Photo filters that say any of the following: Vote Trump don’t be a chump. Voting republican. Praise Jesus. Swipe. Left. Providing no bio info, thinking that your nice abs Will suffice. This says something about the type of woman you want; I can assure you that I am not she. Swipe left. Opening…… Continue reading Swipe Left: Updated
raindrops fall outside my window, inviting my fingers to tap along the keys in contradictory rhythm.
Drafts in the dropbox. Downloading files and more files. The portfolios. Selecting music, stretching fingers to prepare. Commenting, guiding.
Listening to Thao’s “Meticulous Bird”: is its tale love or vengeance?
irritated with the feel of skin over joints Weary of myself.
I wrote 19,724 words for Academic Writing Month. It’s less than the 22,500 I aimed for, but still quite a bit and I’m proud of it. The last few days of November, I didn’t write much. I traveled to visit a friend for Thanksgiving, and then just found that I had no more words to…… Continue reading Academic Writing Month: The Results
16,014 words so far. My introduction is nearly done. Chapter 1 is well on its way to being done. Over the next 10 days, I plan to have both ready to send to my advisor. I’m tired. I took Tuesday off, because I had other work I needed to catch up on–a book chapter that…… Continue reading Academic Writing Month, Day 20… Only day 20?
I’m at the halfway point. I’ve made a lot of progress, and I’m proud of it. 12,939 words total, since November 1. Only one day where I didn’t meet my goal, but on that day I managed to tap out 205 words. That’s 15 days of producing new writing each and every day. This is…… Continue reading Academic Writing Month, Day 15
I got my word count in today, and a little extra– 900 words. I’ve written a lot, I feel, in the past 9 days. But I get mixed feelings as soon as I share my results. I get varying reactions, from praise to “that’s a good start” and then I start to second guess myself.…… Continue reading Academic Writing Month, Day 9: Exhaustion
Last fall, when I taught Introduction to Literature for the first time, I was a little nervous. I themed my course around ethnicity (in part because that’s my research interest, and in part because the course is supposed to fulfill a diversity requirement for the campus) and as such, spent a great deal of time…… Continue reading Ethics and the Neutral Position