Joyful & Veerful

I veered off track from the prewriting and update buttons I made with WordSwag on Monday because I needed to chase down some big ideas that crept up on me: Rewriting an Idea, where I plan how to focus on Emergence No. 7 by finishing a first draft; then rewriting for accessibility; Zeros & Ones, the fourteenth … Read moreJoyful & Veerful

Today’s Blog, Social Media, & Wattpad Updates

Today started with gardening—a lot of gardening. We were out there for two plus hours, pruning and fine-tuning plants. I’m going to write more about it on My Quest for Chicken next week, after I have a chance to see what lives and dies. Suspenseful! I also cleaned Peri’s 5g minibow today. Yesterday, Chase and I teamed … Read moreToday’s Blog, Social Media, & Wattpad Updates

I 🖤 Brains

Braaaaaaains. Seriously, though. Love ’em. I think about what kinds of synapses are firing in the brains of other living things. I try to figure out why some people swear by the gardening practice of talking to plants. I’m fascinated by the mind-body-soul relationship. The more I read about brains, the more I feel confident, … Read moreI 🖤 Brains

Existential Crises Whirlpool

This’ll be my last post tonight, before I lay my head to sleep, so in my dreams, my good thoughts I hope to keep ⭐🌟🌠🌝🌔🌪🌩🌛🌚🌞☀☄ ½ Fiction 💙 The World is Not This Cruel This is a dog-eat-dog world, and we are the ones trying to stop everyone from eating dogs. That’s how Mom raised … Read moreExistential Crises Whirlpool

35 Buckets to Kick

The following post is a free write. I will be documenting as many ideas as possible in five minutes. This bucket list isn’t limited to real-life experiences; in some cases, it may be better to explore the dream through the safety of a fictional character. publish a poetry collection publish a novel publish a novella … Read more35 Buckets to Kick

Explore 👁 Philosophy

Sometimes, I truly consider returning to school to study philosophy. Watching Right Now 👾 Our Universe is Probabilistic The particle has no defined location until we make the measurement. …This quantum weirdness does not only apply to light, it applies to all the particles life is made of… We intuitively believe our universe consists of solid … Read moreExplore 👁 Philosophy

Coherency

In Designing Your Life by Burnett & Evans, they write about bringing your Workview and Lifeview to the table to establish coherency: A coherent life is one lived in such a way that you can clearly connect the dots between three things: Who you are What you believe What you are doing For example, if in your … Read moreCoherency

Lifeview ☝ Dear Adventurer 🤸‍♀️

Serious talk, though: You become, neurologically, what you think. —Nicholas Carr Poetry is Safer than Home 💌 Dear Adventurer 💟 The darker you go into the night, the more the gaslight matters; observe the lily pads of gold, tip-toeing along the cobblestone: as you cross this threshold, Adventurer, do you notice the gilded courage tingling down … Read moreLifeview ☝ Dear Adventurer 🤸‍♀️

Philosophies

In the Prologue, I touched on a few of my writing philosophies: “Fiction is true.” “I ♥ blogs.” “I can’t help but ♥ listing.” “Every voice bears the weight of its truth.” In addition, I mentioned one of my teaching philosophies: “I ♥ autonomy.” I have many philosophies. They’re the value I live by when I’m writing, … Read morePhilosophies