Forgotten Souls, Neglected Skins

Today I am sharing a piece I wrote for my Creative Non-Fiction Writing class.  Enjoy! Few are aware that I am an active member of a relatively unknown Resistance. Depending on the tasks needed, I’m a doctor, a repairwoman, an artist, a conservationist. But generally speaking, I’m a protector of a dying art. I’m a … Continue reading Forgotten Souls, Neglected Skins

Why I’m Studying History instead of English

I’m a student. I’m in my second year of a BA in History. And as much as I lowkey love the idea of becoming a historian, the real reason I chose the history program is because I’m a writer.Now, I’ve had lots of people ask me why I’m not in the English program if my … Continue reading Why I’m Studying History instead of English

Allowing Yourself to Rewrite

I’ve been taking a creative non-fiction class this semester. Besides being introduced to and immersed in a vast, deep, and beautiful genre of writing, I’ve learned a lot of transfereable skills for other types of writing. The particular lesson I want to talk about today is rewriting. In my fiction writing process, rewriting was an … Continue reading Allowing Yourself to Rewrite

Author Interview with Chrissy M. Dennis

I've got a really special post to share with you this week! One of my dearest author friends has agreed to do an interview with me about her writing and about her newest book that is being released next week! So without further ado, please welcome Chrissy M. Dennis! First off, tell us a bit … Continue reading Author Interview with Chrissy M. Dennis

4 Alternative Projects to do During NaNo

It’s right in the name, National Novel Writing Month, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t use the energy and community set up in November to make some serious progress on your writing. Sometimes writing a novel from page one isn't the most effective or doable project to work on during NaNo. Don't let that … Continue reading 4 Alternative Projects to do During NaNo