And here we are again.
Seems as though my daily blog has been hardly 'daily' lately. So it seems...
But in truth? This little blog of mine grew up and sprung above the pages of its book, or beyond the html code of its site. You see, what started on the blog as a short story back in the end of 2021, a short story named 'Rebel Rebel', manifested into fruition and became a MOVIE. Or, well, is in the midst of becoming a movie. And I had to go and immerse myself in its birth, just like a mother who zeroes in on the task at hand. The task was to walk it out onto the world in courage. The task was to walk it carefully, cautiously, courageously. The task was to write it on my feet. And so I did: I directed this once-a-short-story-and-now-a-short-film and headed production of it. Lots of firsts for this little birthday girl.
And am I now changed thanks to that? Oh, yes. I have taken my writing to the next step, the inevitable step. I've taken my creation into the logical place - the SHARING of it, and I teamed up with magnificent talents that supported the journey and the birth of this little short. The end isn't here yet. In fact, this is only the beginning. The beginning for 'Rebel Rebel, and the beginning for me as the new woman that I have grown up to be. A WOMAN. Not a child. Not a girl. Not in doubt, in fear, in anxiety and insecurities, but rather a woman who is BOLD and HUNGRY and COMPASSIONATE. A woman who likes to take her dreams and turn them into a reality. A woman who is a REBEL REBEL indeed. A woman that knows that the all seeing eye - is her very OWN.
So yeah, it's been a while, but I was here all along. In the cocoon, waiting to explode. Waiting to leap. Waiting to fly. And now my wings grew wide enough to carry me upwards.
To what lays beyond.
Happy birthday to me.
In April 2020, while experiencing her first ever global pandemic, Tamar Pelzig pledged to write something every day, even if it's only a word, so she welcomed to the world a daily blog to keep her creative writing wheels rolling.
Header Art: Daniel Landerman