So some weeks, if you’ve noticed, I can crank out writing like it’s my job. (And for the sake of it, let’s just say it is, because, why not?) And some weeks, like now, I just need a break. Not a bad job. Right now, while I’m thinking about cranking out a bunch of myContinue reading “Being a Creative Whenever I Want”
Believe it or not, I was always quiet in school. I followed rules really well, and the thought of getting in trouble gave me anxiety. Going through the dreaded puberty made me somewhat uncomfortable in my own skin, and I didn’t really step into myself until I was a junior in high school. I rememberContinue reading “Stepping into Yourself”
Can I just say, the value of having people who know you, love you and push you is huge? I don’t mean just a nudge in the right direction. Or people who only know what you did last week for fun. People who know your soul, the strings that make you into an instrument forContinue reading “Learning to Fly”
We’re reaching the end of January, and you know what? I feel it. This year is going to be it. Here’s a recap of Janelle’s (that’s me) life: Five years ago I married my best friend. Evan is my favorite person on this earth, and being a total dork with him beats doing anything elseContinue reading “Change in Trajectory”
I often find it weird or unusual to call myself a blogger. When someone talks to me about my writing, I feel partly embarrassed because honestly, it can feel silly to be vulnerable with an unknown audience. You read my stuff? You think it’s good? Really?