Vacation Inspiration + Guest Post

In my naïveté, I loaded my carry-on with books and writing that needed to be done. I had this idea that all this free time would lead to super productive hours in learning, writing, reading and drawing. But guess what: none of that productive business really happened. The most I felt compelled to do was [...]

New page: Fiction bits

I am trying my hand at writing fiction again. Like I said before, I have been trying to complete Goins’ 31 day writing challenge as a way to challenge myself to include more writing in my daily schedule. I have found, however, several obstacles that have impeded success in this challenge. Some of them include:

5 Reasons the Modern Reader isn’t reading

Most schools rarely give out textbooks anymore and opt out for netbooks, ipads or condense materials into handouts. Books, it seems in most cases. seem uncommon in our day to day lives. So why does it matter? These changes mean that readers’ habits have been changing with them. Below I noted 5 reasons that I [...]

I shouldn’t walk into bookstores.

As I’ve said before, I live in the middle of nowhere. I find any excuse to go back to my lovely, traffic-congested Dallas. This past Saturday I made a lunch date with my good college friend Cara who I hadn’t seen in months. With her and some of my old college buddies, we started  bi-weekly [...]

Where there are no Daydreams.

My desk at work is usually clean. I like to see the deep wood color even though it’s obviously fake. I love to have color surround my space and white papers always have made me edgy.  I love color but I can’t seem to paint or do anything with it and white walls are so [...]