Tag Archive | speak

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (9)

“Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s heart, kill your darlings” ― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. “Like a city with breached walls is a man without self-control” (Proverbs 25:28 ISV). “So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a […]

How Far Would You Go?

How Far Would You Go?

How far would you go to bring more authenticity to your characters and plot? Would you starve yourself? Overeat? Get a job that your character has (even if it’s scrubbing toilets)? Learn boxing or how to dance a specific style? Sit in a public area and commit voyeurism? Devour books? Steal identities? Clone people? Force […]

Oh, I Wish You Would Look At Me Like That

Oh, I Wish You Would Look At Me Like That

One topic that stuck out from my Multicultural psych course was identity, or more specifically, the combination of social identities within one individual (i.e., intersectionality; Cole, 2009).