Why You Need to Take More Risks [Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone]

Happy Saturday! The differences between being alive and living are drastic. Depending upon how you analyze the word, being alive is merely existing. For instance, you are alive if your lungs expand, if your heart thumps rhythmically. You are alive if you simply function. Truly living, on the other hand, consists of building upon experiences…

Why New Year’s Resolutions Never Work

The year 2017 calls for New Year Resolutions. With less than a week before the big countdown, it's all anyone's talking about. But the truth of the matter is that a fraction of the people who make resolutions actually follow through with them. Why has this become such a common trend? Because people consistently make…

‘Tis the Season (For Submissions)

Even if the Winter Solstice doesn't arrive until December 21st, I can't shake the feeling that it's officially Winter. The Christmas trees are up, holiday music plays through every radio station imaginable, final exams approach our calendars quietly, and the time to write is far and spaced between. It is difficult to write at such…

Share Your Blog With Me [100 Followers Post]

I began this blog in the stifling months of Summer through an arts college program in Georgia. I honestly did not think it would get very far... at the time, it was an experiment, a personal project urged on by my professor. However, over the last few months, this blog has slowly yet surely grown,…

Top 15 Writing Prompts to END Your Writer’s Block

Getting stuck in a creative rut is one of the most frustrating obstacles to overcome, whether you're a blogger, poet, essayist, fiction-writer, or a creator still in your experimental stages. To ease some of that frustration, I've listed fifteen of a few of my favorite prompts to help get your gears moving again. (They are listed…