20-Something · author · bettering self · book blogger · books · change · life

Just a Thought on Novel Openings

Writing is, perhaps, one of the more difficult of the hobbies/jobs there is in the world today.  To me, it isn’t the character creation or plot invention or dialogue… it is the BEGINNING that always gives me pause.  Perhaps that says something terrible about me, but the beginning of a story should more than just…… Continue reading Just a Thought on Novel Openings

20-Something · author · bettering self · books · budget · change · college · cosplay · encourage · encouragement · exercise · fanboy · fangirl · fashion · feminism · fitness · forest · goals · hair · happiness · hate · health · insecurities · inspiration · inspire · karma · life · lifestyle · love · marvel · me · money · movie · movies · nerd · online · politics · professional · purpose · rant · religion · review · school · seize the day · self · signal · social media · TV show · Twenty-Something · voice · weight · writing

The Heroes We Need

All image credit goes to the creators of the respective films or franchises that own them! Wonder Woman is owned by Detective Comics.  Doctor Who is owned by the BBC. Respective Game of Thrones characters are owned by HBO and George R. R. Martin. The Wonder Woman: Dawn of Justice movie was everything I could…… Continue reading The Heroes We Need

20-Something · bettering self · change · college · cosplay · life

Financial Assistance Needed!

I have attended several charity events as a costumed character for several years, now!  As I recently have picked up several more hours worth of volunteer activities, I have lost some income from my job… which makes these trips even more expensive. It would mean a whole lot if you, my friends and readers could…… Continue reading Financial Assistance Needed!

20-Something · bettering self · change · life

Self-Harm (The Meditations)

“If you didn’t cut in high school, you didn’t suffer through high school.” If I had a penny for the times I have heard the argument that drug use or the abuse of alcohol or cutting are the only forms of self-harm I would have enough money to pay for my book addiction. I was…… Continue reading Self-Harm (The Meditations)

20-Something · bettering self · life

“The Beach Body” Time of Year… Again

Starting right about now, everyone starts talking about getting that “beach body.” This is rough on someone like me who really enjoys drawing and watching netflix (and pringles… and popcorn…) and also laments the fact that I don’t have a six-pack.  There are any number of pills, wraps, and fad diets that promise fast results.…… Continue reading “The Beach Body” Time of Year… Again

20-Something · author · book blogger · book review · books · life

The Sun is Also a Star

“There’s a Japanese phrase that I like: koi no yokan. It doesn’t mean love at first sight. It’s closer to love at second sight. It’s the feeling when you meet someone that you’re going to fall in love with them. Maybe you don’t love them right away, but it’s inevitable that you will.” ~~ Nicola…… Continue reading The Sun is Also a Star