#blogging, creative writing, Opinion, Procrastination, social commentary, social media

Too Much Time on Your Hands: A Mini-Essay

I think most of us are guilty of uttering the phrase "that person has too much time on their hands." It could be prompted by any number of things: a Youtube video that splices clips of a politician's speech so they are speaking the lyrics to a pop song, an exact replica of Denmark made… Continue reading Too Much Time on Your Hands: A Mini-Essay

#procrastination, #television, Current Events, funny, Humor, Opinion, Pop Culture, Reaction, social media, Television Shows, work in progress, Writing

How Drake and Josh Are Destroying My Novel

I never thought procrastination would be so simple, but I found a way. I found a way. I set out  working on chapter seven of my story and somehow found myself plunging into the ether of pop culture sludge. For literally no reason at all, I began looking into the Drake and Josh controversy. In… Continue reading How Drake and Josh Are Destroying My Novel

Opinion, social media, Writing, YA fiction

Social Media Killed My Curiosity About Authors

When I was a child I daydreamed all the time about talking to my favorite writers. While I was toiling for hours over my own horrible manuscripts, I would wonder to myself what wisdom they would impart onto me if I ever mustered up the courage to write to them. Writers back then were these… Continue reading Social Media Killed My Curiosity About Authors

#blogging, #opinion, Books, On Writing, platforming, social media, Writing

Opinion: Instagram v. Twitter

As a writer who is trying to gain recognition, I've done what dozens of writing magazines, podcasts, and Facebook pages keep telling me to do: have multiple platforms on multiple social media sites. This has been a...mostly unsuccessful endeavor on my part seeing as I find social media a distraction from what I really should… Continue reading Opinion: Instagram v. Twitter

On Writing

I Can’t Social Media: A Writer’s Quandary

Writers are told more and more these days that they should have a strong presence online. They should branch out through any means possible; stamp their name on as many social media websites as they can. However, I have been very remiss in this department. Disgracefully so, I would say. I love writing for my… Continue reading I Can’t Social Media: A Writer’s Quandary