I have undertaken to write as many essays - near or upwards of 1000 words for this site - as I can muster in the next few months. This is partly because I am tired with the unchallenging, dull nature of writing such short pieces as I have been lately and also because it seems … Continue reading On Essay Writing
Now that I am in my final year at Queen's, I have entered into an endless cycle of self-reflection. It's probably borne of the fact that I feel so utterly different from when I first came here. The most obvious example of which is that I though I wanted to be a radiologist entering school … Continue reading Five Year Plans
I am concerned that writing is becoming a lifestyle. What I mean, simply, is that I am not anymore just someone who writes - as I've been for awhile now. What I am is a fucking writer. This idea first came to mind when a friend of mine commented that I seemed less concerned with … Continue reading Writerly Things Cont.
I am not a morning person, but that's not to say I am a night owl either. This is one of life's many fallacious binaries. I woke up really early today, and I guess that's why I'm thinking of this. I don't feel like mundane things are beneath me, I just don't really understand them. … Continue reading Mornings
For anyone interested, my article can be found here : http://www.queensjournal.ca/story/2017-09-28/lifestyle/dealing-with-loss-of-my-dad/
I am reading 'Americanah' right now, as you might know from my last post. It's a beautiful book that has left me curious over my fate as a writer. I am not saying I've given up with that dream, for that would be silly. But, I need to constantly affirm my dedication to this life … Continue reading Better Writers Than I or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Wait
So, another summer has passed. I have come to appreciate seasons more and more as I get older. I'm not saying I am old but rather I have more freedom and so there's something unstoppably refreshing about change. Change means action, it means getting a grip on yourself. It's very easy, especially while still living … Continue reading Summer and School: Nothing in Particular