Wayfaring Writer

Driven by a violent desire to write.

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

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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 […]

America Deserves Better

America Deserves Better

I’ve always followed politics closely. The older I’ve gotten the more I’ve learned. These days it’s very difficult for me, mostly because of the current Presidential race. I have to say, I’m not happy with the choices available. As it stands right now I don’t want any of them to be President. I wanted to […]

Hiatus

Brief announcement. Wayfaring Writer will be going on hiatus. As trip abroad comes to an end and the holidays are coming up I’m taking some time to evaluate what direction I would like to take my writing towards. Thank you for reading and I will keep you posted. Thank you and Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, […]

The Story Inside of You

The Story Inside of You

I love to write stories. This month I’ve committed to writing a short story every day, some are a few hundred words long, while others are over a thousand. One thing I’ve learned writing them is that I have so many stories inside of me. In fact, we all do. No matter what kind of […]

Losing Your Voice in the Maelstrom

Losing Your Voice in the Maelstrom

All bloggers have one thing in common. They have something to say and they want someone to listen. Writing can be difficult, but getting people to read what you write can be like pounding your head against the wall. With television, social media, and a variety of other distractions vying for people’s attention it’s easy […]

Men Need To Speak Out Against Rape

Men Need To Speak Out Against Rape

Let’s just jump right into it. A friend of mine was recently raped. This isn’t the first time someone close to me has been raped, and it probably won’t be the last. The man has been apprehended by the police and now the legal process begins. I’m angry, I’m sad, and I’m angry. I know […]

5 Reasons I’m Deleting Candy Crush

5 Reasons I'm Deleting Candy Crush

I’ve been playing Candy Crush since it first came out. It was new and colorful and fun. Now I can’t stand it, and I don’t think I’m the only one. Submitted for your approval and the 5 reasons I’m deleting Candy Crush. 1. Waste of Time When I first download the game it was just […]