Writer’s Block Exists, But Not in the Way You Think

It’s pretty common knowledge that writers (or any other type of artist) need a kick in the pants every so often, and usually that kick needs to come from themselves. Artists are great at getting themselves into creative ruts and flailing helplessly when they realize there’s no easy way out. And it can be so… Continue reading Writer’s Block Exists, But Not in the Way You Think

I Don’t Regret Giving Up Acting: Some Darker Sides of Being a Child Actress

Today my sister directed me to a video in which Dylan Sprouse, one of the twins who starred in Disney Channel’s The Suite Life of Zack and Cody as well as its spin-off The Suite Life on Deck, explains why he and his brother quit working for Disney in favor of pursuing degrees at NYU. I’m not sure if the Sprouse twins… Continue reading I Don’t Regret Giving Up Acting: Some Darker Sides of Being a Child Actress

The Only Thing I Know That’s Keeping Me Alive

And that’s the hope I have, the only thing I know that’s keeping me alive. – Paramore, “Last Hope” People have different reasons for why they write. I respect that. I also strive to be an empathetic human being who works to understand other people’s perspectives. Sometimes, this is hard to do. Especially when I… Continue reading The Only Thing I Know That’s Keeping Me Alive

Artistic Growth, In Writing and in All Forms of Art

Prepare yourselves. I’m about to get a little rambly (though if you’ve been following this blog, I assume that’s a thing you’re okay with?). I know some people like consistency. When they listen to an album they like, watch a movie they enjoy, or read their favorite book, they hope to see more of something… Continue reading Artistic Growth, In Writing and in All Forms of Art