GIF by handeleugene Founder Brianna Franklin shared with me this amazing project about uplifting Black women and empowering them to reach a greater economic equity. I urge you to follow the organization’s IG and Twitter handles below, alongside helping donate to their campaign link on the bottom of this article. Please signal boost this…

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Say it with me now: We are not worth X amount of hours. We are not worth X amount of hours. WE ARE NOT WORTH THE HOURS WE WORK. WE ARE THE LIVES WE LIVE. THE EXPERIENCES WE HAVE. We are that which we cherish and hold dear. Originally posted by kaenith Cue the Rent…

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GIF by debbie-sketch In stories, there is the big “The End”. There is a final page listed at the end of the index in the table of contents. There is a last rustle, a final tune. The closing curtain, the roll call of credits in a movie. Closure is important for all the reasons we…

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You know that Alice in Wonderland quote? Something about doing somewhere in the ballpark of five impossible things before breakfast? It makes you think “magic”, “whimsy”, and “what kind of opium was Lewis Carroll” on, right? Originally posted by xeptum Yeah, but what if I told you that that staid/stiff/solid routine of Benjamin Franklin and the whole adage of…

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With all seriousness, the COVID-19 crisis with the coronavirus is affecting people in ways that make it all too clear that, with a crisis of not enough access to healthcare, sanitization and hygiene products, and generally affecting those who are immune-compromised, disabled, and elderly/very young…. Isolation and self-imposed quarantines are the way to protect us…

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I just wanted to encapsulate how amazing it feels when someone comments on your work in a way that makes you feel like, yes, your writing reached somebody on the internet and got something positive back from it. Originally posted by unloveablc (Because, it’s true, reviewing your favorite authors and indie authors’ books and leaving…

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I love a good series binge as much as anyone else. But it’s hard, especially as a creator, to keep consuming that content without creating any of your own. Originally posted by selecia And I’m not talking about just playing catch up with a series you enjoy or unwinding with a cup of tea and…

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Hear me out… Theater kid energy is a kid named Ryan. Remember Ryan from High School Musical? Originally posted by chelsea-daniels Then there’s the other Ryan, you know… This Ryan from La La Land. Originally posted by lilpieceofmyworld How could we forget about Deadpool Ryan?   Originally posted by kookookafreakinchoo Never! Originally posted by chelsea-daniels…

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It’s kind of like the Velveteen Rabbit, but for books. “When a child loves you for a long, long time… you become Real… Once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.” Originally posted by realmaradyer Well, the concept’s much the same for stories. Time turns the fantasy into something you don’t…

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