The Great Pretender

I mentioned on my Instagram that I'm taking a hiatus from writing due to my inability to stay away from being passive aggressive, but my world has just been too heavy lately. The past few weeks I've felt as though someone was controlling what I do or say. I'd continue to push through my hobbies,... Continue Reading →

Molly

Don't let the stuffed bear fool you, this isn't a cute story about a girl and her bear. It's my first take on a thriller, so I hope you all enjoy it!

Meeting Chuck Palahniuk

Way back in 2013, when my husband and I first got together, he introduced me to Fight Club, which led to an almost immediate obsession with the man behind it: Charles (Chuck) Michael Palahniuk. As someone who's obsessed with psychological movies with crazy twists, it was only natural that I wanted to find out more about the... Continue Reading →

To anyone who'll read this, I'm sitting here next to my bookcase full of unread books, looking up and down at it while the inevitable looms in the back of my mind. It's no wonder I have anxiety. There's not enough time. Not enough time to play all of the video games all the way... Continue Reading →

Catharsis

Why do we do it? Why do we put ourselves through things like catharsis just so we can feel? We deliberately listen to songs that hurt us. Songs that remind us of pain from our past, songs that we listened to when we were with someone we no longer talk to. It isn't just music... Continue Reading →

Tense

The midsummer sun was pounding down on me while I dug my hands into the dirt. I could feel the wetness in the layers of mud as I kept sifting through the moist soil. My daughter’s voice ran through my head after every rinse in the water hose, just wear gloves, Gideon, but I never... Continue Reading →

It’s Okay.

It's okay to be sad. It's okay to let your guard down once in a while and to just wallow in your emotions. It's okay to express how you feel. It's all okay. Because you're human. Hi, I'm not sure if you've read my resolution post for 2018 yet aptly named The Year(s) of Growth, but if... Continue Reading →

Chapter One: Commute Home

Before reading, see: Prologue//Flashback: Maddy's  Disclaimer: This is a revised version of chapter one! I workshopped the hell out of it in one of my classes this semester, so I thought I'd update it here too. Thanks for reading! I hope you guys like these characters just as much as I do and that this... Continue Reading →

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