On depression

Depression was not what I had thought it would be. Continue reading

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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