Balance and Goals: My mentor, Alura Cein, recently said this is a year of making and achieving goals; and I have to say that I have been feeling the vibe! I have been fairly quiet online for a while now. As mentioned previously, this is largely due to having to balance more in my personal… Continue reading Lit. Update: 2023 Schedule and Goals
Category: The Ocean's Made For Swimming
Lit. and Life Update: Short story, Publishing plans, and the Year ahead
My autobiographical short story "A Lesson in the Fine Art of Living" went up last week. This week, I wanted to share a little about what has taken place regarding my work and life in general. I am in the process of training for a part-time at-home job that will bring in some much-needed income.… Continue reading Lit. and Life Update: Short story, Publishing plans, and the Year ahead
Lit. and Social Update, plus some love
I'm happy to say that the problems I have been dealing with for the past several months are being resolved. Updates have been posted to my new facebook page, and links have been revised. To other news - I have been busily trying to balance to fairly large writing projects. One will be released online,… Continue reading Lit. and Social Update, plus some love
Poetry: “Choosing Sides”
I awoke one day to find a cryptic lie had seized my mind. I awoke one day to see illusions claiming I was free. I awoke one day to feel the seven deadly, putrid seals. I awoke one day to think how near my soul came to the brink. I awoke one day to do… Continue reading Poetry: “Choosing Sides”
Social Media Issues
For the past several months, I've been having one problem after another with my social platforms - namely facebook. (How interesting that this happened seemingly out of the blue immediately after my first book was released.) For now, it seems most of the issues have been resolved; but I've had to make a new page.… Continue reading Social Media Issues
Lit. Update: Future Steps
It feels good to finally have my poetry book released in some form. However, the work doesn't stop there. Now I face the challenges of promoting it. As I already knew, "self-publishing" requires you to fund most of the work yourself. It gets disheartening and a bit stressful, but it's what I have to do… Continue reading Lit. Update: Future Steps
Poetry: “New Chances”
Seeds sprout Watered by new lessons learned Strengthened by apparent obstacles Leading to a kingdom of Virtue From The Ocean's Made For Swimming Copyright © 2021 by Ena Whiteraven All rights reserved. Image found online and does not appear in published work. No copyright violation intended.
Released: The Ocean’s Made For Swimming
My first poetry book, The Ocean's Made For Swimming, is officially available for purchase on Amazon! Click the link to see. E.W.
Lit. Update: The Ocean’s Made For Swimming , Official Poetry Release Tomorrow!
The official release of my first volume of poetry, The Ocean's Made For Swimming, will be celebrated tomorrow - Dec. 21st, 2021 (Yule/winter solstice)! It will also be available to international readers. Further information will follow in the update I post tomorrow. I've been in the process of connecting and updating information across all of… Continue reading Lit. Update: The Ocean’s Made For Swimming , Official Poetry Release Tomorrow!