Tag: introspection

Secret

I made this collage.

As promised here is my latest poem.


Regrettable.

Sentiments cast down from heavenly notes, timbre sounds and reckoning blasts to earths unfound, struck, slapped, slammed to the ground, shattered, broken, shards all around,

Forgettable.

Pieces of me, discarded and thrown into the sea, drown my dreams, when once empty fill completely, sink and drink me, make believe, fantasy, memory feelings escape me,

Uncomfortable.

Persecute the red thief, heart bled into sleeves, ceramic tomb of bubble bath grieves, as she leaves preach your martyr beatings, confess systolic weaving needs, then leave,

Typical.


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Writing Woes

Well, happy December 1st! We made it! I hope you all are fairing well and whatever may be happening in your day to day isn’t too stressful and overwhelming. I know with the way the world is right now, everyone is struggling in different but significant ways. So hang in there!!

Ever feel like your writing is just… crap? Yea?! I’m right there too. I’m 3/4 of the way done with my novel… phew that’s huge! Except, I hit a huge wall in my storyline. Certain things are out of place, there’s a few plot holes that need fixing, and the pacing is a bit rough. And I’ve got 25k left to write. Yikes!!!

BUT THAT’S OKAY!!!! It’s a rough draft for a reason!! (I keep reminding myself that but I’m still struggling…)

Apparently the message I received last week about my snippet (which I discuss under “When someone “helps.”) apparently that is still getting to me. Psyching me out. I will admit my confidence is fragile with the novel. I’m trying really hard to get it in check. And go easy on myself. That’s really hard for me though.

I’m tempted to edit what I have so far, I think it’ll give me a better idea on where to go in the end. I know how it ends… I just can’t seem to get there yet. Frustrating.

Outlining and planning have been my friend in the past, so maybe I can get away with doing that for the end and hold off on editing. I’m not sure. I’m merely venting and sharing my woes.

You’re not alone. Write the thing. You got this.

Enjoy the day and keep pressing forward. You’ve got this. Today is short and sweet. Talk to ya later!

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