A poem for you on Sunday because I’ve been neglecting Creative Fridays. Running around in circles used to be fun, Making entertainment out of dull conversation. Don’t start your bleeding until I’m gone, Fill up on lies before I return. Lower your expectation and hide your bleeding, I won’t soak up your tears with kind… Continue reading Meaningless / Poetry
I have my favourite books, and they’re generally classics which feature strong yet lovable women and heart-warming yet hard-earned romance. Northanger Abbey (Jane Austen), Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte), North and South (Elizabeth Gaskell), for instance. Other favourites include The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett), The Help (Kathryn Stockett), and Call the Midwife (Jennifer Worth). While… Continue reading Reading Widely
The first week of NaNoWriMo has passed and we’re onto day eight. The first six days involved me being unimpressed by my plot – or, lack of one – and the only thing keeping the story rolling on were conversations that would need to be deleted upon settling on a plot. They were, and still… Continue reading Why Do I Want to Write a Novel?
Being a young adult is not what I thought it would be. When I was younger, I imagined how life would be when I was older, but I never gave thought as to how I would get there. But now I am a young adult, and thinking back on the last year, it feels strange.… Continue reading On Being an Adult (part 2)
October looks great regarding my reading, but in truth half of these are children’s books. Still, it’s said that being a great writer is helped by reading widely. The children’s books are for my university course starting in a couple weeks, and as I’ve been reading classics (never again, Wuthering Heights) it was a nice… Continue reading October 2019 Reading
As you may know, NaNoWriMo is fast approaching and I'm excited. While I don't always listen to music when I write, there's something fun in making a playlist of songs that suit the vibe of the story, or match a character's emotions. Here are ten songs for the novel I'll be writing in November. 1/… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 / Playlist
You tell me to be happy here But there isn’t one right way. Never thought you’d understand This isn’t where I should stay. Don’t take this too hard I’ll hold you in my heart. You shouldn’t follow me This path is for me alone. I’ll come visit you one day Once I’ve made it on… Continue reading Don’t / Poem