Quick Announcement about the Blog

Hey all, Just wanted to let you know that I won’t be publishing any more posts for a bit. I’m a junior in college, and also lead two student organizations and work part-time in addition […]

The Meaning of Life (without God)

A common question Christians are curious about is: “What’s the point of life then?  What’s the meaning of life without God?  Why should we all be alive?”  There’s actually two parts to this question – […]

The State of the Blog

Greetings all,I’ve been shifting my writing platform focus a little lately, so it seemed like a good time for more of a personal update.  (Don’t worry, I’m not completely redoing the blog.) A Brief History […]

Why Teens are a Critical Audience for Writers

A large part of the reason I write for teens is because I am one myself, albeit not for much longer.  (I’m nineteen.)  The ideal audience for my writing has grown up along with me […]

Why Are Some Atheists So Outspoken?

I posted in a Christian writing community a while back looking for questions people had about Atheists and atheism, and one person asked one that I hadn’t gotten in any discussion before but I think […]

How I Became an Atheist

As an Atheist who’s still part of some Christian circles, I’m often asked about my beliefs and how I became an Atheist: some are curious mainly to know, others want to convert me or are […]

The Secret First Draft You Can Work With

(My apologies for the lack of an image; I’m having internet issues, and trying to add one was crashing WordPress tonight.) “Just get the first draft down, even though it’s probably bad, and you can […]

Will I Still Have Time to Write in College?

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If you’re getting close to starting a college career, you might be wondering: how much writing will you have time to do? On one hand, you probably will have time for other things besides homework […]

5 (Non-Serious) Parts of Life That Need More Representation

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As the title indicates, this is more of a fun post – I’m not talking about demographic diversity in fiction this week.  Rather, I’m here to point out several little elements of real life that […]

College Applicant Survival Tips (Part 2)

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Hey friends, I’m back (after falling asleep in the middle of uploading this late last night anyway :P), and as promised, here is the second half of my list of college application tips.  If you […]