Journal

Strong, Bitchy, or Both?

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!

Wheel of Time TV Series: Why Isn’t This a Thing?

Bring #WOT to TV already!

3 Reasons for Reading Dystopian Fiction

What you’re not thinking about when it comes to Dystopian Novels

Barbie called Fat by girl & I’m happy.

Barbie called Fat by girl & I’m happy.

Why it’s the best thing ever that Barbie was called Fat by a little girl in the Time article.

Growing. Loss, Grief, & Foster Parenting

Growing. Loss, Grief, & Foster Parenting

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.

Another Way To Look at 50 Shades

Another Way To Look at 50 Shades

Okay so earlier this week I posted this imagine on my personal Facebook page after reading a blog that picked apart 50 scenes of straight up abuse in 50 Shades of Grey. I have to admit to my stomach turning horribly as I read the blog and found myself SO thankful I haven’t read the […]

50 Shades of Fan Fiction (or am I a book snob?)

50 Shades of Fan Fiction (or am I a book snob?)

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 […]