World Traveler. Full-time freelance writer. Buddhist. Health enthusiast. Animal lover. Proud American and Canadian.

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Welcome to my page. Thanks for taking a peek!

I write about writing, so you can find information pertaining to publishing, writing fiction, freelancing, ghostwriting, novel writing, and much more by reading my articles. …


These men had worked for this company for 30 years!

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The other day I watched a comedy that I’m almost certain hit too close to home for many Americans: It was called Going in Style, and it was about three guys — Joe, Willy, and Robert — who robbed a bank because they had worked thirty years for a company…


Everyone is truly equal, and anyone who thinks otherwise is scientifically mistaken.

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I recently wrote an essay entitled “On Whiteness.” I was trying to come to terms with the many injustices committed by white people throughout history and even right now and accept that I’d been descended from very corrupt individuals who have made a mark on civilization that has forever scarred…


A Short Story

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The wolves howled as Isabella walked into the graveyard, shivering due to the presence of the many ghosts whispering in her ear. The light shone down on a tombstone, and the name Thomas was written across it. Thomas was her boyfriend of sorts. Her ex-boyfriend.

She sat down on a…


I’d be a hollow shell of my former self.

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Over the course of my life, people have told me that they believed I could be a model. Sometimes in extremely reverent ways, other times in deeply condescending ones.

Now, I’ve never thought incredibly highly of my looks to be perfectly honest: I’ve actually struggled with low self-esteem for most…


Are you using it correctly?

Now, if you’ve read my articles, you know I’m not exactly a financial expert! I’m still learning to manage my money well, but I’ve been spending a bit less lately and I do plan to be financially independent at some point. …


No matter how sordid your past is.

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I have struggled with shame for a long while. Shame about many things and many actions I’ve taken. It seemed like an endless black hole that would never go away, but then one day it did, and the sun kept rising and setting, and things were okay. I was okay.


A Romance

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It was late in the evening, the fire crackling as Isabella sat on the couch, turning through the pages of her novel.

She had just had the best night of her life.

A man by the name of Amari had swept her off her feet, and she was flying free…


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It’s Terrifying


It’s cultural.

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My mother is from Canada, and, if I’m being honest, I feel more at home there than I ever have in the U.S.

While I like the New Mexican sunsets and the idea of the spirit of the Wild West, I don’t particularly enjoy its many racist and sexist implications.

Daniella Cressman

I’m an author, ghostwriter, freelance writer, and YouTuber. Thanks for reading my stories!

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