Healing takes communication. I'd like to be up front and say that, for now, I will be taking time to work on my trauma and center myself. Losing myself to grief wasn't on the agenda, but like every good writer, I push ahead. Sometimes the toughest choice is being open to asking for help. I … Continue reading On the Road to Healing
Watch me...drown in my own light,Watch me...darken my own skiesWatch me...lose touch of what is realWatch me...drown in this feeling- Ellena Soule, "Wolves" Sometimes I darken my own skies. I stumble and fall out of line. The days that are hardest for me are those in which I feel so very profoundly and wonder what's wrong with me. Pages in … Continue reading Facing the Wolves
Sometimes you just have to let the music speak for itself. https://youtu.be/AIOAlaACuv4 To those following my blog through its many highs and lows, I appreciate you so very deeply. May your music and prose carry you up and onward into a new year, one full of growth, hope, and resiliency. Peace.
Are you strong enough to write to your own fears? If so how do you know? The answer often lies in the very first few words you write in your story. I’m not afraid to die. Not by losing myself in my hatred for my ex-boyfriend. Not by the sonic waves of the Swarm that … Continue reading Writing to Our Fears
I may be an aspiring author, but writing from a place of pure vulnerability is not something I practice all that often. Tonight, I'm exercising that right to let my walls down. Tonight, I'm taking the time to speak to my shortcomings and my strivings, to be still when hours of training and mental challenges … Continue reading A Future Ironman’s Promise
Hey everyone! I'm so glad to announce that I am, in fact, going to keep sharing my favorite music with you all throughout the fall and winter. "Sounds of Summer" may be on hiatus, but "Aural Autumn" is here to fill that void. As you might expect, this is a series in which I'll talk … Continue reading Aural Autumn: Tunings
Hey everyone! As the weekend winds down, I wanted to post a couple of updates regarding my vlog and creative writing. I'm also getting ready to do NaNoWriMo for the second time. Less than two months until the big event! First, the sad news. I got behind on my video editing and won't be able … Continue reading Honest Bachelor’s Life and Writing Updates
Why hello there, fellow bloggers and writers. I know I don't ask this enough, but how are you, as my follower, doing? What are your big aspirations for 2017 when it comes to writing? Who knows about your goals? How have you enlisted them - or not - to help you get there? Tonight I … Continue reading The Learning Phase: Lessons From Writer’s Digest