March Poetry Contest Winner

Happy Sunday, everyone! I would like to congratulate Ralph Alley III (AKA Connor) for being March's poetry winner of the 2B or Not 2B website! His writing follows a narrative structure and truly transports the reader to a different world. His poem “Beyond Our Dreams" shows how poetry can easily become a device of story-telling. Every month there…

Guest Post by Fin: My Writing and Journaling Process

Happy Saturday! Hello 2B or not 2B readers, I’m Fin from Offbeat On-point and Hannah has been so gracious to let me write a writing tips and tricks post for you folks today.  I wanted to do something special for my first guest blog post and so I decided to make a picture essay for you…

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…

When People-Watching

There is a certain type of beauty to the morning, a certain sense of gratefulness as the world peels open its encrusted eyes. The continents untuck themselves from oceanic blankets and mumble, Thank God we’re alive. Thank God we’re breathing. Africa bangs on the head of a drum– Antarctica shivers and Australia stretches its arms…

‘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…