For the past week or so, I've been feeling super overwhelmed and inundated, as my previous post should have made rather clear. I go through these cycles in my life when all the demands seem too much for me to handle. It could be my perfectionism, my fear of failure... With respect to failure: What … Continue reading Note to self: It will be okay
Where does this desire - nay, compulsion - for constant renewal come from? Why do I have all this energy to start projects, but then lose interest after a few months or even days? Is this my fate, is it in my disposition to start this, start that, take on this, take on that - … Continue reading Call it a poem, call it a lazy attempt at a blog post, call it what you will.
Because they are stupid and useless. God, if I see another listicle being posed as writing, I swear I'm going to... blog about it! I've always known I'm an oddball. I was that one kid who couldn't wait for recess to end so that I could go back inside the classroom. I'm still like that … Continue reading 1 Reason Why I Hate Listicles
I’m relatively new to the world of writing. Though I’ve been blogging since 2003 and have always felt an affinity for writing over, say, public speaking, I only started feeling like a writer last year. I no longer introduce myself as an aspiring writer. But I do hesitate to tell people that I even do … Continue reading Waiting for my muse
I'm well aware it's been over two weeks since I've last blogged. I won't blame the usual "writer's block," because I haven't been blocked per se. I actually had two drafts written, but couldn't manage to edit either of the posts in the time I had. I realized something about myself recently. If I don't … Continue reading Is anybody still reading?