sitting on grass writing in journal by Stocksnap on Pixabay

Within the Margins: Finding Myself in Writing

Photo by Stocksnap on Pixabay Growing up, I spent most of my time either playing dress up in my room and acting out scenes from or in my journal. More often than not, I was writing. I remember first writing about my dad being in Iraq when I was in third grade. It was his time in the Middle East and my family found out that we would also be moving. However, in class, I wrote about how I imagined his assignment. In my 9-year-old mind, it was sandy and hot. My dad was surrounded by barbed wire and he slept on a cot under a tent. The sun was sweltering during the day, but the moon was freezing at night. Obviously, this wasn't the most accurate depiction of Iraq and it was coming from brief Skype calls that fed my imagination at night. When I moved to Hawaii, I didn't write as much until I started middle school — well, specifically when I started therapy. My therapist told me about how journaling can help with negative thoughts. If I ever felt like I was spiraling, I could open up my Lisa Frank diary and write anything — so I wrote everything. It got to the point that I was considered the “notebook girl” whenever I went somewhere because people always saw me with a journal or notebook or a pad of paper. Lisa via Pexels As I moved on to high school, I decided to […]

Click here to view original web page at Within the Margins: Finding Myself in Writing

© 2022, wcadmin. ©2023. All rights reserved, Writers Critique, LLC Unless otherwise noted, all posts remain copyright of their respective authors.

0 Reviews ( 0 out of 0 )

Post your Prose and Poetry NOW! Songwriting, Screenwriting & Stage Plays [coming soon] Post
A note to our visitors

This website has updated its privacy policy in compliance with changes to European Union data protection law, for all members globally. We’ve also updated our Privacy Policy to give you more information about your rights and responsibilities with respect to your privacy and personal information. Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our updated privacy policy.

small c popup

Let's have a chat

Get in touch.

Help us Grow.

Join today – $0 Free

Days :
Hours :
Minutes :