Fluid Success

Examining what it means to be successful.

The Year of Ascension

as·cend /əˈsend/ verb 1. go up or climb 2. to rise through the air Language is a marvelous thing. We can fill a few letters with the breadth of the world and convey… Continue reading

2016 Year in Review

Reflecting on 2016 accomplishments and 2017 aspirations.

A Novel Reflection: You Are A Badass

Book review for non-fiction “You Are A Badass.”

Tips for new TEFL/TESOL Teachers

Advice for finding TEFL/TESOL/TESL jobs, teaching, and living abroad.

Drawing through December

One of my goals this month was to get back to the positive drawing habits I developed over the course of Inktober. Since November was almost solely dedicated to writing, I wanted to catch up… Continue reading

Going Dark for December – A Social Media Hiatus

Withdrawal symptoms set in not even 24 hours later. The urge to pull up Instagram on my phone during commercials. The habitual Facebook visitation between completing online tasks and deadlines. My transition periods are… Continue reading

52,000 Words and Counting

52,000 words and counting. 16 working chapters. The novel continues to be an exploratory journey, each chapter bringing new connections I wouldn’t have thought of before now. I’ve written about 30-45% more new content… Continue reading

A Novel Reflection: The Happiness of Pursuit

The tagline for Chris Guillebeau’s book is “FINDING THE QUEST THAT WILL BRING PURPOSE TO YOUR LIFE,” in appropriate sized font, albeit in all caps and circled in red – at least for… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2K16 Update: Week 2

Last week was rough, in more than just the writing sense. I was only really able to break through the funk on Saturday and put in some quality hours of writing at a… Continue reading