A Little About Me & My Musings on Becoming A Better Writer

For the past year or so I have wanted to start my own blog. It’s a great way to express yourself, become a better writer, learn about yourself, tell stories, share ideas, etc…. The only problem is that I don’t know where to start. I have read a lot about good blogs being centered around a theme, i.e. mommy blogs, fashion blogs, how-to blogs, anything focused. But my issue is that I don’t know what I want to center this blog around. I know that I want to become a better writer, for sure. This is because I really want to go into the realm  of Public Relations and to be in PR it is imperative that you know how to write. And I have also read that good writers write, a lot, about anything. So to become a better writer I will start to write. Therefore, I guess I am just going to start out this way. Writing about what comes to mind. My thoughts about my day, my surroundings or my views on certain topics.

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Also, writing this blog is a great way to procrastinate what I really need to be doing. For example, I currently need to be writing a paper that is due tomorrow morning. I promise I will get on that shortly. I just really wanted to write and post this first blog post. I have been mulling it over for a little bit now and wanted to get my pen to paper, so to speak.

I think I will start by giving a little background about myself: Let’s see how many sentences I can start with the word, letter actually, “I”. I am a 21 year old, college senior graduating this May from THE Florida State University, home of the Florida State Seminoles (GO ‘NOLES!). I am a proud sister of a Panhellenic Sorority on campus, although I think I would like that to remain a secret as to which one for a little while. You all may comment and guess which one if that is what you fancy. My boyfriend and I have been dating for a little oveImager two and a half years, we just celebrated our third Valentine’s day together last week. My family dynamic is a little crazy to describe, but it isn’t really that crazy when you think about it. I will explain: My older sister (she is 27) and I have the same parents (both mom and dad), then we have a younger half sister (age 16) from our dad and his late ex-girlfriend, then we have another, even younger, half sister (age 13) from our mom and step-dad. See, a little confusing. I usually just stick to tell people that I am one of four girls, because I really am. However, we haven’t all lived in the same house together ever, so I always feel the need to explain. But whose asking? Moving on now. I am a big fan of sewing and crafting. I have sewn several outfits that I love to wear and I try to get better as I continue. I need to get better at choosing the right fabrics for certain garments, however, I just love the prints of cotton so much that I always want to sew with cotton but then nothing is ever stretchy, so sometimes I have to scrap something I make because it will never fit right. Reading is always a pastime I enjoy, although since being in college I will admit that it is something I don’t do too often anymore. I have two unopened books sitting next to me on my desk currently that I am just waiting to crack open. Once my paper and test are out of the way I will get right on that! As I mentioned previously, I really want to go into PR once I graduate and start my career with that. I currently have a PR internship here in Tallahassee and just recently interviewed for another one. I am still waiting to hear back but fingers crossed that when I do, it will be good news. I also work in a pizza restaurant called Your Pie. I don’t do much pizza making, mostly just checking out customers, but on occasionally, when needed I will step up to the plate. I am not bad at it, but the other people I work with are much better than I am at making perfectly circular dough.

I’m sure I could go on and on about myself, which is weird because when I am asked to tell people about myself I can never come up with anything to say, odd. For now I will leave you with this…”Do in your heart what you feel to be right — for you’ll be criticized anyway” – Elanor Roosevelt.

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2 thoughts on “A Little About Me & My Musings on Becoming A Better Writer

  1. Welcome to the blogging world! I embarked on the journey a little before you (January) and have been loving it ever since (maybe too much .. i.e. i sometimes do this over homework :s). You have a lovely blog and I am now following you :) Looking forward to more :) xo

    • Thank you Lauren! And I agree with loving it too much, I have on several occasions put off doing homework ;) I checked out your blog as well and it is really quite beautiful, great job! I followed you on GFC. I look forward to seeing more of what you post.

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