Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Caitlin Perry. She’s a young writer who specializes in poetry and dabbles in fictional short stories and non-fiction pieces. She’s an incredible person with a vast understanding of the human condition and the writing process. Here are her thoughts: [Stewart]How long have you considered yourself a […]Read more "The Thoughts of Writer and Student Caitlin Perry"
I recently had the opportunity to meet the most incredible woman. Her name was Jody, and she owned a gourmet Czech kolache bakery in Calvert, Texas. I just happened to walk in because it had a sign that said “real fudge.” Real fudge people! Do you really need another reason to walk into a place? […]Read more "Your Story is Worth Telling"
If money, time, connections, and personality didn’t matter, what would your dream be? I spend a lot of time asking myself this question because I believe it is one of the most important questions in life. Dreams are one of our most valuable commodities we can offer ourselves and our world. They keep us motivated […]Read more "It’s Time to Dream Again"
I want part of my life to be a writer, but, oddly enough, I don’t feel like I write enough. I love the idea of being a writer. Every time I picture it I am in a super hipsterish coffee shop with my MacBook and a Cappuccino. Or, I am in my super hip loft, […]Read more "Coffee Shop Inspiration"
Dallas had a beautiful sunset recently. I mean beautiful. It was one of those sunsets you gaze so deeply into you feel as if you will melt at any moment. The color spectrum started out as this sunburst yellow that traveled to this shade of deep, loving purple, with shades of orange and rose pink […]Read more "Today is a New Day"
There’s nothing quite like old friends. One of my close friends from high school happened to be in our hometown around the same time I was going to be in town. Even though we haven’t spoken in years, safe the spontaneous moments on Facebook, I decided to reach out and see if we could reconnect. […]Read more "Old Friends"
I don’t know what to write about. I’ve been sitting for longer than I care to admit at my computer trying to come up with something. Anything. All I’ve discovered is writing is hard. I’ve come up with all of these interesting titles and fascinating life truths that would make your life so much better […]Read more "Give your Ideas a Fighting Chance"