Hi all, I do not consider myself a sentimental person. I generally cringe away from feelsy things, things with too much glitter, things that are generally over-the-top and loud and obnoxious... That is, until Christmas comes around. Don't get me wrong - I still hate loud, obnoxious things during Christmas *glances nervously at parties with … Continue reading Christmas Movies of 2018! (Review)
Hi all, My finals are over! I survived! And with that, I can now again focus more time on writing. Or, well, writing what I want as opposed to what a professor wants. I've been going through all the poems I've written in the past few years since I started writing poetry, mulling over what … Continue reading The Littlest Leaf – Poem
Hi all, It's that time of year again! The air is cold, snow is in the air, finals are fast approaching but over soon (!!), I have to condense my TBR into a few books for a wish list, and all our dashes are flooded with holiday book tags! So let's get started: 1. Anticipation: The … Continue reading The Joy of Christmas Book Tag
Hi all, As you may know or not know, I recently took a poetry class. As I'm near the end of the term and prepping for finals, I went through lots of the poetry I wrote this semester. It was kind of a surreal experience, because I can clearly see my progress. When I first … Continue reading Log #16: Poetry! And Finals! But mostly Poetry!
Hi all, So I'm an English Major, and one of the things I get asked is why we need to take English Courses - aka, why do we need to read classics? I mean, they're just a bunch of dusty old stories that no one can relate to anymore, right? I'm here to hopefully shed … Continue reading Why You Should Care About Classics – The Hero Archetype. (& Beowulf)
Hi all, I've recently been thinking about tropes a lot - particularly ones that I don't think anyone realizes are actually terrible. May they be masks for lazy writing, problematic, or just straight-up nonsensical, I think we can all agree that we've all come across elements in a story or two that make us go: Here … Continue reading Tropes That Are Actually Garbage.
Hi all, So last post was...um. Hectic. I was in a weird state of mind, to say the least. I think I'm okay now - or at least on the way to getting it together. Thank you for indulging in my venting. Additionally, I thought maybe I should mention this in case any of you … Continue reading Log #15: Current Writing and Current Reads!