Getting My Head On Straight

Getting My Head On Straight

I know I’ve said this before, but there is nothing more important than being organized. Lately, I’ve been so disorganized on a personal, professional, and creative level that I can plainly see the effect it’s having on my nerves and […]

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Writing and Reading, A Relationship

Writing and Reading, A Relationship

Since I haven’t been doing much lately aside from blogging in random intervals, pouring over course work, and squeezing in pathetic amounts of fiction words when I can, I don’t have a lot to talk about. So I’m going back […]

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Where Do Cultural Appropriation and Identity Politics Intersect?

Where Do Cultural Appropriation and Identity Politics Intersect?

Last weekend I was a good little student and started a report due for my current writing course. Step one involved finding a TED Talk to write about and coming up with our main idea. That was hard, because there […]

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Happy Birthday to Me

Happy Birthday to Me

Though I’m a little late, I’m upholding my Annual Birthday Post tradition. While I sit here typing, getting ready to celebrate my birthday with my friends, I’m reticent to reflect on my year. Last year’s birthday was a big one. […]

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Tough to Tackle Reads: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë

Tough to Tackle Reads: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë

I want to start this post with an apology. I try to do my Tough to Tackle Reads segment quarterly and I fell extremely behind with this one. Basically, it came down to bad time management. That said, I’ll get […]

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How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

By now, everyone knows that I am a big supporter of using beta readers. I think they provide something to a piece that an editor can’t: The response of an actual reader. Yes, editors are readers –and obviously exceptional ones. […]

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