Going in Afraid

It freaks me out, if I'm honest. Staring at a blank page knowing I have to turn it into something is slightly terrifying. But I have to write. There is just no choice in the matter. There is something in my mind that just takes to words so strongly, and craves to construct them in … Continue reading Going in Afraid

Decluttering My Life: Closet

Picture this: I'm folding laundry (not my favorite task), and have it all laid out nicely on my bed. The bulk of the chore is over, and now all I have to do is put it away, right? Well, not exactly... you see, my closet is an absolute mess, with clothes filling each shelf and … Continue reading Decluttering My Life: Closet

Tough Conversations

There are some conversations in life that none of us want to have: that breakup, leaving that job, or simply telling someone a truth they won't want to hear. It can be easy to suddenly lose the words you'd prepared for hours before, rendering you silent and debating as to whether or not say anything … Continue reading Tough Conversations

Writer’s Oasis: Write. It. Down.

Have you ever had a really good idea? You know, the kind that makes you feel all excited and motivated to make things happen? The kind that just brightens your entire your day and makes you think completely positively? Yeah, those are the best. However, I for one always seem to think I'm going to … Continue reading Writer’s Oasis: Write. It. Down.

Writer’s Oasis: Topic // Wordsmiths

Blacksmiths. Shoe smiths. Wordsmiths? I first heard that term in my undergrad senior seminar. My professor put it so eloquently that I wouldn’t do it justice in a recreation, but that one word really stuck with me. Wordsmith. We cultivate words to create something beautiful. We’re experts in wordcraft, composing exposition just so that it … Continue reading Writer’s Oasis: Topic // Wordsmiths