War in Literature

Hey Lovelies! We’re talking about war this month – excluding my Day of the Dead post. Today, we’re going to talk about war in literature. I know I can a little cynical with a lot of the literature that is out there that glorify war – so I apologize in advance if that grates on … More War in Literature

Show, Don’t Tell

Hey Lovelies, I want to talk about showing and not telling while you write. There’s a big difference between these two ways of writing. One is going to be more engaging and entertaining and the other… not so much. You’re going to want to leave a bit of your story to the readers imagination. I find … More Show, Don’t Tell

Men’s Bodies

Hey Lovelies, This week we’re talking about men’s bodies. Again this is something we don’t see in a lot of mainstream media as we’re more focused on female body issues instead of male body issues. I don’t think this is right and that it’s an issue that should be addressed sooner rather than later. Men, … More Men’s Bodies

Male Stereotypes

Hey Lovelies, Last week we talked a little bit about men and feminism and why it is beneficial for men. We’re going to touch on a bit more of that. I want to start this week off with a video that I watched in my first year sociology class at university when we started talking … More Male Stereotypes

Women’s Bodies

Hey Lovelies! I’m sure you all consume some sort of media, whether on the TV or the internet and I’m sure you haven’t missed the messages calling for change in how we display and talk about women’s bodies. There seems to be something about this every single day especially on the harmful effects it has on … More Women’s Bodies

The Fallen Woman

Hey Lovelies, We talked about the Angel of the House or the perfect woman two weeks ago and this week we’re going to talk about the other side of that extreme. We’re going to talk about the Fallen Woman or the slut/whore. Our lives, of course, are binaries. We have to have contradictions so we … More The Fallen Woman