A new website devoted to raising “the visibility of female illustrators, female illustrators of color, LBTQ+, and other minority groups” got off to a high-flying start when it launched in late December. 334 more words
Writing continues well.
I’ve written a scene over the past week that I’m not 100% sure is acceptable to share with a general audience. There’s a fine line about what kind of sex you can feature before you end up producing pornography, and I’m not entirely sure I paid attention to it. 149 more words
When I was conference-hopping last month, I caught up with an academic friend who had unfollowed me on Twitter. While transiting from a proper academic conversation at the dinner table of a nice restaurant to a more intimate catch-up about our personal lives over drinks in a cosy bar, my friend admitted that they thought my use of Twitter was very “brave”. 1,413 more words
Katelyn Nicole Davis, a 12-year-old student at Cedartown Middle School in Polk County, Georgia, broadcast her own suicide over Facebook Live on December 30. In the 20-minute video, Davis told viewers that she had been physically and sexually abused by a relative. 177 more words