Wayfaring Writer

Driven by a violent desire to write.

Cooking Troll For Two (Short Story)

Cooking Troll For Two

This will be my first fiction post on this site. Anyone reading is welcome to give me feedback on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and content in the comments. Let me know what you think and I hope you enjoy. I wrote this story for a contest, with the prompt being first meetings. I had been playing […]

Trying Something New

Trying Something New

I just have to get this out there…I love fiction. So, I’m going to start pursuing my passion for fiction by posting flash fiction and short stories here! I ask that anyone reading it let me know what you think, so I can continue to grow as a writer and find my voice in the world […]

How To Conquer the World

How To Conquer the World

There are people in your life that love and support you. Family, friends, and co-workers can all be sources of encouragement and strength through good times and bad. Whatever you may be going through, and wherever you may be, there is someone out there who cares about you and is willing to step up for […]

Single For Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day. It means many things to many people. It can be a day of romance with your significant other, a day to lament your singleness, a day to wish you were single again, a day to you’re happily single… …or just another day. I’ve been in relationships during Valentine’s Day and felt the pressure […]

5 Life Lessons I Learned from Getting a Tattoo

5 Life Lessons I Learned from Getting a Tattoo

I recently got a new tattoo. As the artist was working I had a lot time to think. This usually ends up being the groundwork of a new blog or me taking a lot of time to think about the philosophical impact of a lifetime of watching cartoons. Luckily, this time gave me time to […]

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Don't Be Your Own Worst Enemy

When I came back home after spending six months in China and India life was a bit chaotic. Reintegrating back into American life and the holidays took up a lot of time. During all of it I felt very stressed and generally burnt out. In my spare time I chose not to do anything but […]