RBG is dead. Conservative governments around the world are leaning further and further toward fascism. And Covid is still running rampant. There’s so much macro-level horrible stuff happening that it feels almost selfish to be thinking of our measly problems. But here we are. And we gotta find a way to move forward. It feelsContinue reading “the least-worst option”
Short answer is: you don’t. So it’s best to make friends with it.
It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada. You know, that time of year when we force ourselves to go be with a bunch of people, eat a ton of a food, and go around the table saying what we’re thankful for. Needless to say (but I’m going to say it anyway), Thanksgiving is a problematic holiday forContinue reading “on gratitude and grief”
My marriage is ending. And we all need to carry on. Here’s how I exist in a liminal space.
We’ve all been emotionally hit with the butt-end of a wood-chopping axe. But we know that that’s not the end of the story.
When heavy times come, here’s how I cope.
Originally posted on Wire Rimmed Glasses:
We all have goals and ambitions—whether it be losing weight, starting a business or progressing your career. Arguably the most important thing to develop in order to achieve your goals is self discipline. A common misconception people have is that you need to be extremely talented in order to…
Last week, I found out I won first round of a writing contest I entered. I was completely floored. Right after I got the results from my first story, I had to jump right in to the next round. It would have been easy to have entered the second round with a butt-ton of hubris.Continue reading “if you want to be successful, kill your ego”
Hi world! It’s me—Amy. I write. I’ve got a novel on the go, looking for an agent and eventually a publisher to take it on. If you think that may be you, I want to hear from you! Want to connect on social media? Here’s me on Facebook. Here’s me on Twitter.
If you try, you will fail: guaranteed. But you don’t have to let your failures pile up.