Seven: “Sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck”

Seven: “Sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck”

Have you ever looked back and thought “imagine if that had happened like I planned” only to realise your life would be completely different? I sure have. Sometimes, I think about the ways my life would be better if I’d taken a different road, but I wouldn’t be here. I wouldn’t be the person I [...]

Eight: A day of Netflix can be exactly the therapy you need

Eight: A day of Netflix can be exactly the therapy you need

“Just one more” she says as the countdown ends and the next episode begins. “I’ll do it right after this” he mutters as he puts the next disc into the DVD player. Before either of them knows it, the moon has replaced the sun outside either windows and they are left with that feeling of [...]

Nine: The wrong people will disappoint you, the right people won’t

Nine: The wrong people will disappoint you, the right people won’t

My circle is smaller than it was last year. While I feel like I should be disappointed by this, everything society has taught me makes me feel like this is a failing on my part, it's not. Those who are in my life, I trust completely. I don’t question a single one of their beautiful [...]

My Mind Matters

When you take writing classes, or even scrolling through Pinterest, as an unpublished writer you are bombarded with the idea of creating an online identity for yourself. A platform to collect an audience and eventually promote your books. This is a concept I have struggled with since I took a “Building your Author Platform” at [...]