I'm reading a book called Twisted Scriptures and I now have a better understanding of how easy it can be to become manipulated by a spiritual leader who is manipulative and controlling. The easiest targets are those who are at a point in life where they are vulnerable and confused about their own beliefs. Then, [...]
For some time now, I have been feeling like writing fiction is a chore instead of my escape. I used to be able to just sit for hours and enjoy writing. I used to look forward to writing fictional stories. Have I gotten lazy? Somewhere between finishing my Master’s in Creative Writing and trying to [...]
"Some things are hard to write about. After something happens to you, you go to write it down, and either you over dramatize it, or underplay it, exaggerate the wrong parts or ignore the important ones. At any rate, you never write it quite the way you want to." ― Sylvia Plath
Someone asked me, "What makes a good writer? " Answers vary, but in my opinion: Being a good writer is not about how many big words you use or how intelligent you may sound but it's about creating a world for your readers. A world your readers can escape into. As a writer, I try [...]
For all my mommy writers, how do you do it? I know that it is difficult at first, but at what point does it get just a little bit better? A few weeks ago, I received edits back from my agent. I was in the last weeks of my pregnancy, so imagine the discomfort. I [...]
So... I somehow happen to be stuck in the car for one hour right now (long story), so that gives me time to post something while hubz is driving. This morning, I took some time and went dancing. Dance is another passion of mine apart from books and writing. I think it's good to step [...]
Slowly fading, slowly aging, the days have turned into months. Slowly pacing, slowly gazing, inside your heart to hear your plea. Slowly dancing, slowly weaving, to get closer to the truth. Slowly aching, slowly longing, to abolish what was once a fantasy...
I sit and I stare. My mind is heavy. My thoughts are blurry. I sit and I stare. My heart is weary. My life is scary. I sit and I stare.
I am pure noise and want you to hear my plea. This will be my last cry. My heart is aching. Begging with hope, For you to look deep inside my heart, So that I can be exposed. Exposed of this insanity. Free me. For I know what you want. I am feeling trapped, From [...]
Pense a moi Garde-moi prés de toi. Je veux partager ces heures prés de toi. Emmène-moi avec toi, dans tes pensées. Parle-moi de tous tes soucis. Je serai la pour toi. Je t'écoute. J'ai ouverts mon coeur. Emmène-moi ou tu veux. Dans mon âme, tout est claire. Donc je suis prête à aimer comme il [...]