The Hard Way

Writing Challenge: July 11, 2018 Prompt: In 6 words or less, write about learning the hard way.   Well, that didn’t go well. Now I know for next time. I saw. I tried. I failed. I didn’t learn from their mistakes. They warned me. I ignored them. Could be better, could be worse.

Five Ex’s

Writing Challenge: March 17, 2018 Prompt: Write 5 things you'd like to say to your ex *I changed this to things I'd like to say to my five ex's* J- Thank you for being my first love. We were young and stupid, and had no idea what we were doing, but thanks for being my … Continue reading Five Ex’s


Writing Challenge: March 16, 2018 Prompt: How do you focus? I struggle to sit down and do homework. It’s boring, unpleasant, and has the added factor of being required. Once upon a time, I was proactive when it came to homework and studying, but as school dragged on and on and on…. My proactivity died, … Continue reading Focus

Meant to Last

Writing Challenge: March 10, 2018 Prompt: write something inspired by the line: "this love was never meant to last. I know that now."   They say your first love is sweetest. I don’t know about that, but I do know that your first love isn’t meant to last; at least mine wasn’t.   Like so … Continue reading Meant to Last


Writing Challenge: March 6, 2018 Prompt: Write about the best compliment you have ever received. Last semester my medieval literature professor told me that my project proposal and research outline were “graduate level work”. I had never been so pleased. Unlike compliments about my looks or clothing- this comment wasn’t superficial. Unlike compliments about being … Continue reading Compliment


Writing Challenge: Feb 21, 2018 Prompt: how important do you think education is? My Grandpa has a saying: “The root of all evil isn’t money; it’s intolerance”. I am inclined to believe him, for it is intolerance that breeds fear, apathy, and hatred, but I take Grandpa’s philosophy further. The root of all evil is … Continue reading Education

A Letter to My First Love

Writing Challenge: Jan 2, 2018 Prompt: Write something you wish you could say to your ex. Dear J, Do you remember when we kissed for the first time? That was the first kiss I ever had. You were my first love and my first heartbreak. We were so young and stupid, but so sure we … Continue reading A Letter to My First Love

Learning to Read

Writing Challenge: Nov 7, 2017 Prompt: Write about doing something effortlessly I don’t remember struggling when I was learning how to read. In fact, I don’t remember learning at all. It’s as if it’s something I’ve always known how to do- something I absorbed through osmosis. I don’t remember having to employ any reading strategies … Continue reading Learning to Read

3 Times

Writing Challenge: Oct 12, 2017 Prompt: Write about a time you've had to repeat yourself or felt like no one was listening. “Your Midterm research paper should be 5 pages, double-spaced, in MLA style format. It should include 2 sources, and is due on the 15th of October.” “When is this due?” Asks Celeste. “The … Continue reading 3 Times


Writing Challenge: May 7, 2017 Prompt: Write about something you are knowledgeable about, or a favorite hobby or pass-time of yours. I collect random knowledge like a hoarder. I love studying history and science, philosophy and religion, literature and love. I study for pleasure and for fun. I am most intrigued by human nature. Who … Continue reading Know-It-All