“I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau
Writing, research, reading, craftwork, and more.
Well while some parts of my calendar for the Fall have had to shift (I’ll be posting about the changes to my semester overview pages later) my… Read more “Bullet Journal – August 2020”
I am certainly not alone in saying that the conditions of the coronavirus have impacted my mental health. Back in March I posted about my sudden return… Read more “A Moment to Breathe – What I Learned from My Social Media Hiatus”
Already into July, and I can’t quite decide if this year is going by quickly or slowly. The days and weeks themselves seem slow, but when I… Read more “Bullet Journal – July 2020”
Hello all! I’m Emily Lange, and I’m a reader, writer, and thinker. But that’s rather vague, so here are some more specifics:
I am currently attending Elon University, a liberal arts college in North Carolina. While I am majoring in English Literature and Philosophy, I have a wide range of interests including creative writing, art, history, anthropology, and linguistics.
My parents were conscripted to write down stories I had imagined before I could write for myself. Now, I enjoy both reading and writing in the fantasy and science fiction genres. This is also the site of my undergraduate thesis research on female identity and intersectionality in speculative fiction. While balancing creative and academic writing while in college hasn’t been as easy as I might have hoped after the flexibility of a homeschool education, I look forward to seeing how my multi-faceted interests continue to develop.
Alongside writing and reading of many kinds, I have a love for textile arts including quilting, knitting, embroidery, dressmaking, cosplay, and more. I hope to improve my tailoring skills over the next year as well. In 2018 I started a planner loosely related to bullet journalling. While I don’t use the official bullet journal method, I do decorate a dot-grid blank journal at the beginning of each year to use as my planner throughout the year.
What else? I appreciate words and clever puns. Board games are lovely. My video game experience is limited to various versions of Legend of Zelda and now, Jedi: Fallen Order. Star Trek: Enterprise is currently my favorite series within that particular universe. And, as always, I support the Oxford Comma.