Cutting//Emo//Hope//God

This is actually a post I’m pulling over from my now defunct personal blog. It’s a couple of years old, but the message is still as true as the day I wrote it. I was perusing the Internet to see what hip new resources are out there for “kids” who cut. There were a lotContinue reading “Cutting//Emo//Hope//God”

I Rented…Charlie Bartlett (Movie Review)

By Amy Sondova—Charlie Bartlett (2007) Rated R–Charlie Bartlett, (Anton Yelchin), just wants to make friends; he just goes about it the wrong way. After being kicked out of prep school (again), he enrolls in public high school. Riding the short bus to school and wearing a suit jacket with a crest, it seems obvious thatContinue reading “I Rented…Charlie Bartlett (Movie Review)”

Updated:: Our First Poll Ever!

It’s the South Pole…get it? Pole and poll? Yeah, it’s a terrible pun. The time has come for me to ask you, the readers, what you want to see on Backseat Writer. Or if you don’t like any of these options or have another idea, feel free to leave a comment (or leave a commentContinue reading “Updated:: Our First Poll Ever!”

Erwin McManus on Crave Film, Song Longings, & Storytelling

By Amy Sondova Graduating from high school with a straight D average seems like an unremarkable start for the best-selling author of An Unstoppable Force, Seizing Your Divine Moment, Uprising, and Soul Cravings. Even as Erwin Raphael McManus encouraged himself saying, “I’m gonna prove I’m not mentally ill and I’m not slow,” he found itContinue reading “Erwin McManus on Crave Film, Song Longings, & Storytelling”

Questions, Pondering, Dreaming

I was chatting with my good friend, MaryBeth McCandless on AIM when she posted an interesting question to me–what would you change or do in your life right now if time, money, and self-confidence was totally plentiful? Questions about my dreams get my brain churning and my heart racing, especially when I have enough moneyContinue reading “Questions, Pondering, Dreaming”