Writing As Resistance

Posted by Rachel on May 17, 2017 in action, characters, current event, emotion, inspiration, plot, teaching, writing |

Since the feeling of helplessness regarding the state of affairs in our world continues to bother a lot of writers, I thought that’s what I’d talk about this week on my li’l ol’ blog here. This isn’t specific to any one problem or any single annoyance *cough*CheetoThunderfucker*coughs* since I feel like this could be applicable […]


The Interruption

Posted by Rachel on May 23, 2016 in action, characters, writer's sketch, writing |

“Did you hear it?” I burst through the door, looking for anyone who might be around to speculate with. “Wait–you did, too?” my sister said, twisting to glance over the couch. “What the hell was it?” “It came on about five minutes ago, right? That’s when you heard it?” “Yeah, I was in traffic and […]


Who Runs The World? Girls!

Posted by Rachel on March 15, 2016 in action, best of, characters, current event, emotion, inspiration, musings, review, voice |

In honor of Women’s History Month, I thought I’d come up with a list of my favorite movies directed by, written by, or starring women. Why not books, you say? I’m an equal opportunity lover of all things artistic. Plus, I talk about books A LOT so I’m switching it up here. These are in […]


Flash Fiction: Crocquake

Posted by Rachel on July 12, 2013 in action, animals, current event, sequels, writer's sketch |

Today’s flash fiction is inspired by the epic Syfy Channel phenomenon, Sharknado. With that said, I give you: Crocquake (since Spidericane and Snakefire seemed to entice actual fear). It was bad enough that people’s homes, cars and loved ones were falling through the ruptured chasms in the earth. No one expected that giant, mutant, man-eating […]

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