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note to self: go outside

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." —  Henry David Thoreau credit My phone died recently. Not like died because of its charge — permanently died. I'm not the only one whom this has happened to, I'm sure, and this isn't a complaint. Rather, it's an observation on how different the landscape of my life has been without it. I've been reading more, watching more TV, doing less doomscrolling. I found that I've missed my phone a lot less and simultaneously a lot more than I expected. And I've been noticing a difference in my mental state. My mental health is, apparently, linked in part to the device I hold in my hand 99% of the time. Who knew? However, it's still been challenging lately, for more reasons than just my phone, and my sister invited me to go outside with her. Th

My Possible Summer Project

Ever since I finished Because We Can, I've been at a serious loss of what to write. I keep bouncing from project to project, mostly mentally. I'll decide to do one project, but then I'll move on.

It's a problem.

I started a book the other night, though, and I hope it sticks. It's been around for a very long time, since I was about 12 or 13. I've been wanting to rewrite it for a while, to make it something amazing. At the advice of a friend, I decided to start with a clean slate.

And here we are.

I'm not sure where it's going, or if it'll last, but I wish it would. I hope it does. I'm still looking in the meaning of all of it, but I'm having one heck of an emotional summer what with my Grandma, and all. And writing is one way I process that and take my mind off of it. So what better way to process my emotions than through a summer story about a band living their dreams? (And then those dreams falling apart? Bwahaha.)

So guys, meet Keni, John (HE NEEDS A NEW NAME FOR REAL GUYS because I already have a character named Jon), Adrie, Willow, and Milo. Milo is adorable and I love him already. Meet the novel that was first called my Keni story, then Somewhere in Neverland, and now (possibly) Something I Need. Meet my possibly-maybe-I-don't-know-we'll-see-summer-project.

Let's see where this takes us.

you've got something i need,
in this world full of people, there's one killing me
and if we only die once,
i wanna die with you
and if we only live once,
i wanna live with you



  1. I love the character photos you choose. They're always so so awesome. yay for summer stories! I love this already. :)

  2. Sounds cool, keep writing! :D

  3. This is so interesting... I really want to read this as soon as you have written it :D It'd kind of inspiring me to try my hand at writing as well!

    1. Aww, thank you so much, Alannah! That means so much to me! I'll keep you all posted! ;)

      Oh my goodness, that makes me so happy. You should totally try your hand at it; I can't recommend it enough. And let me know if you ever want to talk writing!

  4. This is great, and such an interesting idea! I saw this post recommended to me on bloglovin and clicked it because of the pictures, so that drew me in, but your writing about your writing kept me reading.
    I think it's so interesting that this is a story you've been working on, absently and physically, for years- I hope you keep working on it and it really takes shape and becomes what you envisage it being. x


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