With Mortified Fondness

In many ways, I was a typical teenager. I spent a great deal of time in my room. I listened to music and wished I was anywhere but where I was at any particular moment. And starting sometime during my sixth-grade year (I was eleven at the time), I started writing poetry...

The WHY Behind Writing

Why do we write? Is it simply to express ourselves and nothing more? Is it therapeutic? Does it help us work through our problems or relieve our stress? Do we write to turn a profit or to become a household name like Stephen King, or J.K. Rowling? Do we write to express our opinions, illuminate…