Surprise! Magner Nichols Competition.

Recently I was convinced by my public speaking professor to participate in CCP's annual Magner Nichols speech competition. It's a two division competition where competitors will compete with either a 2 minute memorized monologue or a 5-7 minute extemporaneous speech. I had a 6 minute speech on Sleep Apnea awareness which I had presented to … Continue reading Surprise! Magner Nichols Competition.

Poetry is Play

I'm almost finished my second semester of my second attempt of college, and it can't be understated how happy I am about learning the craft of writing. I'm nearly complete the Introduction to Creative Writing (a prerequisite for everything wonderful) and have learned something very valuable about writing poetry. When writing non-fiction, even creative non-fiction, there are … Continue reading Poetry is Play

Grinding, and I’m Not Talking on the Dance Floor

Haven't been posting much as of late but it's all for a good reason. I have been in grind mode recently, working not only on my writing but also working toward a tough mudder in October. I've also been reading a lot and I'm about to start school in September. Quite a bit, I know.It got … Continue reading Grinding, and I’m Not Talking on the Dance Floor

School of Literature vs. School of Hard Knocks

Recently, I took a placement test and enrolled myself back in school. Nothing fancy, just Philadelphia Community College, but it is a start. As my twenties wind down I wanted to set myself up in a better spot for my thirties, and getting my college degree was on that to-do list. It did get me … Continue reading School of Literature vs. School of Hard Knocks