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The Unending Battle to Become Perfect

If there was a graph out there that had the fluctuations of how often pixie cuts came back into style, I would probably post it here, but I could not find one to prove my point. American culture (especially the one that exists online) is OB-freaking-SESSED with looking perfect. If you have ever noticed, whatever…… Continue reading The Unending Battle to Become Perfect

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Everything You Need to Know About Lemony Snicket & “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

A Series of Unfortunate Events has been in the limelight in recent days due to its premier on Netflix.  Oddly enough, the episode number is 8 instead of 13… which, we fans of the book series found a tad disappointing. If you know nothing about Lemony Snicket or A Series of Unfortunate Events this is the…… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Lemony Snicket & “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

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The Opening Line is the Hardest: Or, What I Learned Writing the First Draft of My Novel

It is a long story – my journey to writing this, the first draft of Book of Zedrick (I do have a copyright on this FYI…).  It started, plainly, when I came to the realization that I was suffering from book fatigue. Book fatigue is the name I put to: when you, a reader, search and…… Continue reading The Opening Line is the Hardest: Or, What I Learned Writing the First Draft of My Novel

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We Need To Talk About Feminism

I think that women – even the majority – of women need to be a little bit angry. In my particular friend group, I am known as the “Feminist.” Or, rather, the “Feminist that only gets angry occasionally so we don’t bother to ask why.” There have been so many instances where I’ve seen either…… Continue reading We Need To Talk About Feminism

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My sister posts stuff about NightVale. My girlfriends post nail art and DIYs. That guy on Tumblr blogs about depression. That YouTuber talks about her anxiety. My father is online. The girl next door pins kidnapping stories on Pinterest. My brother watches YouTube videos. My mother posts random political things. That other guy does paintings and…… Continue reading Online

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Magic Trick

Magic is cool, too.