Category: writing

If Donald Trump Grabbed My Pussy: A Poem

If Donald Trump Grabbed My Pussy: A Poem

Donald Trump thinks I would let him grab my pussy because he is a “star” because he has money because he has gotten away with this kind of abuse before. He would be wrong. If you think that my political views make me weak or out of touch with reality, Let me assure you: I...

Procrastination, guilt, and dread

Procrastination, guilt, and dread

Procrastination is weird. The more you put something off, the guiltier you feel and the more you dread it. It turns an ant hill into a mountain, every time. And yet I still do procrastinate. Not always on purpose—sometimes I’m tired or my head hurts and my brain is fuzzy. But that dread builds up...

Honk honk: August 2016 edition

Honk honk: August 2016 edition

Today is the first day in a long time where I haven’t had to be anywhere or do anything. It feels nice, if weird. I feel like I can breathe a little, plan the rest of my summer, and actually enjoy the nerdy nerdy things I love (oh video games, how I’ve missed you). Time,...

On not writing

On not writing

This has been one of those weeks where the words won’t come. Maybe it’s the heat and the humidity, maybe it’s the rough month I’ve been having, maybe it’s stress over money, and maybe it’s all of those things. Sometimes, when I can’t write, I have to write about not being able to write to...

Read my story, “Warren Zevon Attempts Happiness,” in Shadowgraph Quarterly

Read my story, “Warren Zevon Attempts Happiness,” in Shadowgraph Quarterly

I wrote “Warren Zevon Attempts Happiness” many years ago, as part of my undergraduate creative writing thesis. It is based around true events, but is a completely fictionalized account of what might have happened to Warren Zevon (my favorite singer/songwriter) while he was living in Spain with his wife, Crystal. But something was missing from it. It...