Inspiration, the coveted feeling of every writer. Let me tell you why writing inspiration is garbage, but also how to find it once you've lost it.
I became a bad writer. It doesn't take much to be one, but it also doesn't take much to be a better writer. Let's talk about both, and grow together.
Writer's go through rough/dry/tough patches all the time. If I could give one piece of advice to any struggling writer it would be this.
You will be faced with hate, hate disguised as criticism, and criticism you feel is hate. Here is how to respond to a hate comment.
I have entered a writing competition. Let's talk about what you can expect when you're expecting... the results of a writing competition, that is.
Hello friends, newcomers, etc. It's been a long time since I've written a blog post. Rather, it's been a long time since I felt I had something worth blogging about. Recently, I've had a spurt of poetry submissions flying from my desk. As I've said time and time again, I never thought of myself as … Continue reading I’ve Been Rejected
I have never been so well dressed in my life. As many of you know, I am still in college, though I just recently signed up for graduation in December (yay!), and being in college I've had the opportunity to join the English Honor Society: Sigma Tau Delta. This offers a wide range of opportunities for all college writers, and I definitely recommend joining if one ever has the opportunity to do so. One perk that I took full advantage of was being able to submit a piece to the national convention, which means I would get a chance to travel out of state, attend a literary convention, and present my piece in front of all my peers and colleagues for my college. Needless to say, I was beyond pumped.
Very rarely do I find things embarrassing. The most embarrassing things are the funniest. So, for the sake of laughter, I share with you two reasons (experiences) that show you why life as a writer (or my life in general) IS NOT glamorous. At all. Not even a little bit. So, as a full-time student, … Continue reading 2 embarrassing reasons why life as an author ISN’T glamorous.
It's... contemplative. Introspective. Thoughtful. It is what most would call... Boring. Most people wouldn't dare define their own writing as boring, but I'm doing just that. Why? Because it says a lot about who I am. While we're told not to take bad reviews personally, and I tend not to, I do find it interesting … Continue reading How I define my writing style
I don't tend to make rant posts (too often, anyway), but while sitting in the lobby of one of my school buildings, I happened to listen in on a conversation between a student and a teacher. Often times, our teachers don't meet with us in their offices. Why? I couldn't tell you, but this particular … Continue reading The teachers are failing. Not us.