Monthly Archives: January 2018

Creative Motherhood: A Social Issue

Creative Motherhood: A Social Issue

Creative motherhood offers a vast array of obstacles. Like everything else, cultural and societal expectations complicate an already difficult balance, while double standards abound. I do not guarantee my that my thoughts on this topic will be coherent, well-considered, or […]

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Stranger than Fiction

Stranger than Fiction

My post isn’t specifically concerned with writing today–in an obvious way, I suppose. Last night I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, reading the news, and an article caught my eye: Scientists have completed the first cloning of a primate. Since […]

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Inner Critic: Adventures in Research

Inner Critic: Adventures in Research

The other day, I asked a question. Now, asking questions on social media isn’t always the wisest thing to do, but I did not know how to tackle this topic. So I made use of my many friends who might. […]

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Community, I’m Not a Good Recluse

Community, I’m Not a Good Recluse

While I stand here typing, wearing my artist’s outfit of purposefully chosen head to toe black accompanied by an air of ennui, I can’t help but think back to what I used to imagine when I heard the word “writer.” […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

In light of current events, I have to share how famous authors would reply to an unsolicited dick pic. Trust me: it’s hilarious. And way more cathartic than it should be. In the interest of research, there is this gorgeous […]

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Rejection is the Best Motivation

Rejection is the Best Motivation

So I struggle with submitting stories. The why of that is complicated and many-faceted, and (at least on the surface) has little to do with rejection. I will attempt to unpack this. I see this difficulty as a self-discipline issue, […]

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