A Day In The Life, On Writing

The Hero’s Journey: Death of the Mentor

This month, my writing mentor, David Farland, unexpectedly passed away. It's been really hard to work through because I think on some level I'm still in denial. It doesn't feel real, and I've struggled putting into words exactly what I've been feeling. 

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March Newsletter

I would like to try a little experiment. I’ve been toying with the idea of starting a newsletter. However, I’ve been doing a lot of research and found myself faced with a few barriers that will take some time to overcome, so I’ve decided in the meantime, I’m going to try writing a type of… Continue reading March Newsletter

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Feeling Quarantine and Isolation Blues? Hey, Me, Too.

I don’t know about you guys, but I have not been adapting well to self-isolation. I am extremely extroverted, and since I’ve been staying at home, I’ve slowly gotten more and more depressed and my mental health has deteriorated. I think I’ve had a breakdown seven of the twelve work days I’ve been telecommuting from… Continue reading Feeling Quarantine and Isolation Blues? Hey, Me, Too.

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The Night My Brain Didn’t Write Sober

National Novel Writing Month is, in my opinion, a month for discovery. You discover your limits, your time management proficiency (or lack thereof), your endurance, and your ability to perform under pressure. Well, I don't mean to brag, but I found out I have a superpower. I can type in my sleep. I'm sure most… Continue reading The Night My Brain Didn’t Write Sober

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Graduate Doldrums

Three weeks and a day since I graduated with my degree in Creative Writing. Three weeks and a day. I wish I could say I have something to show for it, like a publication acceptance letter or something, but nothing much else has happened since the big day. I've read a few books, mastered the… Continue reading Graduate Doldrums