Month: January 2017

Writing As a Coping Mechanism for Depression

I have chronic depression. (Starting on a happy note, right?) It started in my freshman year of high school, receded about halfway through college, stayed away for several years, and has recently made a reappearance. Suddenly, I remember why I hated high school so much. It wasn’t just because of the petty drama, or the […] Read more…

How to Motivate Yourself to Write (And/Or Edit)

No matter how much you love writing, there’s going to come a point when it just. Sucks. Maybe you’ve been working a lot of overtime and you have no energy left. Maybe your creative muse has decided to drop everything and go to the Bahamas for a three-week vacation. Maybe you’ve been editing nonstop and […] Read more…

Hola, Bonjour, Bore Da, Hello, and Can I Go Home Now?

Me llamo Ruby, y yo amo escribir.  Je m’appelle Ruby, et j’aime écrire.  Dw i’n Ruby, a dw i’n caru i ysgrifennu.  My name is Ruby, and I love to write. And now that I’ve made that point in every language that I know (Spanish, French, and Welsh…although as I’ve only been learning Welsh for […] Read more…