The Purpose of a Leader | Essay

This essay was for a scholarship entry about the qualities of a leader. If you would like to check out my book Accursed Red, click here. Thank you! ~ The qualities people value most and the ones leaders depend upon are two separate groups. It is an unfortunate reality, and it would be a lie…

What “Staying Informed” In 2020 Means | Media Literacy Essay

This is a scholarship essay I wrote a few months ago. Given the recent events, concerning Anonymous (who leaked information of Trump being a child abuser tied to Epstein) and the police brutality inciting and occurring during the riots, I know I am missing some relevant topics. Before you leave my page today, please be…

Quondam Winds (Part 1)

A desert literacy story for a contest. Enjoy! Long sheets of black hair weighed down by the heavy atmosphere and flying particles of sand, a girl sat patiently in the shade of a dune and studied the thousands of books surrounding her. The girl’s last memory had been when she and her father were practicing…

The Virus of Panic, Delusion, and the EARN IT Act

The Virus of Panic, Delusion, and the EARN IT Act We know how the world runs. The rich do the running, the poor do the watching. No matter where we stand, we know how it operates. Among that sector of the rich are the people who literally run our world–our government. The policies they enact…

2 Conversations I Overheard Girls Talking About

First Conversation: Boys & Stuff “Yeah, but what’s your body count?” I hate when I’m in the bathroom and a group of girls start having a loud conversation. Their words tend to bounce off the walls to make even their whispers sounds like screams. Since I drink about 100 cups of water a day, I’m…

The Problem with the Frozen and Incredibles Sequels | Disney Issue

Whether it be six or fourteen years after their predecessor, animated movie sequels are more often than not more miss than hit. I first realized this during the summer of 2018, when Incredibles 2 was released. The visuals were astounding– like the hyper-realistic and beautifully rendered textures–and they were enough to distract me from the…

Bragging About Overworking

It’s something we’re all guilty of. Especially if you live in the United States. People like to let others know what they are doing. It only took a few days for me to let all my friends know I had gotten a job, and I’m quite aware of all the activities and such they are…

Things Do Not Change, We Change | Laws of Life Essay

I have always been a person that notes change. Frankly I’m not sure if I love or hate the breaking of my habitual routine or of my consistent thoughts and judgements; nonetheless, it is still fascinating to me. Thoreau’s quote is like a remedy to my younger self’s question about how people gain or lose…

The Best Word Is Weird | Essay

A college essay. Prompt: What is your favorite word? Why? Enjoy! ~ Observing spelling alone, weird itself is a weird word. Its spelling is odd, one of the most inane of the English language. If you say it slow enough, you can hear the “we’re” right before you pop the “duh.” We’re duh. The oddities…

Thief of Joy | Laws of Life Essay

In nearly every facet of my life, I have been privileged. Privileged to have two comical and creative parents in my life every day. Privileged to have friends to talk, to go to a school filled with friends that I could laugh, vent, and play with until I was sick of it all. But most…