8 #Hashtags For Writers

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With the advent of technology, more and more of publishing moves online. Long gone are the days of having to put your manuscript into a SASE and mailing it off through snail mail. As you may have guessed from some of my previous blog posts, I am big into social media, a place where many […]

Intersecionality in Proto-Feminist Writings

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I was recently working on my Master’s thesis (“The Early Feminist Leanings of Jane Austen’s Gentlewomen Characters”) and I wrote a section on intersectionality that I really liked. It is just a small portion of a larger work, slightly edited to stand alone(-ish), but I wanted to share it here. Kate Chopin is simply a […]

5 Literary Agents and Agencies to Follow on Tumblr

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A couple weeks ago, I told you guys some agents to follow on Twitter. Sadly, Twitter does not allow for really in-depth questions and answers, so some agents and agencies have migrated to Tumblr to help writers out. These are just a few: Suzie Townsend Pete Knapp P.S. Literary Agency Donald Maass Literary Agency Jennifer Laughran […]

10 Literary Agents I Follow on Twitter

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One thing these agents all have in common is that they are happy to give advice and answer questions for newbie writers. Laura Zats – One-half of the literary friends that brings us the podcast Print Run Caitie Flum-Always friendly and open to questions Jessica Sinsheimer-Co-creator of Manuscript Academy and Manuscript Wish List Brooks Sherman– Just […]

14 Romance Novels of 2018

Yup, it’s that time of year again. Roses given to loved ones, scarfing down chocolates, romantic dinners. That’s right. It’s Valentines Day. I am a big fan of romance and thought that my Valentine’s Day gift to you, would be a list of 14 romance novels being released this year. The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory […]

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I am one of those people that can’t write in silence. However, I am also one of those people that can’t write if I am listening to music I know the words to. So my compromise is to listen to instrumentals. The playlist below is one I have made from movie/tv soundtracks, classical music, and […]

2018 Goals

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Who needs resolutions when you can have goals? To me, resolutions are things people hope to accomplish, but rarely actually make an effort towards. Goals, on the other hand, are things that people will actually work for. That is why for 2018 I am making goals, not resolutions. I’ll keep this post simple and just […]

*This blog post was written August of 2017 and was never posted for some reason… I told you guys back in May that I was reading only books by women of color from June to August. What can I say, but that it was an amazing and enriching experience. Reading books in different genres and […]

A Resolution Like None Other

First of all, Happy New Year! It’s a new year and I am going to have a new attitude. I know the usual new year blog post on a quiet blog is to pledge to post more. I’m even guilty of having done it before. But not this time. Over the last few month’s I’ve […]