Hello readers, I think it's only fair that I introduce myself again ... My name is Melis, and four years (and one day ago) I started a blog called 'Infinite Daydreamer,' which then became 'Coffee Shop Dreams.' Since seventeen year old me decided to take a leap of faith, I have written over two hundred … Continue reading Life Update: A fresh start and new blog
Every year, I set myself the same goals. Write more, achieve more, and get out of your comfort zone. And every year I let myself down. It doesn't matter that I finish another draft of my book, achieve good grades, and push myself too much. It doesn't matter that I forget about self-care. I still … Continue reading Life Update: I forgot about self-care…again.
I can’t remember the last time I sat down, laptop at the ready, with the intent to write posts all day. I’ve written assignments, notes and reminders. I’ve compiled emails, tweets, and texts. But I haven’t blogged, or edited my book for what feels like forever. And here’s why... I started taking writing seriously age … Continue reading The art of living without writing creatively…
Zine noun informal a magazine, especially a fanzine. In case I got your hopes up with the first part of the title, I'm not getting my book published...yet. However, from the 10th October, I will be seeing my short essay, "The Arts: Creative progress that cannot be seen", in print. Recently, my friend, and fellow Durham … Continue reading I’m getting published…in a Zine.
Soon I will embark on my final year of university, and after that, everything will change. I'm hopeful for the future, but my tendency to forget to live in the present, is what has inspired this project. The next chapter will mark the end of my short lived BookTube channel, and the start of something new. … Continue reading The next chapter…
August is upon us, and I've failed to achieve most of my summer blogging goals already. So, this is a catch up post. Where have I been? What has been occupying my time? To begin with, I've been socialising...A LOT. Having struggled with loneliness during previous summer breaks, I've made a conscious effort to see … Continue reading Life update: Where have I been?
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.