Hello! Welcome! I am a 25-year-old, writing from Ontario. I write blog posts and short fiction. Thank you for stopping by! Enjoy!
5 Recommended Spotify Playlists for When Your Brain Needs a Massage
Some days, it feels like two small stones live pressed against my temples. I don't feel actively distressed or overwhelmed, I'm not dehydrated, I've breathed deeply...
5 Tips For Cleaning in the Face of Depression
There are weeks when the dishes that sit on my countertop become small ecosystems. The home is supposed to be a reflection of the self... but what if you haven't been yourself in months?
"I'm Not an E-Girl" And Other Lies I've Told While Playing League of Legends
#1 - "My name is Mike." Guys, I don't think you understand: I am totally blowing my cover, here. When I first started playing League of Legends, I chose the name "sleepymk." I would play duo games with my boyfriend which would often go (relatively) seamlessly. (I'm a Nami OTP and I will heal you for days, let me tell you.)
A Spotify Playlist For When Your Mind Is A Moshpit: The Throwback Edition
The stars get brighter the further from the city we go. The roads become pockmarked with potholes, twisting and turning into nearly invisible horizons. We are no longer in the suburbs – each house is different, here, with big yards and mature trees. I point to a home with a red door and we fantasize about the places we might live one day.
A Spotify Playlist to Get Your Characters Naked: Tips to Write Your Sex Scene
Music has the ability to set your skin on fire. There are songs that slam you up against a wall and kiss you until your lips bruise; music that strips you down to your barest and most vulnerable self. A slow, yearning beat and a desperate voice have a way of smoldering you from the inside out.
The Taste of Red
The pain in your shadow made my heart stop. There you were, framed by pale slants of moonlight in your window, your body a tight ball in the empty room. You stayed there, curled up like a rock that had been dropped into the ocean; as if you had simply sunk into that room and stayed there for centuries.
- Second Place in Zen Playlist Challenge
A Spotify Playlist to Make You Feel Like the Main Character
The air smells like serotonin. The sky is a beaming blue, and the sun's warmth finally outweighs the winter's cold. My sneakers are ready to replace my clunky, winter boots, and the camera on my iPhone is itching for some breezy, springtime photos.
The Best Investment I've Ever Made in My Writing
Specialized ads freak me out. They really do. At the same time, those freaky ads can come in handy when you need a new distraction.