Dear IHOP, You have disappointed me beyond all reason. Here's why: Today, this lovely Veterans Day, some of my family decided to go out and have a nice meal together. We decided on your restaurant since we enjoy your food and your Kids Eat Free promotion. It also was a plus that you have a … Continue reading I Am Disappointed, IHOP!
I am starting a series of vlog videos which I will be sharing on here. This is the first one. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/C8qib0ktMzQ
For my sample chapter I'm composing in my Writing Serious Nonfiction class, I am going to focus on the effect of relocation on Military Brats. We were instructed to find 5 academic sources which we can utilize to enhance our chapter. These are the 5 sources I found: Military Children Face Greater Academic Challenges Due … Continue reading Sources for my SNF Book
This work of fiction is a short story I wrote a while back. I am currently trying to expanding it into a novel because there is so much more this story that I haven't told in these 4366 words, but I still enjoy the short story as an entity of its own. I thought I'd … Continue reading Finding and Losing Ms. Daisy
This is going to be a shorter blog post than usual because I have been struggling with my anxiety the past couple of days and am only just pushing myself to write something. I will do as much as I can for you dedicated readers. My professor asked us this week to think about the … Continue reading Military Brats in a Civilian World
This post is a follow-up to my post The Adventures of Writing Nonfiction (https://osyoungheart.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/the-adventures-of-writing-non-fiction/). If you have yet to read it, I’d advise you do so first. As I mentioned in my last post, I am taking on the challenge of writing nonfiction for my class, and we are going to be working on serious … Continue reading Audience? Audience? Audience?
Hello everyone. What an adventure I am going on. For a long time I’ve dreaded writing nonfiction. Frankly, it’s probably because I don’t read nonfiction either. I just have never actually found it interesting. I think real life tends to be boring. That being said, I decided when I was signing up for classes … Continue reading The Adventures of Writing Nonfiction
I’ve spent all my life sitting in planes on tarmacs. I sit curled to the side so my legs fit comfortably. Still my back hurts against the stiff seat cushions and I lean sideways as to not crowd my sister. The plastic wall of the plane is cold against my face. Blocking out the chatter … Continue reading I Write to Know the Life I Never Had