A Saturday in May: Life Updates

Much like last May, this month has been a whirlwind so far. I’m currently at my apartment drinking mimosas made with my favorite champagne in the world (at least, out of those I’ve discovered so far…) while cooking myself a big Southern breakfast. And all of the sudden, I feel like writing again. Finally. Taking

Choosing the Right Path

Jack of all trades, master of none? Throw a massive cold/flu/virus at the end of a generally difficult month, and I’m waxing a bit nostalgic this week. I’m currently thinking about a question I’ve been asking myself for literally as long as I can remember: with so many paths to choose from, how do we

Fighting Your Worst Enemy

We all have that person in our lives. Before you've truly begun to formulate an idea for a novel, a business plan, a personal goal, or a new blog, that person's voice is already listing all the ways that it could go wrong. The seemingly infinite number of ways that you could fail. The insurmountable

Dare to be Different

There's a reason people say that you should "dare to be different." Because being different is daring. People don't say that you should try to be different, or aim to be different, or attempt to be different. People don't talk about being different like it is a whim, or something you can work towards casually. People don't

Rediscovering Reading

As you may know if you read my 2017 resolutions post, there was one particular resolution that was pretty aggressive: I want to read 50 books this year. In practice, that means I need to finish one book a week Every. Single. Week. Of. 2017. (and then I can have two weeks off!) While I