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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 […]

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Why I Write

Posted by Rachel on March 20, 2017 in emotion, musings, writing |

There’s this part of me that’s never been okay. It’s a slice of my identity that can shapeshift and grow without any water or sunlight. Sometimes it disappears, fading into my skin, becoming a dormant killer inside my bones. It’s this parasitic cluster of cells my body can’t fight off. I try but it’s no […]

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Books That Changed My Life

Posted by Rachel on July 6, 2016 in discovery, emotion, inspiration, reading |

Believe it or not, books hold an incredible power. They have the ability to change you. No, seriously. Over the years I’ve read stacks of books, but only a small group truly changed my life. And I don’t mean they simply meant a lot to me, I mean that my life would be entirely different […]

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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 […]

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