Meditating My Way Out of Comparison

People compare themselves to each other. I don’t know if it’s an evolutionary thing or something we’ve conditioned ourselves to do over the course of thousands of years. But, it’s something we do. It’s not inherently a bad thing, as it helps us learn where we need to improve ourselves. If we see Bob buildingContinue reading “Meditating My Way Out of Comparison”

So much for summer love: Flash Fiction

“Are you sure?” he whispered against the skin of my neck.  I’d never been more sure of anything. Even if this was my first time.  “Have you ever—?”  He shook his head. “Never.” Our love story occurred in memories; in moments that slipped through my fingers like the sand.  …It was the swirling air;  …theContinue reading “So much for summer love: Flash Fiction”

Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

“Three words, large enough to tip the world. I remember you.” France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out acrossContinue reading “Book Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue”

My Favourite Part of Writing

Today is November 23 and I’m in the midst of NaNoWriMo chaos. Trying, with questionable success, to write a certain amount of words every day with an end goal of 50k in one whole month has been a daunting task for someone who is very slow and quite sparse with her writing. But, it hasContinue reading “My Favourite Part of Writing”

Wouldst thou like to live creatively

If you haven’t seen the 2015 film The VVitch, you might not understand the reference of this post’s title. If you have, I’m sure you get it. Imagine now, it’s nighttime, dark as pitch outside, and a dark figure comes up behind you— the devil in the form of Black Phillip the goat—and, whispering, offersContinue reading “Wouldst thou like to live creatively”