Creative Momentum

The new year arrived without much of a big deal for me. I worked steadily all the way up until Christmas and have really only gotten back to my paid work this week. I am not usually one for new year’s resolutions however I do like to refocus from time to time to set myself... Continue Reading →

I Love Children’s Books

Last night as I read my son his bedtime stories I realised how much more reading children’s authors’ work receives. I thought about how many times we had read my son’s favourite books, recited the stories off by heart and how many times we had discussed the works with other kids and parents. These authors’... Continue Reading →

Writers Group

I gathered up my courage and went to my first Writers Group at the State Library today. I’ve been meaning to go for a while now but honestly, I have always been too scared. I decided that after nine months of calling myself a writer and now having quite a few published articles under my... Continue Reading →

Let’s talk about the Bechdel Test

Here’s another rambling catalogue of my thoughts as I explore the workings of feminism. This time it is about the Bechdel Test, the famous measure by which books, movies, TV shows, and all variety of stories are tested against for gender bias. The criteria are quite simple: It has to have at least two women... Continue Reading →

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