Recently, social media has been filled with a constant series of bad news. However, although it can’t fix the heartache that has been caused during the past few weeks, I hope that this post can be a light within the darkness. *Drum roll* Issue 8 of Scrittura has been officially released today! Although previous publications… Continue reading Scrittura literary magazine: Issue 8
I’m a feminist, and I hope that if you’ve taken the time out of your day to read this post,then you are too. It will come as no surprise, considering the success of the women’s marches just a few months ago, that a new feminist wave is on its way. Being an English student who… Continue reading Being a Feminist.
In a world full of rejection, small successes, and dare I say, a bit of good luck, are hard to find. Yet, here I am, ready to tell you all that I have recently been blessed with both. For as of right now, I am the new social media assistant for the Scrittura online magazine!… Continue reading Small successes and a bit of good luck.
Yesterday, whilst listening to a random, “Concentration inducing” playlist on Spotify, I decided to write an impromptu post. It was about perspective, and the perspective in which we choose to have throughout our lives. The kind of perspective that had been inspired by my latest read, which got me thinking, why have I been neglecting… Continue reading Writing update: Editing and…self – doubt
Life is all about perspective. It’s about seeing the good through the bad, like the small patch of sunlight that makes itself visible on a cloudy day. It’s about appreciating the small things, and overlooking the moments that it cannot do well to dwell on. It’s about more than the number of likes you receive… Continue reading It’s all about perspective
I smiled for a photo, just as I have so many times before, but this time it was different. I wasn’t just smiling for the sake of it. I was smiling because I was genuinely happy. I am happy. Happier than I’ve been in years. Happier than I thought I could be. Looking back, the… Continue reading Finding happiness…
Dear reader, I’ve re-typed these sentences too many times to count and I still can’t find the right words to express what I want to say. I remember when I enjoyed writing posts and I was happy to share them. I still overthought the words then, but I also accepted that they were never going… Continue reading Life update: a blogging hiatus (again)