Welcome to another year of reading, reviews, and more writing here on Instant Inspiration. I'm excited for the possibility of a new year with countless releases of books, and finally slaying my monster of a TBR. I am also excited because I started off the new year with a book in hand and an attainable … Continue reading Hello 2019
As a woman writer, an avid reader, and a cinephile I sometimes get disgusted with how women are portrayed. I recently read an article, which I cited below, about how women were portrayed throughout literature. Either they were an "angel," or a "monster." Male, and even some female writers, had the women in their stories … Continue reading Escaping the Patriarchy
Is it weird to say I've always wanted to be one of those people who fail upwardly? Yes, hard work and struggle builds character, but I' kinda tired of it. I mean how much character does one actually need? I know nothing in life is easy, but that's what the hard-working people tell you. What … Continue reading Falling Up
When you're drunk everything everything is the best idea ever. It could be dancing on the bar or hanging out with strangers. You just want to do everything you can think of. That confidence is what I want to aspire to every single day. That level of self-assuredness is something that I wish that I … Continue reading Why Is Everything A Good Idea When You’re Drunk?
Starting over is hard, especially each time you do it. I have been trying to get back here. I've been clawing my way back to this and to all things I love. Everything I used to do religiously have slowly fallen away until I was left with nothing left of my previous life. Sure you … Continue reading Over and Over Again
The other day I got a tattoo on my collarbone that says "Do I dare disturb the universe" Now I actually posted this iconic quote on here a couple of posts back. It's by T.S. Eliot and from some poem/story that I actually haven't read. But this quote stuck with me when I heard it … Continue reading Thoughts on the first Monday of 2015