I promise I’ll talk about writing in this one

There's a quote on the tag of my teabag that says "Walk beautifully, talk beautifully, live beautifully." It's been a busy, stressful semester so far, and though finals are creeping up and my final semester of university looms ever nearer, it's also been quite rewarding. I've been able to take a philosophy class, which has … Continue reading I promise I’ll talk about writing in this one

Wrong Bodied, Iron Wrought, Belly-up Fish

β€œCome dance.” She stares at the outstretched hand. Elegant, if a strong, clawed hand broader than her face can be called such a thing. Veins worm their way through the back, and what she can see of the underside is calloused, smeared in dirt, and startlingly pink. Eliza takes a step back. The elf’s smile … Continue reading Wrong Bodied, Iron Wrought, Belly-up Fish

What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Writing?

I've started four or five posts in the last few months, all of which trailed into the weeds and never came back out for various reasons. But I've been thinking, in the spaces between writing attempts. Just thinking. What are we talking about when we talk about writing? I mean sure, we get the usual … Continue reading What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Writing?

A Critique of K.M. Weiland’s Secrets of Story Structure Series

I'll be outright: I'm not a fan of it. Frequenters of this blog shouldn't be surprised, since I tout no rules writing enough to sound like a broken record, but as I've started diving deeper into why no rules this and subjectivity that, I figured it would be worth it to go in depth and … Continue reading A Critique of K.M. Weiland’s Secrets of Story Structure Series

Happy First International Asexuality Day! πŸ–€πŸ€πŸ’œ

Little different than the normal pace of things, but happy first ever International Asexuality Day! Aces like myself lack sexual attraction, and since that's a statement riddled with misunderstanding, I thought I'd take a moment to talk real quick about what attraction is and how it can show up differently for different people. This is … Continue reading Happy First International Asexuality Day! πŸ–€πŸ€πŸ’œ