How I’m Letting Go

I am burning my journals. I’m lying. I’m actually going to shred them because I don’t have a backyard to burn them in. I thought I’d never do it. Shred the 12 years worth of notebooks and journals I’ve been lugging. They’re full of poems, pages with tear marks, to-do lists, magazine cut outs, goals, […]

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Dear Writer with Frustration, Inspiration, & Passion

Dear writer, I’m with you. Like you I’m waiting for my breakthrough. Out of frustration and out of inspiration I write here. First, because even when literary journals or magazines have rejected my works, I refuse to believe that my writing isn’t worth publishing. Second, because Etty Hillesum, a not-so-well-known writer died too young and […]

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My Top 7 Notebook Covers

This morning I read a few pages of my old journal from 2014, and I found the following quote which rings true today. The bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. -Maya Angelou Then I was inspired to share my top 7 notebook covers. These journals […]

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