A history of some of my random hobbies over the years

Hobbies, amirite? Like many people, I’ve tried out different things over the years to keep myself entertained and expand my horizons and all that other good stuff. I thought it would be fun to reminisce a bit about some of the more memorable ones and explore why I tried them out, how successful I was at them, and whether or not I’m still at it. Continue reading

On writing

I’m a creative person. Well, I used to be. At this point in my life, much of that has been crushed out of me, much like my spirit. Yes, the world has done its damnedest to crush my spirit and creativity into cold, dark, lifeless, nonexistent husks. But somewhere, deep down, that urge to create still flickers.

That, ultimately, is the reason I started this blog. I wanted to be a writer, for as long as I can remember. But over the years I’ve written less and less, and I needed something to get me back into writing. I’ve wanted, specifically, to be a fiction writer, so maybe a blog isn’t the best way to go about it, but I need something to help me get back into the practice. Continue reading