• Life,  Writing

    Why You Should Read Stories You Hate

    There is valuable writing information to be gleaned from even those stories that you can’t wait to put down. We’ve all been there — settling in for a relaxing evening with a cup of tea ready to read the latest…

  • Poetry

    So You Want to Be a Poet

    You can do it! But maybe do these things first… So you want to be a poet. You have decided that you’re going to become the next great Instagram poet and land a lucrative book deal. You want to bring…

  • Life,  Writing

    The Art of Doing Nothing

    What quarantine taught me about creativity. If there’s something we can all relate to right now, it’s the isolation we are experiencing at the hand of the coronavirus pandemic. Right now we are all collectively hunkering down and trying to…

  • Life

    You Must Learn to Challenge Yourself

    Sometimes, the only way to grow is to be uncomfortable. When I was growing up, I struggled with pushing myself out of my comfort zone. I was shy as a child and into my teen years, which sometimes made new…