//Disclaimer: this post may have spoilers for the story I’m writing about, but I do try to keep them to a minimum. Also trigger warnings for this post, given the topic at hand: depression, suicide, loss of a child, death. This story has been one of my more difficult stories so far, and not because… Read More What I learned from writing If Only Memories Breathed
Last time I talked about it being okay to take breaks from writing. It surprises me how many times this needs to be said. To others, but also myself. Guilt is a common feeling for many writers giving us the feeling that we need to work harder and produce more words. Honestly I’m feeling a… Read More Writer’s Guilt
Demanding someone take responsibility for their problematic deeds is not censorship: a post on what’s problematic, cancel culture, and allowing space to learn and do better. Disclaimer// This isn’t aimed at anyone in particular. These are just my thoughts, do not come here to troll or harass. With current conversations I thought I’d put what… Read More We don’t demand perfection, we demand improvement
I have mentioned it on my social media, but thought I’d write about it here as well. This month is camp NaNoWriMo and I’m joining in on the fun! For those unfamiliar with the event, every year we have writing events where writers push themselves to meet a certain wordcount goal. NaNoWriMo is short for… Read More Camp NaNoWriMo 2018: April
I’m a little late this month, but here it is, my monthly update! April has begun, so that means the start of camp NaNoWriMo and Autism Awareness Month, and the right moment to reflect on my writing progression for the past month. It won’t be the first time that I’m doing NaNo, but it’ll be… Read More Writing Progress Update: March
Today I found out it’s Black Speculative Fiction Month. The whole of October has events to celebrate and spread awareness and I think it’s a great incentive. Speculative fiction written by Black authors has been pure bliss and important to me because I get to see more futures where I would exist, see possibilities which… Read More It’s Black Speculative Fiction Month!