two subjects that have most occupied my time are chemistry and geometry. I despise chemistry. (No offense to anyone who enjoys it.) I don't know about you, but when I find myself studying more than usual, I also find that I listen to an... Continue Reading →

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