No, scratch the word "career." Careers are for people who wish to advance. I only want to survive, draw a paycheck.
Sorrow comes with so many defense mechanisms. You have your shock, your denial, your getting wasted, your cracking jokes, and your religion. You also have the old standby catchall--the blind belief in fate, the whole "things happening for a reason" drill.But my personal favorite defense has always been anger, with its trusty offshoots of self-righteous indignation, bitterness, and resentment.
Writing a teen character is something I wanted to try again for a long time!
His loyalty, so fierce and unwavering, makes my eyes water and heart ache.
I miss him in so many ways, but right now I miss him in the way you always miss someone when you're single among a room full of couples.
A theme in a lot of my books - and in my own life - is making choices that you feel you should make, or what society wants you to make, as opposed to what is truly right for you.
We both have a lot of growing-up to do... A lot of the world to see & figure out on our own." -- Leo
No second chances. It's not so much about morality, but about my inability to forgive. I am a champion grudge holder, and I don't think I could change this about myself even if I wanted to.
I have always been drawn to coming-of-age stories and books and movies featuring compelling young characters.
desperately wanting to define what's in the air between us but unwilling to make the first move