It was the mid 2000s and I found myself having to write, yet again, another research paper for school. High school to be exact. Like every report before it, it was due on a Monday, leaving me to devote a sizable chunk of my weekend to making sure that it was complete. Unless I REALLY wanted to test the limits of my ‘creativity’
procrastination by finishing it before the period it was assigned, using one of the school computers.
More important, than the due date, was the fact that I usually wanted to finish it early enough for my dad to look at it before I submitted it for a grade. What can I say? I was a glutton for punishment.
Continue reading “A Tale of One Red Ink Pen”
Still in the month of January, I’ve been making good on my goal to read way more books in 2018.
I’ve mentioned many times on this blog that the realms of fantasy and science fiction are my two favorite genres to read. Not the only ones I consume, of course, but typically the sections of the bookstore that I’ll probably visit first; and through this, I realized last year just how lacking I was in authors of color peppering my reading lists. I previously spoke on this back in 2016 on a blog post for more representation being needed in science fiction, but I didn’t pursue it further.
Continue reading “A Brush With the Familiar Yet Fantastical”
You can’t simply write in a bubble all day for the rest of your life.
Continue reading “No Procrastination to Publications in 2018!”
How much are you willing to step into the pitfall in front of you if it means crossing the finish line later?
Continue reading “Not Being Afraid to Fail Forward”
I decided to not post on the blog twice in one day like I mentioned on yesterday. The last thing I wanted to do was ramp up content to start spamming on here. So here we are!
Continue reading “2018 Flash Fiction Challenge”