Picking up from where the last post left off, I ramble a little before making the decision whether it’s time to abandon writing at last. … More What on Earth Happened to January? (part two)
January was a long, bizarre, intense kind of month. It always is, I don’t know why this still surprises me at round twenty-three. Perhaps it’s because, with a year in between, it’s easy to forget. First things first, I have been writing this past month, despite low energy and motivation. What matters is that (apart from … More What on Earth Happened to January?
After all this time, I finally answer some questions about The WIP That Has No Name. … More Questions on The Book
Lecrae’s recent decision to walk away from ‘white evangelicalism’ suggests that the church is beginning to swallow the poison of intersectionality. But we’re to love each other as Christ commanded and gospel loving never leads to ecclesiastical apartheid. Here’s some thoughts from a privileged white girl.
… More Knock-Off Shoes, Mocha Kids, and Intersectional Disunity
They say that it’s because you were born inside the wrong body, that you can’t help it. They say that it’s brave for you to try to fix that problem, that you should be true to yourself. They say that embracing these feelings will make things so much better for you. That this won’t hurt … More About a Girl
Because what fun would life be if it was actually easy? … More 21 Writer Problems
I don’t want to play the victim nor the pity card and I don’t care to draw moralistic lessons about forgiveness, suffering, or justice. I write this only because I cannot keep ignoring it. Quite simply, it is time to acknowledge out loud that it happened and it hurt.
Because it did. … More And That’s My Story.
With technology constantly changing and developing, we have more opportunities that ever to have out words, pictures, and voices find their way to people we don’t even know and will probably never meet.
Run a quick search through your favourite search engine and you will find thousands upon thousands of articles listing The Top X Books of All Time Ever or X of the Worst Books Not Worth the Paper They’re Printed On. They come in a crazy variety of categories including (but not limited to) Thriller, Romance, … More Five Books That Shaped Me As A Writer
He was an excellent speaker, unobtrusive but captivating. He did not flog us ten easy steps to getting published, nor did he attempt to dazzle us with eloquent yet empty verbosity. The man spoke simply and humbly and said just this:
Write what you know. … More William Feinnes, The Snow Geese, and Why I’ll Never Be Tolkien