(Mood soundtrack Aaliyah)
I am officially 26 in t-minus 2 hours. Let’s get confessional.
I am often afraid. I’m afraid of falling and failing. I am afraid of losing more people I love. I am afraid I have no idea what I’m doing with my career.
Continue reading “Diary of a wimpy young adult”
There’d be no Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Twilight…there’d be no me! Who knew the original YA book was The Swiss Family Robinson? Or that it’d be gifted to my 8 year old self by an unconventional 50 year old van driver?
Continue reading “In a world without classics…”
We are all so busy trying to convince others to give us a chance at something bigger. Let us not bear the burden of underestimating ourselves.
In Philip Pullman’s The Amber Spyglass, the protectors of the underworld (horrific screaming harpies) did not let your soul pass unless you told them true stories.
Continue reading “Telling true stories in this world and the next”
A diary excerpt from 8/29/12:
My happiest days are with you even if waiting in anticipation. The thought of meeting with you in a train station still thrills me.
Continue reading “Deeper than all roses- E.E. Cummings”
I had a scary gym teacher named Mr. Grady. But he was smart. He knew someday I’d be perusing the paperbacks and BAM! A cover image that resonates all too well with glorious childhood nostalgia.
Continue reading “What color is your parachute? 4 steps to figure it out.”
Check out Scribd.com’s 2013 guide which provides comprehensive sample pages to read. And it’s free! For those of us tryin’ turn a dime into a $.
I started a blog. Dramatic eh? Seriously though, it took a major mental upheaval to get past the intimidation of setting up a blog, and well, the task of writing for all to see. I’M SO ENORMOUSLY GLAD I DID.
Continue reading “The best decision I made last year: you’re looking at it”