(Before I dive in: see that adorable avatar to the left there? I had it commissioned by artist Charlavail, and I’m so obsessed with it that I decided to make it a permanent fixture in my blog posts. You should see it at the top of my posts from now on!) To state the obvious:… Continue reading How Journalism Gets Censored: The Tale of My College Newspaper’s Cancellation
This blog is something I treasure. It allows me a platform to write my thoughts on topics that are important to me in long form, and then to distribute those thoughts to a large audience. It provides me with a place to practice my writing, which, to a young writer trying to sell her fiction,… Continue reading I’ve Been M.I.A., But I’m Back With a College Degree!
Hey readers! I just wanted to give you lovely people a quick update about why I seem to have completely vanished from my blog (I’m sad whenever I remember I haven’t written a blog post since February). I spent a month after writing my Frozen post editing my third novel until it was in fine enough condition… Continue reading Why You’ve Been Hearing Nothing But Crickets From Me
A while ago, I wrote what I now consider to be a very naive post about how I am at a disadvantage in the literary industry because I love to read classics, and my novels are consequently influenced by them. I couldn’t understand what the literary world had against archaic language, flowery descriptions, and novels that… Continue reading Classic and Contemporary Novels: How Both Can Improve Your Writing
I have returned from Italy! What does this mean, readers? It means lazing around in my sweatpants for a couple days, jet lag punching me in the face on a regular basis (my body thinks it’s 9:00 pm right now, WOO!), and getting to write another blog post after nearly a month away from it.… Continue reading Tips and Thoughts on Traveling
So, part of the reason I’ve taken so long to update this blog (sorry) is because I’m back at college. I came back about a week early as an orientation mentor for the incoming freshmen, and classes started yesterday. When considering what to write about next, I thought, hey, why not talk about college itself?… Continue reading College