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Habits and Traditions (WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #15)

Today’s prompt was kind of unique, so I’m going to quote it in full before starting. “Think about an event you’ve attended and loved. Your hometown’s annual fair. That life-changing music festival. A conference that shifted your worldview. Imagine you’re told it will be cancelled forever or taken over by an evil corporate force. How… Continue reading Habits and Traditions (WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #15)

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Musings on Discoveries (WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #13)

Today’s prompt was about finding something. Sounds easy, right? But I couldn’t think of anything related to that topic that I actually wanted to write about, until I realized that the act of discovering things is a huge part of my job as a scholar and researcher. In fact, it was the feeling of discovering… Continue reading Musings on Discoveries (WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #13)

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WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #12: Inspired by Real-Life Conversations

Today’s prompt was to write a post based on a real-life conversation. Have you ever had a conversation so impactful that you could look back on it later and realize that it was a major turning point with significant, tangible effects? I’m pretty sure everyone has experienced this at one point or another. Such conversations… Continue reading WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #12: Inspired by Real-Life Conversations

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WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #10: Brought to You By Coffee

Today’s prompt tasked me to write about my childhood favorite food, but my big-girl favorite food is much more interesting. Coffee! I love coffee. No, seriously. I run my life on coffee. This may seem off-topic for me, but honestly, so much of this blog is written while drinking coffee. It’s not just the caffeine.… Continue reading WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #10: Brought to You By Coffee

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WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #4: “loss” of academics in my current life

Today’s prompt involves writing about a loss in your life. The description specifically says that it doesn’t have to be a depressing or conventional loss, though, so I’ve chosen to writing about the “loss” or current absence of school and a traditional academic setting and how it’s impacting my writing. In a liberal arts college,… Continue reading WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #4: “loss” of academics in my current life

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WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #2: I Want to Visit New Zealand

Today’s prompt is to write about a place that you would go if you had the power to travel at the speed of light. Obviously, there are about a million places I want to see and visit, so it’s difficult to choose. However, the whole “light speed” thing brings to mind two things – someplace… Continue reading WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #2: I Want to Visit New Zealand

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WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #1 (in which I write about writing and not writing)

I’ve recently decided that I want to try a blogging challenge or one of those write for 30 days things. To clarify, I’m definitely going to do one; I just need to decide which. You see, I really want to do the Writing 101 course that WordPress offers, but it seems that they’re not doing… Continue reading WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #1 (in which I write about writing and not writing)