For Valentine’s Day, I Found Out I Might Have a Stalker

He didn't touch me. He didn't argue when I cut him off. He stopped when I told him to and left me alone. But he followed me for about ten minutes. From getting off the bus, walking to the corner store and waiting for me to leave, then trying to block my access to the sidewalk, it didn't dawn on me … Continue reading For Valentine’s Day, I Found Out I Might Have a Stalker

Dear Millennial and Gen-Z Straight, White, Cis Men

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Things have been quiet 'round these parts lately. There are several reasons for it, but they boil down to that I am too fed up and exhausted to yammer on here when I am working on my own projects and day job full time. Things are just too much, much too much right now. We … Continue reading Dear Millennial and Gen-Z Straight, White, Cis Men

Trauma Doesn’t Have a Timeline

My first memory isn't of snuggles and the unmistakable scent of Mom. I don't remember vague warblings of lullabies. Later, in my early childhood years, I can recall playing with friends at daycare, frozen yogurt with my mother, and the first days of kindergarten. December 18 is my Cali-versary, as I call it. The day I hopped … Continue reading Trauma Doesn’t Have a Timeline

A Personal Study in Writers’ Block

There are countless advice articles about what exactly writers' block is, how to cure it, and--my favorite part--why it is always the writers' fault for it occurring. It's just fear, self-doubt, and discipline. Over and over, rinse and repeat, repackaged and rewritten, thank you very much Mister Content Mill man! For the most part, I … Continue reading A Personal Study in Writers’ Block