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Things come apart so easily when you...Lie to me!

“Lies require commitment.”
― Veronica Roth, Divergent


“All right,” said Susan. “I’m not stupid. You’re saying humans need… fantasies to make life bearable.”
― Terry Pratchett, Hogfather


rich, harding (maybe), and allison

before i start, i think it is important to state the following:

“in consideration of the three sociological perspectives (symbolic interactionism, structural functionalism, and social conflict theory), 582 more words

Feminist Theories

A Reader's Survey, Courtesy of Emma, in Glasgow (otherwise known as Blue Chicken Ninja)

I’m doing this survey because a blogger I admire asked all of her readers to do so. Find her site at /. I would love to see everyone’s answers to this, too! 1,822 more words


Five (Damn-Near) Perfect (Dark) Novels

While I’m not really a blogger, I put this list together a while ago and thought I’d expand it into a post. Just for fun, as a quiet Sunday morning project, admiring the contents of my bookshelves and listening to Miranda Sex Garden. 1,901 more words

All Roads Converge into One

“I did things I did not understand for reasons I could not begin to explain just to be in motion, to be trying to do something, change something in a world I wanted desperately to make over but could not imagine for myself.” ― 

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Writer Crush: Dorothy Allison

I first learned about author Dorothy Allison in Portland. It was a combination of fortuitous reading and word of mouth. My dear friend Mary happens to be a champion for Ms. 598 more words


first impressions: bastard out of carolina.

A professor once told me that short literary works are opportunities for lyricism, and the longer a piece of writing becomes, the less music can be present without driving the reader crazy. 347 more words