Tag Archive | society

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (23)

A wonderful, and I do mean wonderful, beta reader of mine found out my main character was black in the later half of my first chapter. When she did, she strongly suggested that I make my MC’s race clearer from the beginning (to “show her skin color” and “describe her neighborhood”)—because this beta had pictured someone who looked […]

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (21)

Shh, don’t tell Lillian she’s fat . . . right? Wrong. “I am fat,” Lillian Bustle said on TED Talks. “I happen to use this word as a self-descriptor. And I don’t say it to put myself down.

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (12)

MICROAGGRESSIONS

THEY TOLD ME IT COULDN’T BE DONE

“It Couldn’t Be Done,” Edgar Albert Guest Somebody said that it couldn’t be done But he with a chuckle replied That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried.

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS (5)

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS (5)

That moment when someone steals your work and gets credit for it. That moment when you miss a deadline. That moment when you submit your work early (for once in your life).

Blogging 201: TUESDAY MASH-UPS

Cheers to my new feature: Tuesday Mash-Ups To start it off, here’s a small collection of Blogging 201 progress that I’ve found to be invigorating, respectively. I believe a concrete view of how we’re all part of something bigger can help us. Thanks to all who posted! If you’ve read other posts that aren’t included here, […]

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (5)

Anime Hair Colors: Do They Carry Any Significant Meaning In Japanese Culture?

Anime Hair Colors: Do They Carry Any Significant Meaning In Japanese Culture?

Enjoyable post for anime/manga lovers ❤ Here’s a link that hopefully works: http://thoughtcatalog.com/martin-schneider/2015/02/anime-hair-colors-do-they-carry-any-significant-meaning-in-japanese-culture/

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS

That moment when a song comes on the radio and different scenes from your book flash through your mind. That moment when you get a great idea in the shower.

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS