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When I was researching manic depression for the character of Althea, one of the resources I looked to was Stephen Fry’s documentary The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive. In the midst of the holidays, the closing of the dumpster fire that was 2016, and the start of the new year, I’ve been thinking a … More Everything Ever After.
I’ve also been pondering loss—both leaving and being left.
My dad yells, “HEMMY-OH” when he calls the cows to eat. My brother and I had a discussion on how to spell it, because I always heard it as, “BENNY-OH.” My brother had more insight, though, because he’s fed the cows with my grandfather, who would yell, “HIMMON-NAH.” Did this come from his own father … More To Call a Calf to Eat
Or when it smacks you in the face.
Or, how to deal with shade by channeling it into something else.
A few years ago on Twitter, a Muslim reader fasting during Ramadan Tweeted J.K. Rowling: .@mujtaba_alvi_ Try Hallows. They don't eat much in that one! — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 25, 2015 I was thinking about that today as I was pushing for my daily pages.
Hey, all. I’m participating in Camp NaNoWriMo this July. My goal is to write 50-60K words before the end of July. You can keep up with my progress here: 10683 / 50000 (21.37%) Not sure what Camp NaNoWrimo is? Check it out! Or, if you’d like to be a part of our Camp NaNoWriMo … More Camp NaNoWriMo
A writing friend once told me: Look, if you tell me something, it’s with the knowledge that I might tell someone else, or write about it, or both. So if you don’t want me to do that, don’t tell me.
I’ve been working on a YA novel since 2011, inspired by my work with middle school youth Savannah’s Deep Center. I was sick of hearing about Team Edward/Jacob and other Twilight drivel, and wanted to write a story for the young girls in my class that promoted strong, independent young women.