The forest in Spring was a sleepy sort of place. Even the dappled sun between the branches was like light filtering through drawn curtains. Birds chirped freely to remind the sleeping giants it was time for waking. The trees stirred from slumber and stretched towards the glow. A rabbit scampered through the sparse underbrush, feelingContinue reading “A Forest in Spring – Earth Day composition”
Do you ever feel like everyone in the world knows more than you about everything? Okay. Well, maybe not everyone. But many many people. I often feel like I’m missing out on some great knowledge, though it only seems to be some vague idea of knowledge and not actually something tangible. Maybe I haven’t readContinue reading “Am I not Smart Enough for This?”
But the more time I spent querying it and getting rejected, then not getting accepted into a Twitter-based mentorship program, the more I started to think that maybe something was missing or not quite right with the book. But since I spent 6 years working on it, I don’t know if I want all that time and effort to be in vain.
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This was a poem I wrote at the end of October and posted on Instagram. Posting here for posterity.
I’m always so inspired by people who chase after their dreams no matter what. They quit their jobs, drop everything, and go. Just go. I admire them so much because I don’t know if I could ever do it. I’ve never been a particularly brave person. As a child, I was skittish and timid ofContinue reading “What if I’m not Brave Enough?”
Step 1: Finish writing a book
*This is key
6 years, 5+ drafts, 83k words, and a whole lot of procrastination. The work is ready to go out into the world.
If your one-legged pigeon is a little wonky, that’s fine as long as you’re not hurting yourself and it feels good.
This is a short story I wrote for Neil Gaiman’s MasterClass: The Art of Storytelling. I liked it a lot, so I wanted to share it here! This is my first short story I’ve posted here, so I hope you like it. It was the First of November—the night of the burning—and Nan knew thatContinue reading “November Song”