If Joy Comes

And if Joy comes How will we welcome him? Will we not fear him, Will we not cower After knowing only Depression for so long? Though we have prayed for him, Though we have drank All through our night (lifetime) What if we hope again to Hear the click Of his mighty boots On the…

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Today I Hate Writing

But: I'm going to do it anyway If you're a writer that puts out new content everyday: Go to Hell Wait teach me your ways before you do I don't believe you really do You schedule your post in advance don't you Because: nobody always feels great about what they write or writing in itself. We all have days…

Make Money On WordPress

I get a lot of questions from people about how blogging can help them supplement their income. I'm virtually new to the blogging world but have been quite successful in using my platform to generate some traffic, and in turn, some income. I know you all are working hard on your blog! Plenty of people…

The Tales Behind Our Brokenness: A Series of Mirco Fiction

I've been working on prose, micro-fiction, and writing outside of my usual blog post and poetry. To create an audience I've moved to other sites and publications to find readers. With that being said, my own personal site will always be a hub for everything I'm doing. Below is the first short piece of a…

A Shot of Death, No Chaser

I've been working on longer forms of writing outside of my usual blog post and poetry. To create an audience I've moved to other sites and publications to find readers. With that being said, my own personal site will always be a hub for everything I'm doing. Below is the first chapter of a murder…

Ask Yourself Questions

This might come as a shock to some (absolutely nobody) I'm an introvert that struggles communicating. This doesn't just start at awkward first date dialogue and, end at not being able to understand the customer service representative on the other side of a call. I can't communicate with myself. Furthermore, with a breakdown in communication…

Gold & Black: Catching up with … Ryan Russell

Tom Dienhart is a writer for the Gold & Black, a multi-platform company talking everything Purdue with a focus on athletics. I had the pleasure of knowing Tom while I was a football player and student at Purdue University. Thus, recently we had an opportunity to catch up and talk about writing, football, my best…