Six Life Stories In Six Words

From little wanderer to grand adventurer.   Three divorces later, my parents smile.   “Best day of my life!” -everyday   You had me at Super Mario.   5 years, 2 degrees, overqualified, underpaid.   Wife of grad student seeks kitten.   What’s your story in six words? Share it below in the comments, or […]

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Intermission

Today’s Writing 101 assignment is to take a break from writing, which I am more than happy about as I write this from my phone at the hockey game intermission (Go Canucks!). I can’t take the day completely off though, else I’d fail Nano Poblano, so here’s some pictures of my cat, who for his […]

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Getting In The Bubble

I don’t have a real physical space dedicated to writing. I often lament that I don’t have a private room to myself, with creatively soft green coloured walls, a desk just for me, a door that closes, a large window looking onto beautiful scenery, a board to pin up and refer to great ideas, a […]

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That Devil, Comparison

There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. If you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it. It is not […]

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Getting Broken

I write for many reasons. The idea of this blog in particular was to write to break moulds. To write about people breaking moulds, and the experience of breaking them. But what happens when we are the ones who get broken instead?

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A Birthday Quest

She is not quite what they expected her to be, or to become. The moulds are lain out, waiting for her to settle in. Like a cat, to fill their odd shapes with her very self, bit by bit. To grow softly into their boundaries, until the moulds themselves can slip away and leave her to retain their shapes, […]

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On The Fear Of Becoming a NEET

Dear Ms. Weibelzahl,  Excuse the abruptness of this correspondence. I’ve heard all about you and your upcoming move to Ottawa. As it so happens, my organization is based in Ottawa, and we are in need of someone with your qualifications and experience. I have already reviewed your profile on LinkedIn, and believe that you would […]

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