One Minute to Go

    It’s like you’re a minute away from going on stage to perform to save your life. You’re hyperventilating and somehow it also hurts to breathe, you’re sweating, panicking, shaking, your heart is racing and your chest feels like it’s about to explode. Now take that feeling and live with it every single day. You can’t focus on anything, you can’t eat because you’re always nauseous, you can barely breathe, and you are constantly waiting for the show to start, but it never does. That minute stretches on for days, weeks, months. There is no show, but you are always waiting for it to start, so that you can sing for your life.

  • The Villains in Our Love Story

    Any good love story needs to have drama, intrigue, passion, and betrayal. It’s what the readers will expect; they don’t want to read about people’s perfect lives, they want to read about pain and loss, they want to read about…

  • Escape

    In a fit of rage and determination, I packed all my bags, severed all ties with my old life, and flew to the farthest corner of the world to start a new life. I said to myself I’ve had enough…

  • Happiness, Love, and Money

    When I was little, I didn’t know that happiness was something you could someday not have. It didn’t occur to me that it was something you could lose. After all, what was life if not happiness with some tough times…

  • A Dragon Named Regret

    Every day I fight a dragon named Regret. Every single day he burns me to a crisp, yet I charge into his flames again the next day, hoping I’ll emerge unscathed. Sometimes I just try to avoid him, but everywhere…