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An Ode to Milo

An Ode to Milo

My life changed forever this month.  I’ve been missing having an animal around since my nephew kitty Buttons moved out with my sister and since then I’ve been looking to get a dog. I’d been aiming for a rescue because obviously they’re cheaper and there’s usually a...

Broken

Broken

If my blog post for May 2021 was any indication, my mental health has been struggling as of late. It all came to a head at the start of this month and I've needed to take some time to check in with myself and figure out what I can do to improve my current situation to...

Depression and Me

Depression and Me

This was not a good week. Ever since I got diagnosed with depression, I’ve generally been pretty open with people about it. There’s little reason to hide away from the fact that it’s there. In being honest about it, I can get the support I need to get me through the...

Buttons

Buttons

A poem dedicated to my nephew kitty Buttons as he moves out to live with my sister in her new home.

How ideas become stories

How ideas become stories

Stories, whether they’re a book, a play, a film, a game, or any number of formats they appear in, all come from an initial idea. Something sparks something else and that eventually snowballs into a final product. Everyone has their own way of writing and everyone has...

A Journey of References

A Journey of References

I like references and easter eggs in media. I might not always be as ‘in the know’ about certain things as others (my knowledge of Marvel comics and old American sitcoms is certainly not strong enough to get all of the things hidden away in WandaVision), but the idea...

Writing for me | Writing for you

Writing for me | Writing for you

I knew I wanted to write something today but couldn’t for the life of me figure out what. Then an idea popped into my head for a poem. This is that poem.

Goals for 2021

Goals for 2021

2020 has been an awful year for so many people and for so many reasons. I had so many plans for the year, as I’m sure did so many others, and very few of them came to pass. All the shows I hoped to see. All the writing I hoped to do. All the life I hoped to live…

Writing, Representation, and Me

Writing, Representation, and Me

Everyone likes to see themselves in the media the consume. It’s why films like Black Panther did so well with audiences. It’s why TV shows like Pose are celebrated.