Dear thirteen-year-old Lauren,
Alright soooo…I’m not writing about anything in particular today.
I just knew that if I didn’t post something now, the chance of me posting anything in the next little bit would be so, extremely low. I’ve been in a writing slump the past few weeks. Continue reading “Life Update: February 12, 2016”
I haven’t made a real post in over a week, and that makes me sad. But just so you know, I’ve been on WordPress every day. I’ve opened the “new post” page, and stared at my curser blinking back at me for a few minutes before giving up every single time and quitting.
Because blogging is hard. Finding motivation for new blog posts is hard. A few weeks ago, man, I had some really great ideas! Some of my most popular posts I wrote within days of each other! So when writer’s block hit – and it hit hard – I became really discouraged. I still don’t have ANYTHING to write about today, but I figured I should write something. Anything. Even if it was just to say that I, unfortunately, have nothing to say.
When I graduate, I will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts. I’m doing a double major in professional writing/communications and sociology. I hate telling people this. Why? Because I get the same response every…single…time. “Oh, that’s nice,” They say. “But what are you going to do with that?” I hate this question for two reasons. Let me explain.
I have not read a really good book in a long time. Too long. So long that for a moment, I thought, “maybe I don’t like reading anymore”. What a horrifying thought! Thankfully I was wrong. Thankfully, I picked up the book “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” By Sherman Alexie. Continue reading “A Good Book”