A Technical Writer trying to become an Author | Writing Without Thinking Too Hard

Tea was something that I’d liked since I was a kid. My dad drank coffee — double-double — which was something I was curious about. Then, one day we were at a restaurant for breakfast when the server brought him a cup of black coffee. …

The first card of the Major Arcana is The Fool, which represents a new beginning and naivety. It depicts a person blissfully ignorant as they walk towards the edge of a cliff. It can mean taking a leap of faith.

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However, I’ve been raised to be overly paranoid and cautious.

Taking a leap of faith is difficult for me. I…

There is something I noticed about the Medium. It is full of articles about writing. All of these authors seem to know something that I don’t and honestly, it make my self-confidence go down a few notches.

While a lot of these articles are helpful, I can’t help but look…

Ever since I came across the words Childhood Emotional Neglect on a reddit thread, I finally had a term for all of the emptiness and numbness I felt.

According to Dr. Jonice Webb, CEN is invisible. It’s not what you remember, it’s what you can’t remember. …

When I think of the time I’ve spent in quarantine, I feel rather low about it. How I’ve wasted my time watching YouTube videos and eating too many potato chips.

And in the wee hours of the night, I find myself ready to create. Ready to move my hands and…

Lauren Tashiro

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