{character} · {storying} · {vulnerability}

{ punctuate : revisions }

You might think the hardest part of writing a story of any length is getting it out of your head and onto the page. But I’m here to suggest that the hardest part is everything that comes after the first draft is completed—the revision process. Don’t get me wrong: writing the first draft is hard! Some… Continue reading { punctuate : revisions }

{character} · {reflection} · {vulnerability}

{ punctuate : wonder therapist }

Last week marked my two-year theraversary—that is, the two-year anniversary of my first session with Wonder Therapist (she really is so wonderful!). Technically, the date was October 14, 2014, but I meet with her on Tuesdays, so this year the date was October 11. Life being what it is, my first appointment in October was canceled… Continue reading { punctuate : wonder therapist }

{character} · {vulnerability}

{ punctuate : anniversaries }

September and October were never very significant months for me. They didn’t really contain much when it came to yearly calendar events. That changed two years ago from yesterday. (NOTE: While the date in 2014 was September 22, it was a Monday, and for some reason, this time it is the day of the week, not… Continue reading { punctuate : anniversaries }

{character} · {perspective} · {punctuation}

{ punctuate : ampersand living }

Oxford Dictionaries has produced an online quiz that determines what punctuation mark you are. I don’t need to take that quiz, because I already know the answer: I am an ampersand (&). Welcome to the world of a grammar nerd. Please keep arms and legs inside the ride at all times, and be sure to buckle… Continue reading { punctuate : ampersand living }