“The Girl Who Was Plugged In” is such an interesting short story, and there seems to be hidden meaning at every turn, so I decided to go back to it for the OED exercise. 424 more words
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For this week’s blog post I chose to analyze the word ‘nigger’ from part 4, section XI(11) page 65, within the part of the story where Laura speaks about how her school psychologist had given her the spiel of ‘women should be happy with their lot in life’: … 563 more words
I must apologize.
About 12 years ago I sat nervously on the hot seat of my first official writing critique session, having balanced on sword points for two weeks while my new-found group of reviewers read the first chapter of my book. 1,342 more words
I want to share an incredible piece of writing on the nature of domestic violence that doesn’t make Ray Rice or Roger Goodell or the NFL the center of it, written by Diana Moskovitz. 326 more words