Hey there, I'm Jaci Schreckengost.
Here are some pieces of my writing. They're all drafts; some on revision one, some on revision ninety.
You can see more of my work at jacischreckengost.com. I'm also on Instagram @JaciSchreckengost.
Review: Untamed by Glennon Doyle
This is a review of Glennon Doyle's book Untamed. First thoughts I have never had a book I’ve reread so many times in such a short period. I’ve read the physical book twice and listened to the audiobook about four times now. Seriously. There are some short chapters I could recite.
Review: Depression & Other Magic Tricks by Sabrina Benaim
Sabrina Benaim is a 31-year-old, Canadian poet who emphasized her voice in the world when her literal voice was threatened by a tumor in her throat. This medical complication highlighted the importance of what she wanted to say to the world. Following this issue, Benaim has used writing and spoken word poetry as a way to maneuver it, as well as her anxiety and depression.
Lights in Seattle
I rolled out of bed in my Seattle hotel room around six that Tuesday morning in May. I got dressed and walked out the hotel doors. Took a left through the courtyard, then a right onto the street. I looked ahead of me to see the red lights from the Pike Place Market sign cutting a break in the grey clouds of the day.