Failure and Evolution: Part II

Almost a year ago, I wrote about the beginnings of my personal evolution--in terms of politics, science, religion, race, etc. I meant to follow up after like a month. I'd like to say that I just got too busy. I had just quit full-time copyediting, and I was studying to finish my first certification course … Continue reading Failure and Evolution: Part II

Fall Issue of Newfound Journal

Every time a new issue of Newfound goes live, I feel like I'm introducing my child to the world: here, isn't she beautiful? Look at this imagery; isn't she special? I couldn't be prouder of this project. This issue's flash fiction section has six sparkling, surprising, heart-grabbing, mind-tickling stories. I admire these six authors so … Continue reading Fall Issue of Newfound Journal

The value of long silences

Silences are for turning inwards, for being present. I needed a long silence. I needed that time to think, time to live, time to heal, and time to laugh, discover, and love. I haven’t really blogged or maintained a website in more than a year and a half now. For a while I was barely able to post the shortest updates on social media.