Furor Scribendi

Essays

Friendship: A Retrospective

Friendship: A Retrospective

I. “Nothing hurts like a friendship break up.” In my early twenties, I experienced my first friendship breakup. The details of that friendship and the reasons that led to it ending are not relevant. What is relevant is that I wanted out but I didn’t […]

My 2018 in Writing

My 2018 in Writing

As far as all things go, 2018 wasn’t the absolute worst. I achieved a lot of things I’m proud of this year. A few things worth mentioning – I bought a camera and started photography, I worked really hard on my personal development, strengthened the relationships that […]

Let’s Not Talk About Your Rape

Let’s Not Talk About Your Rape

Recently I read this bizarre article about a woman who built an online persona in order to dupe her friend to engage in a sexual relationship. According to The Guardian,she persuaded her buddy to wear a blindfold whenever they met, and wore a large strap-on […]

The B Word

The B Word

Coming out as bisexual felt like a scam. It was supposed to be this liberating act of breaking down the door and announcing to the world that im here, im bi, get used to it… but, nothing changed.   I tried the aesthetics to walk […]

Bad For The Brand

Bad For The Brand

I’ve always had a very visceral reaction to people who say things like ‘I’m now a brand’ but  I have never really been able to put my finger on it.   Brand [noun] i] a type of product manufactured by a particular company under a […]

Starting Over

Starting Over

  I have been well aware of how writing is not really seen as a career worth taking seriously from the time I was nine years old. In class 4, my English teacher gave the class an assignment to write a composition about what we […]