There you are, bold writer of a strong female lead ™, when all the sudden you write your upteenth snarky quip and you find yourself wondering: “Has my strong lead character morphed into an utter b_ch unexpectedly?”
Today I’m gonna talk about strong female characters, sexism and a bunch of other stuff that is sure to invite the twitterverse to eat my face utterly. Click the read more and just a warning, I’m using the B-word a whole lot in this one!
Bring #WOT to TV already!
What you’re not thinking about when it comes to Dystopian Novels
Today I’m going to be real. Gut tearing, exposing myself to the world, no holds barred kinda real. And, as you can guess by the title and the image, I did get pregnant and I lost my baby… but that ending is the start of the next chapter in my story, my world, and my new normal.
Confession time. I haven’t read 50 Shades of Grey. I know, I’m the target market (according to the media reports) middle aged mother from middle America who has the guilty pleasure of romance novels and writing what others lovingly refer to as ‘smut.’ It should go without saying that I’d pick up the book and […]
Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Finding Success Doing What You Love (It was an Apple IIe.) The pale keys against my stubby fingers were cool and smooth. I looked in wonder at the greenish screen. My friend Pam was the luckiest girl in the whole world to have access to…
Someone once said that love is a verb. I so truly believe this. Everyday we make choices in how we’re going to interact with people – from our kids, to our boss at work, to the police guy who just ticketed you, to your neighbor whose dog won’t stop pooping on your lawn, to your […]