If you are critiquing a work of art – either created by a peer or seen on a big screen … Continue Reading Cliches Are Okay: OR How I Feel About Formulaic Writing
I’ve written before about the misadventures of some of my favorite works of art totally tanking in the homestretch, or … Continue Reading Bad Writing vs Not What You Wanted
My girl, Melody, tagged me in a new post to come up with 10 books that either shaped me or … Continue Reading Tag: 10 Books That Are #MyBrand
So, by now you probably have heard Voltron ended with the enigmatic (read: very difficult to understand) resolution that painted Lotor as … Continue Reading Antagonists: Let ‘Em Be Bad
I was tagged by my best friend, Melody, on her blog Where the Words Take Me: The Rules: 1. Thank … Continue Reading Tag: Dreamy Book Covers
No matter who you are, 30 straight days of doing anything can start to feel like a chore. It’s less of an exciting thrill than it was when you first sat down with the intention to challenge yourself. Thirty days … Continue Reading How to Avoid Mid-Month Burnout
This is one of those times that my blog blog will overlap with what I post on my website. When it … Continue Reading Five Ways to Get Involved with Your Local Library
I’ve been wanting to talk about this for a bit. Betsy Devos makes me mad. By her own words, she has singlehandedly tried to discredit the public educational system, in stating that she would prefer that private schools be the … Continue Reading Education
How wide is your perspective? The complicated, scientific answer comes from editors on Wikipedia: “The approximate field of view of an individual … Continue Reading 2017
(Source.) In thinking about my fellow blogging community, and how we are all intelligent men and women – people who … Continue Reading Art vs. the Artist
By now, you have probably heard the news that “Captain America #1” completely rewrote 75 years of Captain America’s history … Continue Reading Writers, remember that you are historians.
Every book I own, I destroy with margin notes–those little pesky scribbles you might find if you pick up a … Continue Reading On Reading
The other day, I went to the library and picked up Rereading Women: Thirty Years of Exploring Our Literary Traditions … Continue Reading Women at the Library
Paul: They’re not the kind of stories you can really tell. Holly: Too dirty? Paul: Yeah, I suppose they’re dirty, too, but only incidentally. Mainly they’re angry, sensitive, intensely felt, and that dirtiest of all dirty words – promising. Writing … Continue Reading #amwriting
Emma Watson gave a brilliant speech at the UN recently, and what made it inspiring was the fact that she included both sexes and the societal norms forced upon both of them. I have considered writing this more than one … Continue Reading A Re-Imagining of the Word "Feminism"
How many times can someone say good-bye before it stops hurting? There was that one time I missed that last chance, but I never forgot to say good-bye to her before walking out the door to school. It may have … Continue Reading Write me someday.