Self-Inflicted

A couple of weeks ago in one of my classes, we had to create a discussion post analyzing everyday text using the literary theory we had just learned about. One of my classmates chose to address the Netflix series Thirteen Reasons Why. Now, I haven't seen the series yet, but I've read the book so I… Continue reading Self-Inflicted

Let Your Voice Be Heard

Light has been shed on the rising problems with social issues among young adults. Suicide, drug addiction, depression, and sexual assault are just a few that are in the media. These aren’t topics that are new, they are just becoming less taboo at the dinner table. Something that we can openly discuss. At least that’s… Continue reading Let Your Voice Be Heard

Always More to Learn

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of joining so many authors, editors, and publishers at the Florida Writer's Association Annual Conference. Sounds like a mouthful doesn't it? Yeah, it's a lot to say, but the great thing is I learned so much from it. It was only my second year attending and yet I took… Continue reading Always More to Learn

Rating Success

How do you rate success? There is no easy way to answer that. It all depends on the person. Everybody looks at success differently. Depending on what is most important to a particular individual. If you're someone who rates motherhood higher than a job, then you might consider yourself successful if you raise happy and… Continue reading Rating Success

Perseverance is the Key

A couple weeks ago I was hanging out with a friend of mine and we were watching one of my favorite movies, "Remember the Titans." I never really gave it much thought about why it I like the movie so much. The movie is a great representation of how people can come together, regardless of… Continue reading Perseverance is the Key

“Seasons”

  “Seasons” Things have changed; My life is no longer the same. Once, I walked strong; But now, those days are gone. I don’t know how to let go;  The smile I wear, is  all for show.  A nightmare, I’d like to escape; Hopefully it’s not too late.