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?
You can find part one here and part two here. Both are ~juicy bois~ so prepare yourself. When you get to know someone, they look like themselves. Have you noticed that? How when you’re friends with someone, their looks don’t stand out to you in the same way because you recognise them as a person… Continue reading On Body Positivity and Insecurity (part 3)
This is the short story I wrote for a unit this trimester. As you read it, I want you to know that a) it is not an accurate depiction of my relationships with my family or their feelings at the time, and b) reading it back now, there are definitely things I would change. (The… Continue reading Clouded Childhood / Short Story
A month ago, I wrote this post about why I deleted my Instagram account. One month on, and I want to talk about what’s changed – if anything – since then. (Something to note is a few days after deleting my Instagram account I also deactivated my Facebook account. These were the two social media… Continue reading One Month Without Social Media
I’ve been thinking so much about my future lately, with my head down as I march towards the next thing. But today I was reminded of what has brought me to this time. At the end of 2017, I moved back home after living in Sydney for two years. I’ve never regretted this decision, despite… Continue reading What Leads Us to the Horizon
In my experience, Christian fiction ranges from the "we said grace before dinner" to "I met God when I went for a walk this morning". Here are three Christian novels that I find to be equally helpful and encouraging, God-focused and educational, and entertaining. All are for adults (rather than being aimed at teenagers). A… Continue reading Christian Fiction / Book Recs
My 22nd birthday is tomorrow, and per tradition, I’ve compiled a list of lessons learned since turning 22. You can find my 20 lessons and 21 lessons here and here. 1/ God will always wait patiently for us 2/ Dry shampoo is not a solution 3/ A poem does not have to serve an obvious… Continue reading 22 things learned at 22