Speed Reviews 4: Doctor Foster, Eleanor Oliphant, Taylor Swift…I paid homage to women.

Hello there! I inadvertently paid homage to women and the highs on lows of our life journeys with the selection of media I consumed recently. (By the way, this is a pretty long list). Here are the books, movies, and shows that have tickled my fancy from March-May 2021.  Please pardon the different writing formats. …

Introducing Halfreformed: The Spoken-Word Series

Yes, I made a podcast. You can listen to it via: Anchor: https://anchor.fm/paola-fajardo9 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1ZilRR5gtKLhEW2o1UMSCJ Below is the transcript of the pilot episode for you purist blog readers. Thanks in advance for supporting me. I sincerely hope you enjoy listening and join me on this new platform. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Hi everyone, Paola here, and this is Halfreformed …

Seven writing lessons I’ve learned in the past year.

Writing both on paper on online were my lifeline in 2020. Photo by Lukas Blazek c/o Unsplash I’ve been writing as a hobby since 2002 - 2003. My platforms were livejournal.com, multiply.com (RIP), and my physical journals. There was nothing sophisticated about my writing; My entries were written teen diary style. They were a combination of rants, …