Shoutout: DailyLit

I just want to give a quick shoutout to a wonderful website that I have greatly enjoyed over the years. I am talking about DailyLit (https://www.dailylit.com/) DailyLit allows you to subscribe to various books available through the website (there are tons!) and receive daily, installments of the book in whatever frequency you request. This has…

Writing Well

Greetings and salutations! I am a little excited about a new enterprise that I am trying. It is likely that it will go nowhere, as I am aware that there is quite the competition for the services that I offer, but I am throwing my hat into the ring at Fiverr. I will be offering…

Amazon: you monster!

May I rant? Oh wait…yes, this is a blog, which means there is nobody to stop me! For that matter, why else would one create a blog? Hmm. That may have to become another blog post. Regardless, here is my (somewhat mild and uncommitted) rant: Amazon makes me mad. Unfortunately, it makes me mad because…

Crossing the Mist

It is with a professed uncertainty that I take each step, my strides suppressing an ever-present urge to either flee or collapse in an entangled heap of restrained apathy. As that which inspires looses the luster it once held, due to the demystifying effect of knowledge-my eyes grow dim with a fatigue that finds roots…

The Death of Cursive

I have discovered-much to my chagrin, that cursive writing seems to be on its last legs. I began to attain a sense of this phenomenon in my second year of University, when I began to take classes with other individuals who engaged in the presently-abused tactic of taking notes by hand, rather than relying upon…

Knowing the news

“Let the greatest part of the news thou hearest, be the least part of what thou believest, lest the greatest part of what thou believest, be the least part of what is true; and report nothing for truth, in earnest or in jest, unless thou know it, or at least confidently believe it to be…

Lessons from Victor Hugo

In 1831, Victor Hugo published the masterpiece of European literature known as the Hunchback of Notre-Dame. I am currently working my way through the spirals, twists, and sophisticated nuances of its pages, and am struck by the already-present sense of regret over things lost. Victor Hugo presents a bitterness against those who would disregard the…