The beginning of 2020 is just around the corner, so I thought I’d share the top ten most read pieces of my blog this year so we can reminisce together! Image description: Me at the beginning of 2019. The unshaved side of my hair is long, with pink tips. My face is serious. 1. Mummy … Continue reading The Best of 2019
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So I failed NaNoWriMo (again). I didn’t make it anywhere near the 50,000 words needed to ‘win’, but I don’t feel like I lost. Over November I’ve managed to write the book’s introduction chapters, and to further solidify what the other chapters will include. Here are the chapters I’ll be working on for the next … Continue reading Book Updates, NaNoWriMo, and Probable Chapter Outlines
poems I sleep next to is a poetic examination of how love and self-love can feel when it is reciprocated, fought for, and let go. The poems have no titles, so they’re almost one big poem, almost a prose story. The story begins with a hope that the reader can find self-love, then travels through … Continue reading Review – poems I sleep next to, By Shelby Eileen
Change is good, but it doesn’t always feel good. Right now you might be looking to the new decade as a chance to make the changes to your life that you’ve been waiting to make - or, you might be looking back at all the changes you wanted to make in the last decade and … Continue reading The Golden Window of Change
I've signed the contract, phoned my parents, and alerted social media, so now it's your turn to officially hear the news. If you've been wondering about my NaNoWriMo non-fiction project this year, or you've caught me anxiously preparing for what I've been calling my 'secret project', it's because... I'm writing a book! I've been approached … Continue reading A Trans and Non-Binary Good Mental Health Guide
Last year I failed kind of spectacularly. This year, I'm going all in. It's National Novel Writing Month again, where thousands of people attempt to write a 50,000 word novella in November. I've competed several times but this time is different, as I'll be using the opportunity to work on a piece of non-fiction that … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019