Category: Life

Life, Writing

Relearning how to be

A brown brick wall with the words "Live. Work. Create." spraypainted on it.

When one of the major parts of your daily routine disappears, it’s hard to figure out what to do with yourself. It’s hard to establish new routines. I, who spent the last few years lamenting the lack of time I had to get things done, now find myself with a surplus of free time. At …

Life

Grief

A black and white photo of a woman's hand against a rain-speckled window

On August 12, I lost my mother. I am still very much in the “fake-it-til-you-make-it” phase of figuring out how to live without her, but it’s all a series of managed distractions that are holding me together. Silences are killer. It’s in silence that I remember her absence and then all of the hastily erected …

Crafts, Life, Writing

2018 Projects

An office chair rolling down hill

New year, New Projects. Or ongoing projects? Maybe actually finishing things? Here’s what I’m working on: Writing: Comics and Podcasts Oh My: I am turning two novels of mine into scripts. This Ain’t No Fairy Story will probably come out first, if I can find an artist (or get comfortable with doing the art myself) as a …

Life, Mental Health

The Uneasy Balance between Staying Informed and Staying Sane

The news cycle these days is enough to give you whiplash. It’s like being under siege, like one of those horrible missions on any given RTS game where you have to survive for a period of time while the game throws waves upon waves of enemies in your direction. Winning isn’t an option, survival is …