Reading is one of my greatest joys in life, but my to-be-read list exceeds my lifespan. Therefore, I must be choosy. Making it a mission of mine to actually read the highly-praised literary classics, of course that had to include George Orwell’s 1984. I recently finished the dystopian novel a month ago with a pang… Read More What 1984 Taught Me About Worship
When it comes right down to it, I feel uncomfortable with calling myself a “writer”. I had always imagined writers as people who hunch over their typewriters (now computers), writing over 1,000 words a day without fail. Write an epic novel in half a year? No problem! But while writing is something that comes fairly naturally to… Read More Writing and Christianity: Drawing Parallels
If you’re a student, taking up a new hobby once the summer starts may seem like a great idea. You’re likely not quite as busy, and as the temperature increases, so does your itch for change. For me, this resulted in taking up a gymnastics class, starting a blog, trying to do a writing exercise… Read More Don’t rely on inspiration: Be consistent.
Beginning to write is not like riding a bike. That is, starting up again isn’t always easy, and it’s filled with stumbling efforts. This isn’t my real beginning, either. I’ve had the fortune of writing with pen and paper in journals since I was little, and then eventually switching back and forth between paper and… Read More A recycled beginning.