I Love Mondays—Don’t You?

When I was a kid, I used to hate Mondays. I used to hate having to get up early in the morning, get dressed, and walk to school. My teeth were often clattering as I got dressed—I was always cold even if it wasn’t necessarily cold in the house. I felt weak and watery and … Continue reading I Love Mondays—Don’t You?

8 Things You May Have to Give Up to Become a Better Writer

Papers lying on the floor

Reading a lot and making writing a daily habit are bound to make you a better writer. But often, it’s not enough. You have to create in your life the space you need to grow as a writer. You need freedom. And to gain this freedom, you have to give up things and say no … Continue reading 8 Things You May Have to Give Up to Become a Better Writer

When Your Life Feels Too Short

"Life is so short," you hear people say. "It passes like a dream. It seems that only yesterday I was a kid." I disagree. Life is not short, not unless we let our mind make it so. I am only 26 years old, but I have lived a great deal already. I would like to … Continue reading When Your Life Feels Too Short