Life and writing updates you don’t really need: healing, slowly

Hello hello!

I’ve dipped again, but for once, I think my excuses are valid.

It’s been a long month of having to suddenly fit myself back into the life I hadn’t seen in two years, except now I no longer find my sister waiting for me at lunch, or asking me to go grab a coffee.

Grief is as horrifying as I thought it would be, but I’m so grateful that, instead of a wall tipping and crushing me underneath, grief turned out to be a maze I have to navigate through. Slowly, I think I am making progress— even when setbacks happen, I believe that I’ll find my way out eventually. I went back to work less than a week after my sister passed, and I’ve filled my days up to the brim with pottery classes and painting sessions and working out, not because I’m trying to distract myself from grief, but because I don’t want to miss out on life.

Anyway!! Writing-wise, I’ve only been working on a hades/persephone piece lately. A lot of themes I think were explored in that and I’ll be uploading it soon (in a few hours? in a few days? Who knows). Thrilled to think that someone may be looking forward to it because the worst thought you can get as a writer is, “Is anyone even gonna read this??”

On another note, have you guys been using the Story option at all? What do you feel about it? Maybe these updates will move over to that feature instead of cluttering my dash.

As always, thanks for reading and please stay safe and happy ✨🤍