Sigma Tau Delta Convention 2016 // Minneapolis, Minnesota

Last week, I took off from work and school to present a paper at the National Sigma Tau Delta 2016 Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The trip could be summed up in a single word: perfect. Though, true to the English major spirit, I’ll share a few more words about my latest adventure….. Day One In … More Sigma Tau Delta Convention 2016 // Minneapolis, Minnesota

Confessions of an Introverted Blogger // Blogging Life

The more I blog, the more I come across doubts and difficulties. Don’t get me wrong, I love to blog–I’d be happy if I could one day do so professionally. However, as an extreme introvert, blogging has it’s uncomfortable moments. While I might not be physically surrounded by my readers, it’s sometimes very hard to … More Confessions of an Introverted Blogger // Blogging Life

February Goals // Road to a Better Me Linkup

At the start of each month, I always sit down and create a list of my goals for the following few weeks. Thanks to Jennie from Breakfast at Lilly’s and Brittany from Southern Soul, I’m now sharing these goals with you through the Road to a Better Me linkup!   January Review To kickoff my participation in the linkup, … More February Goals // Road to a Better Me Linkup

Five Things I Learned From A Traveling Writer: One Year Later

A year ago today, I was introduced to one of the most inspiring writers I’ve ever had the pleasure to meet. Berry Lopez, a traveling writer of both award winning fiction and non-fiction, gave me the encouragement I needed my freshman year to rekindle my love for words. That night when I sat down in … More Five Things I Learned From A Traveling Writer: One Year Later

Rainy Day Poetry

Over the past two semesters, I’ve set aside my novels for the sake of academic projects. While I may never return to my beloved stories and characters–academic work has truly stolen my heart–I know that poetry will always be with me. Sometimes my mind is too full of research proposals and papers, and it forces … More Rainy Day Poetry

Anticipating Autumn

Fall is my favorite season ever, so September brings much excitement into my life. However, Labor Day weekend brought an unwanted heatwave with a dorm-wide AC and electrical crash. To counteract my heat-induced melancholy, I made a list of things I’m anticipating with the advance of autumn and decided to share it with you. Wearing … More Anticipating Autumn