You Make Motherhood Look So Easy!

Is motherhood as scary as it sounds? For the past couple of weeks, since giving birth to my second baby, I've gotten comments such as, "You Make Motherhood Look So Easy!" My first thought was, "What the heck does that even mean?" I received this comment from a mom and from a friend who doesn’t [...]

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How Did You Fall in Love with Reading?

Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world. ~Jeanette Winterson Today, I read. For hours. And it felt pretty darn good. I remember the day like it was yesterday.  Well, there are two ocassions. One was when I was about seven or eight. I was living [...]

What happens when writing isn’t fun anymore?

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 [...]

Why Do You Write?

The thing with writing is that you must find your voice and reveal who you are. Who are you and why are you writing? What are you trying to tell the world? Why should we read anything you write? What is your purpose? Are you writing to entertain, inspire, or simply to inform? Are you holding [...]