Category Inspirational

Dear Reader,

Why are you so wonderful? No really I once read something out of a college literary book. (Unfortunately, I can’t remember the name. I promise to figure it out sooner or later.)  In the back, there were letters and essays from different authors: what to do; what not to do; reasons why young writers should […]

When you Google “Inspiration”

On a dreary Monday morning, even the sun says to bug off. It sleeps in—unlike the millions of other worker bees who continue on into their morning commute. Each drone slowly coming down from their weekend high. Today I woke up at 8:30 AM.  Not at all missing my nine-to-five, I took advantage of my […]

The Difference

If you are writing, singing, rapping, dancing, painting, drawing, acting, _____ing with the intent that everyone and they mama’s mama’s mama should like your sh*t… then you’re doing it for the wrong reason. The beauty of self-expression is the “self,” which a lot of people might relate to, but certainly not always agree with. As soon as […]

In Case of an Insecurity…

“I don’t have a good job.” “I don’t make enough money.” “What if I can’t do it?” “What if I’m not good enough?” “I just wanna stop writing.” “I just want—to quit.” Welcome to my world of insecurity. Where everything good is bound to go wrong, and everything bad is bound to get worse. I […]