About

Me

Hey, I’m Megan! And this is the millionth time I’ve re-written this page.  But hopefully, for a while, this will be the last time.

I’m 26 (holy crap, OVER half-way to 50) and trying to find my footing in this crazy thing we call life.  I started this blog to detail that process and provide support to others who feel the same way.

The boring facts:

– I’m an English teacher in Japan

– Writing is my passion

– I have a double major in Journalism and Japanese Studies

– うさぎが大好きですよ。 (That’s very important!)

itoshima

日本

I’m just your average girl, nothing over-the-top or extravagant.  I usually wear jeans and a t-shirt and leave the make-up to the experts.  I like to spend my weekends in my jim jams (PJs) watching movies or exploring this beautiful place I live in.  I’m a huge nerd with a huge list of loves.  (Too many!)

I write about typical things every 26 year old goes through, with a spin.  Since I’m also living abroad, it brings up a whole different list of challenges.

I also like to write creatively, quite frequently, so you can expect Daily Prompts and other random posts that are written with a creative flair.  I have a big dream and I’m using this blog to help me get one step closer.

So join me on this crazy ride, we can enjoy it together!

What You Can Expect

  • Bunnies (Told you it was important)
  • Illiteracy Issues in America
  • Living Abroad
  • Books/Movies/Entertainment
  • Lots of Music
  • Daily Issues/Struggles

And much, much more!

Check It Out

Here are a couple of my favorite posts from the past, give them a look and get a feel for what you can expect from me!

First Introduction: https://worddisorder.wordpress.com/2014/01/03/an-introduction-of-sorts/

Creative Daily Prompt: https://worddisorder.wordpress.com/2014/07/05/your-damn-cat-daily-prompt/

Daily Life: https://worddisorder.wordpress.com/2014/07/26/everyone-needs-to-be-selfish-sometimes/

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2 thoughts on “About

  1. Tarun says:

    Hi Megan, I am Tarun from India. I am also interested in teaching English in Japan. Although i am a non native speaker, I have near native fluency and can communicate well.
    I contacted AEON about my eligibility and they told me that I was eligible to apply as I have completed all my school and bachelor degree (in computer science) in English language medium.

    I have never taught before, I am a fresh graduate. I am so nervous as I will be interviewed online via skype since I am from India and they don’t have any interview venues in India.

    I am worried about the lesson plan thing as I have no idea about it. I also asked AEON if i a TEFL certificate is necessary to apply. They said it was not necessary but I am thinking of pursuing it anyways before applying as I will know how to make a good lesson plan and other things which will be useful and helpful to me during the interview process.

    Please share any suggestions how to crack this interview especially the Skype one.
    I have read your posts here about AEON but still need your help. Should i just make a lesson plan with the help of online resources or take a TEFL course first.

    Regards,
    Tarun

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