Consider This: Colonialism in Grammar Police

I've written many times about my anti-racist work that I'm doing. Something that hit me hard in particular was the idea that English "proper grammar" is another aspect of colonialism, of white supremacy. This led to a combing through of memories that I've had about proper grammar and how many people I've corrected over the …

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Daily Delight: The Ritual of Plant Watering

There's something about the nightly ritual of filling up a large container to the brim with water and nourishment for my plant babies. Then carting it around the house, filling the pots with one hand and picking off browning parts of the plant with the other hand. After I finish watering the potted plants, I …

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Writer’s Block, A Working Title

Since I'm diving head first into writing my novel, I've identified some areas of writing in which I need to improve. Where better to practice those than on my blog, right? I struggle with what a lot of writers struggle with: distraction, imposter syndrome, and plot development. Specifically challenging is the plot development. Every time …

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