My name is Michelle, and I am a hoarder. Not of stuff, not so much anyway (though I do own a prodigious amount of brickabrack from my life which holds value only to myself, and probably is only clutter to anyone looking from the outside-in) but an idea hoarder. I hoard ideas. It’s a terrible … More Writing Mistakes: Hoarding Ideas
“Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader, not the fact that it’s raining, but the feeling of being rained upon.” ~ E. L. Doctorow Share and enjoy!
Sometimes shit happens. Generally, it happens right after a commitment, or a recommitment. Shit likes to hide off to the side, waiting until the right time to strike and derail us. Sometimes, very often, the derailment works. The trick isn’t to power through it, or to stick it out, or to beat ourselves up for … More Sometimes Shit Happens
Originally posted on A faerie's guide to living without magic:
Day One Welcome to my first blog post! I am most excited with this opportunity to share with you my research on how to live without the use of magic. There are so many reasons that a faerie will choose to live a domestic…
I love quotes, and so I think from now on I will have a new quote available every Friday. Please share, enjoy, print it up and… well… whatever you do after that is your business, but it’s cool. You can do that. Weirdo. “And the idea of just wandering into a cafe with a notebook … More Friday Quote Love
I’m playing a bit of catch up right now, going back through abandoned tabs with abandoned posts. Some of them I keep, and some of them – like this one – I tear up with the delete button and try again. What once was brilliant now is just a jumble of words. Ah, writing. I … More September Blogging Challenge
On the 8th of August, 2015, I said goodbye to my 13 year career as a barista. I left my job to be a writer. I wasn’t ready. I had no real plan; but I quit my job anyway. I always thought i would eventually — that was the appeal of working in coffee; the … More I Quit My Job to Be A Writer