Affirmations are everywhere in this Pandemic. Everyone talks about self care and self love, but let’s talk about you and me. Recently, I signed up for a workshop. I get work back from the workshop and it was a critique and then, they wanted money for me to attend the workshop. Now I know my … Continue reading Everything About You Matters
I was listening to a podcast and one of the mini assignments was to ask yourself, "Who are you writing for?" I sat for awhile. I've been thinking about it and came up with generic answers like- everyone or myself or people like me or people that like books and lastly, my kids. Do I … Continue reading Who Are You Writing For?
This shall also be known as "The Day I Didn't Make 10,000 Steps Despite Running All Over Old Town". I was better prepared. I was able to eat breakfast, catch a leisure train, listen to a podcast-with my bluetooth headphones (they acted very diva like Saturday) and stroll through the city because I knew where … Continue reading EWF19 (Part 2)
I was chosen to be a Fellow at the Emerging Writers Festival this past weekend. It was sponsored by Old Town Books in Old Town Alexandria, VA. A few things-being a Fellow means I had to read an excerpt of my writing, I was able to attend all the events and panel discussions and I … Continue reading My Weekend at #EWF19 (part 1)
My sister told me to write the story I want to read. Whenever I'm stuck or simply not feeling it. I always hear those words in the back of my head. Even after spending hours on Pinterest looking at other Writer's Boards or reading old stories I've started and never finished, it all comes down … Continue reading Why I Write