The Power of an Apropos Post

Good Saturday readers! First off, I would like to admit something important: my blogging skills have become somewhat rusty in my last few months of absence. Sure, I would like to blame it solely on my time in grad school, but the truth is that I have allowed myself to completely slip away from a … Continue reading The Power of an Apropos Post

Eyes of Excruciation – Act 1

Dear reader: As I revive my blog and resume regular postings, I thought it would be fitting to start publishing some of my older YA short stories, poems, and musings. I am really proud of Eyes of Excruciation, a novella that I wrote during a difficult time in high school. I grappled with thoughts of … Continue reading Eyes of Excruciation – Act 1

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

First impressions: My first time immersing myself in a work by Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Sleepwalking through life. That's what I feel like I've been doing since my dad passed away. Then I walked the aisles of Barnes and Noble a week ago. Plucked this book out of its forgotten corner of the shelf. I smiled at … Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe