Monday Musings: Gender Bending and How It’s Helped My Writing

When I was about ten or eleven, before puberty hit and my height leveled off, I was the tallest girl in my fifth grade class. I was the tallest among most of my fellow girl friends, too. And because my perception of gender and sex at the time were determined by how tall you were and [...]

Monday Musings: The Importance of the Humanities in the Age of Mass Media

Although I just killed my second blog on politics, gender, mental health, and a host of other topics, I don't like getting political on this one. I'd rather stick to posts on writing and flash fiction pieces. But in light of what could possibly the greatest political scandal in American history and in my lifetime, as well the [...]

Monday Musings: My Top 3 Apps for Writing-Related Productivity

In the age of the Internet and smartphones, there's a lot of talk popping up nowadays about how we should stay away from our computers, electronic devices, and all the pesky social media sites and apps that come with them. In 2012, we even created a new word to describe the instance of looking at one's [...]