It’s no sweat, really. In fact, the dread factor is universally common. So quit panicking already! Your fingertips (those tiny intuitive tappers) stumbled here: the right … Continue reading Dread The Resume?
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Years ago, when I got editorial queries on my first ghosted manuscript, the most tricky to answer were the comments about the novel’s timeline. Scratch that; they weren’t just tricky. They were a forensic… Continue reading An Easy Way To Make Your Plot Plausible
This has been happening for eons, not just with Dystopian Fiction. However, it’s a great topic to revisit because there are ethnic girls, young women (and men) who should be able to pick up a prolific novel that mirrors their … Continue reading Who Run the [Dystopian] World? [White] Girls
Just Kidding. I’m knee-deep in my mess thank you very much. I have too many clothes, a shoe rack of heels, hats and scarves–all of that … Continue reading Can You Clean My House?
A few years ago I had written a short story titled Caught Between The Sunset. It was a first draft contained of 2600+ words. Almost … Continue reading Writer Heights
*Bangs head on desk* ——————————— (An informed update after head was strategically wrapped with bandages) So I just had a conversation with myself and it went like this: “You’re obviously tired.” “Me? Ha! No way am I tired…do you know who you’re talking to?” “Um…yeah. Me. I mean you, I mean—you know what I mean!” “Right then. So you’re fully aware that vampires never tire.” *Rolls eyes* “Oh, you’re sleepy alright! Talking crazy talk about vampires, and god knows what else is drifting in dreamyland, bubbling in that mind of yours. It’s not functioning properly.” “Says the woman in my … Continue reading And This Post (Drumroll Please)…Is Yet Another Test!
Although the label tech savvy is a concept I often compare to nails screeching on a chalkboard, I have great ideas to share with you all! I am pulling my hair out learning here. I am maneuvering, pilfering through the … Continue reading FemCandee Says Hi! And Well. . .
When the last guy I dated called me beautiful I told him say it once you know me. Not the girl with beauty marks on her face, nor the girl with a sizable chest poked out an hour-glass frame. I … Continue reading Biased Lens
Your crinkled work boots ease through the door. We peck. It’s quarter past three; the arrow insists today still putters. Like the mud you track on these tiles I sponge, the finality in your words grate. Must you ask, “How … Continue reading Meatloaf
Duke freshman Lauren* receives death threats. In hopes of becoming a lawyer, she decided the most efficient way to reach her goal without racking up on government loans or depending on her parents to fund her education, is by finding … Continue reading Feminism vs. Sexism (Part 2)
I am a woman of legal age who heaves at the thought of being in a long-term relationship. I met this hot guy named Jason one night at a local bar, sexual tension ferried between us. Shouldered close on our … Continue reading Feminism vs. Sexism (Part 1)