Welcome to the Herstun Writer!

What is the Herstun Writer?

The Herstun Writer is a blog dedicated to humanity, perspective, and thought. The topics covered are vast but the goal is to learn new things and grow as communicators while laughing along the way.

Who is Behind-the-Scenes?

W.D. “Wilde” Herstun is the creator of the Writer and a self-described student of the universe. Her literary patron saint is Zora Neale Hurston. An avid book nerd, art geek, nature freak, and general life enthusiast, W.D. hopes to become a published fantasy writer one day soon. Check out work written by Wilde in Meet the Curator

Past Posts: The Herstun Writer

Shoot the Ball. No Matter What.

Shoot the Ball. No Matter What.

As a teenager, I found endless energy for basketball. I remember spending countless days and evenings in hot gymnasiums with 10-12 other sweaty girls. We learned plays; we practiced motions, and we worked hard; then we slouched off, laughed and fought. Mostly, we played basketball. And some of us learned about life from some amazing […]

NBA February Recap w/ Nick Andre

NBA February Recap w/ Nick Andre

NBA February and what a month it was for the league! After a tough January losing great legends in Kobe Bryant and David Stern, the teams and players were able to bring things back together in the locker room and continue to push for a playoff spot. Let’s see who has been on top of […]

Big Book Breakdown. Rising Strong. Brené Brown.

Big Book Breakdown. Rising Strong. Brené Brown.

Big Book Breakdown. Book 1, Rising Strong By Brené Brown. Episode 1, the Introduction. Welcome to Episode 1 of The Big Book Breakdown! [Book] Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love Parent, and Lead [Author] Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW. Researcher. Storyteller. Texan. This is something I have been wanting […]

The Break-Up By JazRob & Herstun

The Break-Up By JazRob & Herstun

You don’t trust me, so you’re not honest with me. I expect you to trust me. I never expect anyone to trust me.  I’m usually the one trying to figure out how to convince people to trust me. But not you… Can’t you see? I expect you to trust me. Because I trust us.  Truly.  […]