Personal Essays

I am just beginning to explore personal essays as a form of expression, and hope to continue writing and publishing my stories in an effort to reach like-minded individuals.

 
 
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How To Be A Creative And Work For Free Without Selling Yourself Short

In this essay I reflect on my experiences working for free in the creative industry, the mental toll of doing so, and how I turned that unpaid work into paid work.

 
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The 7 Stages Of Grieving After Getting Laid Off

After experiencing the effects of layoffs as both the one getting let go and the one left behind, I wrote this essay about the process of getting over career setbacks.