My Thoughts: Reckless

Author: Cornelia Funke Sometimes, I get very inconsequential thoughts like, “Ah, I’m too old to be reading this stuff.” I know how to rationalize it, of course: I read children’s fantasy because I hope to one day become an author of children’s fantasy. This, while true, is only a corollary of the truer reason I […]

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Dive (flash fiction)

As I stand on the edge of this precipice, I know I am in no danger – yet, every cell of my body is telling me that I am about to die. My mind is still not strong enough to tell my body to be quiet. I, of all people, should not have this problem, […]

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My Thoughts: Nervous Conditions

Author: Tsitsi Dangaremba I can describe this book in one word: legendary. This is probably just my youth and lack of exposure talking, but I can hardly believe this book was published in the 1980s. It feels way ahead of its time – not in the subject matter itself, because feminism in general is probably […]

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6 Little Things That Help

Yeah, fam, so life is beans. You don’t need to be told. But, as a whole, there are a few things that make it a bit more bearable for me. They aren’t actions per se, more like lifestyle adoptions. They may not be dramatic, but they have been life-changing in their own ways. So, I […]

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The Mad Diaries IX: Love

This post is part of a 9-part guest blog series whose author wants to be known as J.J. Moore. I hope you enjoy it. 🙂 I built love as a castle on sand and wailed when its walls came crumbling, crushing my lungs till the only thing that was important was the need to breathe. […]

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