Kierah dragged herself out of bed long before Terula came to wake her up. It was still dark out, but she couldn’t get herself to fall back asleep. It wasn’t because her bed wasn’t soft enough, or the room wasn’t … Continue reading Chapter 5: The mines
Everyone’s kinda freaking out. Panic in the streets — (er, panic keeping everybody OFF the streets?) Yes, everyone’s an introvert now. For those of us who’ve had lots of practice introverting, we actually welcome the sudden cultural approval of staying … Continue reading How to Introvert: 9 tips for social-distancing (Part I)
I did a thing this weekend. … Literally one thing. All. Weekend. I sat my sweatpants-and-fluffy-socks self down in the living room (surrounded by cats), and barely moved all weekend — Writing. Editing and filling gaps in eight chapters of … Continue reading Sometimes that One (cat-approved) Thing is enough
I love when the internet offers up a good idea for a change. I follow Ashlyn Carter on Instagram — a copywriter who offers lots of good tips on how to find your voice, etc etc etc. Last week, I … Continue reading Choosing a word of the year
If you’ve ever set a goal for yourself, and it didn’t terrify you, it probably wasn’t a big enough goal. If it was something you felt completely confident you’d achieve, it probably wasn’t a big enough goal. If it was … Continue reading Are your goals intimidating enough?