Hemingway’s Iceberg Theory: A Tool for Detail

by Renee Seledotis Ernest Hemingway’s “Iceberg Theory” states that the deeper meaning of a story should shine through implicitly. Like an iceberg, the surface of the story, what is revealed to the reader, should be barely anything compared to what lies beneath. The more the author knows about the story, the fuller and richer it … Continue reading Hemingway’s Iceberg Theory: A Tool for Detail

Creating Art from the Ugly: Finding Motivation to Write in Quarantine

by Caitlyn Ulery When we were first asked to quarantine ourselves back in March, I believed it was a blessing. With my classes and my job moving fully online, surely I would have infinite free time to devote to writing! I had grand intentions of writing daily, of creating at least one noteworthy poem a … Continue reading Creating Art from the Ugly: Finding Motivation to Write in Quarantine

Black Twitter: It’s Empowering

by Eileen LeValley Black Twitter is a cultural identity consisting of, “Black Twitter Users” from around the world, on the Twitter Social Network. They are focused on issues of interest to the black community, particularly in the United States. Active African-American Twitter users have created a virtual community. Some examples of Black Twitter are #YouOKSis, … Continue reading Black Twitter: It’s Empowering