writing

Creativity in Fiction and Life

Some of my blog posts are planned out--for example, the one I wrote at the end of the year about my favorite reads from 2017. Others are more spontaneous, born from my thoughts during the day. This post is of the latter type, and four different occurrences have brought it about. First-- I moved to… Continue reading Creativity in Fiction and Life

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Poetry Corner

Poetry Corner: To the Passing of the Year

It's funny what you might find hidden on the shelf at the library. During the first few weeks at my new job, while perusing the literature section, I spotted an old poetry book, which probably hadn't been checked out for a long while. After glimpsing through a few of the poems, I found that I… Continue reading Poetry Corner: To the Passing of the Year

Miscellaneous

Travelling, New Sights, and a Hobbit Heart

Aaaaand...I'm back--after a crazy couple of weeks. Two weeks ago, I moved into a new apartment in a new town, and I'm still trying to get all my things situated. One reason the unpacking process has taken so long is because I darted away to North Carolina shortly after moving in, and I stayed there… Continue reading Travelling, New Sights, and a Hobbit Heart

Library

Five Interview Tips You Won’t Find Everywhere

This week, I'm going a new direction on my blog by offering some *hopefully* useful interview tips. Why this topic, and why now? Well, I got a job, and I went through a lot of interview preparation to get it. So, since I'll probably be leaving the world of interviews behind for a while, I… Continue reading Five Interview Tips You Won’t Find Everywhere

Books

My Obsession with Book (and Personality) Quizzes

One of my weird side obsessions is taking personality quizzes. If I see one that looks slightly fun and interesting on Pinterest or other social media, I’m all over it. I’m sure that my family and friends are tired of getting all the quizzes I send them. At least, they’re not as enthusiastic as I… Continue reading My Obsession with Book (and Personality) Quizzes