Are You Also Ready for Some Lazy Summer Days?

Are You Also Ready for Some Lazy Summer Days?

I am officially in countdown mode when it comes to the course. Today makes it 11 days, one textbook chapter, a minimum of two discussion posts, and one massive final assignment until I’m free and get an actual day off […]

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Fear of New Beginnings

Fear of New Beginnings

Is there a term for the fear of new beginnings? Or perhaps it’s more a fear of endings. (I just finished reading Carrie Jones’s Need* series, in which the main character “collects” phobias and recites them when nervous or scared.) […]

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Any Publicity Is Good Publicity?

Any Publicity Is Good Publicity?

I’m sure you’ve heard about the latest scandal rocking the romance world this week. As awful as the whole situation is, it is providing an excellent opportunity to discuss publicity and even audience. Just in case you aren’t in the […]

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Common Themes Across All Writing: Audience and Persuasion

Common Themes Across All Writing: Audience and Persuasion

The more I grow as a writer, the more commonalities I see between each and every form of writing I come across. Not that I always believed that. At quite a young age I decided I was going to become a […]

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Why Not: An Argument

Why Not: An Argument

Last week, I shared an image I saw on Facebook. In it, a Tumblr user paraphrases interactions they’ve had regarding characters of the non-white, non-cisgendered, non-heterosexual variety: “Why is this character xyz?” The author’s answer: “Why not?” So I posted […]

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Writing When I Don’t Feel Like It Is Good For Me

Writing When I Don’t Feel Like It Is Good For Me

I’ll start off today’s post with an apology for constantly bringing up my coursework, but it’s the only writing I’ve been able to squeeze in lately, which makes it all I have to talk about. But not for much longer! […]

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