It’s hard for me to imagine a time when I wasn’t writing. I was named after the author Emily Bronte, and since then my life has been telling stories since childhood. From drawing comics, to doing voice-dubs over video games with my sister before Machinima was trending, to studying writing in university and college, to freelance writing, the craft has been a huge part of my life.
My interest in writing for a career began when I was about 12, and I decided to write a novel. I always thought having a manga series with its own cartoon and merchandise was so cool, so that was what I was striving for. I wasn’t focusing on fiction writing too much in high school, as I was focusing on my journalism career, but I had an amazing Grade 12 Writer’s Craft class that is still one of my favourite classes of all time. My teacher taught me how to write different types of poems and stories, and, more importantly, how not to write aforementioned poems and stories. He also taught me to never hold back in my writing and the value of a good cup of coffee.
Although much of my life in university and college was focused on journalism, I decided to try writing a coming of age fantasy story when I finished my first year of university. After six years, several rewrites, and many start overs later, I finished the first draft. I hope to publish it eventually after editing the daylights out of it, so stay tuned for that.
As far as this blog goes, I had a lot of changes for it. First, I was going to have it as a space where I could share my articles. Then, I had it where I was sharing my rambles, which is the majority of the content.
For now, the focus of this personal blog will be about my life outside of my published work with various outlets, essentially, my life in past, present, and future form.
If you like blog posts about mental health, books, music, and being a 20-something, all with the fun of amateur drawings, you’re in luck. If not, please leave.
Also, I’m OK with you sharing my work, but please credit me and ask permission.