Put your me-machines down and think. Turn off your screens and blink. Breathe, stop, shh--what are you so afraid of? It's beautiful in there, I guarantee it.
How literature and life intersect via character development Odysseus, photo by JAcW from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC I decided to take some scientifically-driven quizzes online via Buzzfeed. Well, I wasn't surprised at all by the results. I took three, and I was pleased to learn I am just like Jo from Little Women!… Continue reading SYMPATHY, EMPATHY, FAUXPATHY, ANTIPATHY & APATHY:
July 4th, 2020 For the last 2 or more decades of my life, this day is a reminder to me, personally, of all America is not. The other 364 days of the year, we unconsciously (or maybe we're semi-aware based on our citizenship status) enjoy the many things America, our home, offers us. Especially if… Continue reading Make America Again
RAmpaGE Rage happens when you feel unheard. Raging happens when you’re ignored. Enraged is when your voice is dismissed. Outrage is when the world decides your voice doesn’t matter. When the world tells you you have No Right to Rage Cause for Raging Reason for being Enraged Standing no Credibility… Continue reading RAmpaGE
It’s a question the big-time interviewers ask writers all the time, usually rockstar-writers: “So where did the idea for (insert newest NYT best-selling book title HERE) come from, and why write about it now?” These writers have whatever the answer is down to a tagline: “Well, Oprah, I went to Alaska in 1988 and there… Continue reading Writing with the Write Stuff