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Flash Fiction Friday: Converse

The sky is dark, the stars and moon shining brightly among the dark chasm of space. There’s an autumn chill in the air around me: perfect hoodie weather. Although, I’d wear a hoodie no matter the weather. My hood is up and my hands are stuffed in the middle pocket. I look straight ahead. It’s … Continue reading

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British Colonization

After reading, a few postcolonial literature novels such as Things Fall Apart, Grain of Wheat, and Dust, I began to have an understanding of why having this as common knowledge is significant until today. They are not about slavery or rather, they are different from the American’s interpretation of the British. We as privileged citizens … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday: Intervention

He laid out a plate of cranberry glazed chicken with a side of mashed potatoes. The plate itself was a fine china and the silverware was perfectly cleaned and shining. The rough, woven tablecloth and lumpy candles on the table gave the rest of the room a more informal feeling. He hadn’t even told me … Continue reading

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Writing Styles

As I have been moving through my Creative Writing studies I’ve found myself learning a lot about various writing styles. I’ve been working most recently with fiction, screenwriting, and play-writing. Fiction has been my default style, and what I feel most comfortable with. However, I decided to branch out to understand other kinds of writing. … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday: Untitled

The library was packed, and I mentally cursed myself for coming in broad daylight. I avoided eye contact with the librarian because I still hadn’t returned that chemistry book I borrowed two months ago. I was pretty sure I had lost it. I still hated the library, but I couldn’t deny the beauty of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

While many authors, philanthropists, and authorities have provided detailed analyses of how and why racial division occurs, Ta-Nehisi Coates expresses his views through Between the World and Me, a letter to his 15 year-old-son Samori. He expresses that racism is an issue created by society and is still practiced today, no matter how inadvertent the … Continue reading

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A Literary Podcast: A Review of “Myths and Legends” by Jason Weiser

The world of podcasts is becoming increasingly trendier and I definitely joined the movement. One of my favorite podcasts is called “Myths and Legends,” and it’s written, hosted, edited, and produced by a married duo named, respectively, Jason and Carissa Weiser. Jason has covered a variety of multicultural myths that don’t just start with the … Continue reading