Writing, Release, and Summer

Summer in all its chlorine scented, air conditioned, peach hued, iced coffee glory is finally here. Finally. I almost don't believe it. This was my first afternoon without obligations and I kept thinking to myself, 'don't I have algebra homework?' The next three months will pass quickly, they always do, but I welcome their release.... Continue Reading →

Bits of Story

  "Do I have to jump?" Lottie's voice raises two octaves on 'jump' after taking on a nasally tone at 'have.' Aaron stares at her incredulously, "No, but..." "No? Yes!" Ralph cuts in with his own opinion with no surprise to anyone there, "Just go already." He rolls his eyes. "You don't have to, but we've been here for... Continue Reading →

March in Review

April is here? Already? Months used to drag on endlessly when I was little and now I blink and the month is already gone. It seems the older you get the faster time moves. Movies The Notebook  This actually was my first time seeing this (I know, I know, what a shameful teenage girl I... Continue Reading →

I wish I wish I wish

I wish I was a better writer. That I could take the words in my hands and mold them to the depths inside of me for all the world to see. I wish I could convey emotion easily. That the words would slip from my pen and onto the paper and you would understand beyond... Continue Reading →

September and Such

September! What a month, school's started and fall is supposed to be coming. (It hasn't. It wasn't even cold the day I took this picture with my hot latte and sweater. I just like to walk around pretending the leaves are changing colors and the weather is below 70. You feel?) Not much has occurred in... 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 →

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