On the highs and lows of life and the evolution of this blog (i.e. Rafia likes to ramble)

I noticed that every time I write a positive or happy post, it is almost always followed by a melancholic one. I don't plan on this, but it ends up happening that way. But before I get into the sad stuff... For those of you who read my last post, my performance went well... I… Continue reading On the highs and lows of life and the evolution of this blog (i.e. Rafia likes to ramble)

At least take the time to read the book jacket!

It's hard to not be lured in by the images social media feeds us. The fact that the amalgamation of these images is even called a 'feed' makes me wonder: Did Al Gore predict this all along? In all seriousness though, I don't know how those of you who have resisted the pull of social… Continue reading At least take the time to read the book jacket!

The sting of rejection

The thing about receiving upsetting news is that after wiping away a day full of tears, my little grey cells begin to start working again. In my case, I have inspiration to write! So if anything, rejection can fuel creativity (well, my version of it anyway). As you can surmise, I got my third rejection… Continue reading The sting of rejection