Bright Places

Wander the world. Make it lovely. Leave something behind.

Dear future me, I don’t know if you will ever read this or even be alive to read this, but I’m going to write it...

Dear Little Me, I know that you have been through difficult situations in life when you were younger. You’ve been humiliated, lost your self-confidence, and...

If your piggy bank is always starving, then you must not be feeding it enough. How about changing the way you feed yourself in...

Calling all siblings, young and small, old and tall, here’s the truth about your little sister or brother. They might annoy you and have...

I feel like I left a part of me behind when I left you behind. You were all that I could think about as...

Dear 15-year-old me, I know life is hard right now. But you will get through this; I promise you will because you are very strong....

Dear Fourteen-Year-Old Me, Don’t do it. I know what you’re thinking, and it is not a good idea. He is only going to cause problems...

It’s that time of year again. The time of craving carved creations and strangely satisfying scary faces. It seems, though, that before we realize...

The short story. These are the words that send many writers packing for the hills. How does one create memorable characters, conflict, and tie...

Dear 10-Year-Old Me, I miss being you. I try to copy you, but I can’t leave aside everything that has happened to me since, good...