Go Look for the Light

Pro Tip: Surround yourself with people who make your heart happy. I've come to the realization that pain and grief are inevitable. You will go through trials and hardships and they will be awful and gut wrenching and you'll hate everything. Those will be the worst days of your life. You will too beaten down … Continue reading Go Look for the Light

Real Talk

*Deep breath* I've been going back and forth about posting this for days now and I'm annoying myself. It needs to be said. I'm worried that people will misunderstand and be offended but... it needs to be said. So Bismillah and here we go: Writing is exhausting. There, I said it. It’s draining and hard … Continue reading Real Talk

Managing Expectations

It's been ages since I've written a blog post. It feels like my life's been consumed by writing fiction these days and I pour all my attention into capturing the many emotions of the characters in my books and I don't have the energy to articulate my own - I haven't journaled in months. Now, … Continue reading Managing Expectations

Clean Breaks

It’s late. I have a thousand things to do. I don’t really have time to dwell on the past. But that’s the funny thing about being human – we have precious little control over anything at all. Maybe that’s why we try so hard to find or make that control for ourselves.   I enjoy … Continue reading Clean Breaks

Letters to the Void

There’s something amazing about being able to record your thoughts and feelings at a certain time knowing that you’ll be able to come back to them in the future. It’s even better when you can consciously choose the day and time that you’ll be reminded to go and look back and reflect on the past. … Continue reading Letters to the Void