Writing Goals for 2021

Happy weekend friends! I hope your day has been going well. It being January, I've been dwelling on plans for the year, and, while I did not make any new years resolutions this year, I have been thinking about what I would like to achieve this year as a writer. This is the list I've… Continue reading Writing Goals for 2021

NaNoWriMo 2o2o Recap

Ta-da! Here we are in December, seven days from Christmas, with me coming a couple weeks late with my NaNoWriMo recap. So, first things first, yes I did participate in NaNoWriMo this year despite never mentioning it so far. It was very last minute this year that I decided to participate in NaNoWriMo, which for… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2o2o Recap

Poetry Journal Tour | ft. messy handwriting, pictures, and poems I sort of wrote

This year my homeschool co-op's junior class includes a seminar on writing poetry. I've been adoring this one, though it's hard to fit in poetry after working on chemistry and algebra and debate for hours each day. At the beginning of the year we were told to bring two things to class: the book we're… Continue reading Poetry Journal Tour | ft. messy handwriting, pictures, and poems I sort of wrote

Bookbinder Poetry | collab with Emma from Seven Billion Smiles

Hulloooo and happy Monday! Today I have the wonderful pleasure of collaborating with the lovely Emma from Seven Billion Smiles. She started this blog with her younger sisters which to this day is one of my absolute favorites. Their drawings and poetry are gorgeous and conversations are always so refreshing. I find myself thinking back… Continue reading Bookbinder Poetry | collab with Emma from Seven Billion Smiles

Found Poetry

There is something lovely about sitting in the grainy light of dusk and scribbling poetry in one's notebook, then sipping some fizzy fruit juice and tracing the gorgeous pictures in one's 1945 copy of John James Audubon's Birds of America. That was Wednesday evening. I sat and stared at empty pages, wrenching my brain to… Continue reading Found Poetry

Exquisite Corpse Poetry: The Poem Itself

Last week everyone was invited to contribute a line of poetry for an exquisite corpse poem. Thanks to everyone who participated! Here is the resulting piece: No one talks about the sky.Elephants yawn at the inky sky,Color pulses behind their closed eyes.Rabbits are a gift from God.I'll give the moon a hug.A donkey brayed across… Continue reading Exquisite Corpse Poetry: The Poem Itself

Ode to 51 | in which the 51st post is about 51 the novel and roughly 51 semi-random facts concerning it

Last week I published my blog post and WordPress sent me a notification: boom. 50 posts. My reaction was not "woah I have written 50 blog posts" or "woah I'm still here and haven't disappeared yet" or even "woah no space monkeys sighted around here yet." Instead it was "NEXT WEEK IS POST 51??" The… Continue reading Ode to 51 | in which the 51st post is about 51 the novel and roughly 51 semi-random facts concerning it