Check Out My Latest Articles on Unwritten

As of last week, I've had my debut article featured on Unwritten. I will be having articles published on Unwritten's website on a weekly basis, with one posting tomorrow on Halloween! Unwritten is home to a plethora of talented writers.  You can follow them on Twitter here! 7 Things You Should Absolutely Avoid In A … Continue reading Check Out My Latest Articles on Unwritten

Why Saturdays Are the Worst

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Every Saturday morning is met with an irrevocably loud silence. I've always been amused by the way people often describe silence as deafening because it's ultimately the biggest contradiction, we as a society, make. We attribute these emotions and abstract concepts to simple feelings because silence, can actually be one of the most destructive and … Continue reading Why Saturdays Are the Worst

Write for Us! We’re Accepting Guest Bloggers

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Do you want to become a successful blogger? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What do you want to write about? It's a simple question with a complex answer. Often, whenever a writer sits down to write they have a list of topics they need to discuss. Maybe their job is to describe movies or politics. Perhaps it's a review … Continue reading Write for Us! We’re Accepting Guest Bloggers

Poetry Hour: The Space Between

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If I could impress upon you anything, with sincerity or not, it’d be my wish for you to touch me in my sweetest place Oh, how I hope you don’t resist! It’s the space between my breasts the space that’s hard and filled with bone the space between where my heart is its own. Oh, … Continue reading Poetry Hour: The Space Between

Hi. I’m Having a Quarter-Life Crisis

Originally published on Thought Catalog. My quarter life crisis is hitting me on the cusp of turning 28. if you’re over 40, you’ll read this and tell me that I’m still young, but I’m not so sure – and this is why.   Growing up, my mother always told me that I was going to … Continue reading Hi. I’m Having a Quarter-Life Crisis

#IWillMarch For The Everyday Women Who Are The Root Of My Inspiration

This article was published on Mogul and featured in Bustle.  I will march because my mother raised me to be independent, and I owe her at least that much to carry on with that tradition. See - growing up, my independence wavered in desperation to obtain conformity because - as we know it - kids … Continue reading #IWillMarch For The Everyday Women Who Are The Root Of My Inspiration