Spooky, Scary, Short Stories and Books To Get You In the Halloween Spirit

Happy Halloween creative writers, English majors, and literature enthusiasts! It is that time of year again—my favorite time—when everything creepy and disturbing is embraced and everyone suddenly becomes horror fans. I love this sudden shift because it gives me a chance to geek out about my love for those eerie short stories and novels. I’ve … Continue reading Spooky, Scary, Short Stories and Books To Get You In the Halloween Spirit

Out Without Fear: A Very Brief History of LGBTQ+ Superheroes

People have been discussing homosexuality in comics since the day superhero comics were introduced in 1938. Everyone, from parents to members of congress, was terrified of homosexuality in comics influencing their children into being gay. A psychiatrist named Fredric Wertham even published a book in 1954, titled “Seduction of the Innocent”, that blames comics for … Continue reading Out Without Fear: A Very Brief History of LGBTQ+ Superheroes

Patience is Key: Why Writing Sometimes Means Waiting

Most people are familiar with the saying, “patience is a virtue.” In an effort to be better than our egos, we try to extend our patience and wait for the benefits to fall into our laps. Unfortunately, we’re often discouraged by anything that doesn’t pay off immediately. After multiple rejection letters from contests and literary … Continue reading Patience is Key: Why Writing Sometimes Means Waiting