Every November, thousands of writers pick up a pen or another writerly weapon of choice and begin a 50,000-word creative writing marathon. The goal is to complete a novel by 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30. This is National Novel Writing Month, a nonprofit organization that values enthusiasm, determination and deadlines. According to its website, “NaNoWriMo […]

When classes, homework, jobs and everything else builds up into a wall, it’s hard to know where to begin to hammer at it. With that much emotional weight, it is difficult to feel as if there is light at the end of the tunnel. Well, there are ways to enjoy organizing your priorities while making […]

Looking back on high school, we can all agree that it was one of the most difficult times growing up. Between going through “the change” and trying to figure out who or what we wanted to be, it seemed as if we were all going crazy.  When it was time to decide what college to […]