End of My Gap Year

College begins tomorrow. My gap year will end and I’ll begin a new life – new friends, new schedule, and independence, a liberation very much needed. Because this small house has tired me. I’ve become tired of staying at home, of going out only once a month (to attend my book club’s meetings), of not … Continue reading End of My Gap Year

How To Make Tea

Back in May, I spent most days at my grandparents’ place. I left home at about 10 am and walked down a few streets to where they lived, with a bag containing a book or two, my bullet journal, sketching pencils, a sketchbook, my headphones, and my reading journal. After helping my grandmother with some … Continue reading How To Make Tea

30-Day Challenges: A Month of (Not) Critiquing Stories and July’s Challenge

June’s thirty-day challenge was to critique one short story I love every day to understand how they work, and how I can make my own stories better. But I gave up on it without even starting it. Emotionally speaking, June was not really a good month for me, especially in the beginning. There was a … Continue reading 30-Day Challenges: A Month of (Not) Critiquing Stories and July’s Challenge