From My Archives: A Childhood Story

Today, I'm moving away from the kinds of things I normally write to share a story I wrote while in my Grade 12 Creative Writing Class. The story itself is true. It is technically a piece of non-fiction writing, though I would clarify that some details were altered because my memory isn't up to par … Continue reading From My Archives: A Childhood Story

Writing for Your Writer’s Soul

Yesterday I had an experience I thought worth sharing. I had my first major day of classes yesterday, but during the day I had a three hour empty stretch. Since classes hadn’t started yet, there wasn’t any homework to do while waiting for my next class so I instead opened my laptop and started writing. … Continue reading Writing for Your Writer’s Soul

My Lingering Reflections From my 3Day Novels

For those of you who have been following my writing journey for longer than this blog has been around, you may remember a project I undertook in 2016. In fact, as of this posting, it has been exactly two years since the, dare I say, lifechanging project. I’ll set the scene. Chiante was young, she … Continue reading My Lingering Reflections From my 3Day Novels

Creating a Commonplace Book for my Writing

With school looming around the corner, I’ve been busy reading syllabi and collecting the materials I need for my classes. One of the things I encountered, which would be an understatement to say I’m excited about is, keeping a commonplace book for one of my history classes. If you are like me, you don’t know … Continue reading Creating a Commonplace Book for my Writing

Am I Future Chiante?

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be the kind of person that journals. And for as long as I can remember, and have evidence of, I start a journal intending to write everyday only to abandon the habit and journal in less than a week. At some point I came … Continue reading Am I Future Chiante?