Usually my writing prompts are inspired by pictures or quotes, but I thought of something different to stir up some thoughts for today. My prompt for you is on the first time you realized that there are other people in the world.Read More »
“Well, I think Wal-Mart’s stock of tutus is probably directed at little girls, not nineteen-year-olds, Sarah,” said my friend, Liz (name changed to protect privacy).
We were standing in the Halloween costume aisle of our local Wal-Mart late one night. Liz tiredly leaned against our mostly empty shopping cart, and I put my hands on my hips, frustrated at the superstore’s lack of tutu selection.
“Can I help you with something?”
I turned around to see a young employee who had an uncanny resemblance to Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Read More »
About a year ago, I spilled the beans on my best kept secret. I finally told people that I plan on being a writer. For me, this was terrifying. I was afraid of what people might say, the eye rolls, the ‘you’ll never make money doing that’ speech.
Finding the balance between too much and too little death is a hard skill for authors to master because it’s easy to get attached or trigger happy.
When I read a good book, Read More »
For a long time, I disliked poetry. I think the main reason for this is that I wasn’t reading the right poetry. Once I found some poems that I connected with, I was hooked. Over the past two years, I’ve developed a soft spot for reading and writing it. I’ve discovered that poetry is the art of brevity, and that’s right up my alley.
Quick post for today!
A while back, I stumbled upon this wonderful site called Six Word Stories. It’s just what it sounds like, a collection of stories that are only six words long, inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s six word story challenge. As an Ernest Hemingway fan, and a fan of writing challenges, I thought this was a good bit to share.