October 27, 2016

On Tuesday morning, on his way to school, a 16-year old boy jumped in front of a southbound A-train here in NYC at 42nd Street, killing himself. When I saw the article and it stated the time of death, I realized that the train I was on is the one that took his life. I'...

October 26, 2016

Bullying is TWO of the top 10 reasons teenagers commit suicide (Cyber Bullying being the #2 while In Person Bullying being #10) and as you can see, social media is a big part of it. That’s why we’re here doing #HoldOntoTheLight, so that this part of social media combat...

October 25, 2016

Sidebar: For those who do not know me, I’m a certified Secondary Education teacher who has taught both middle school and high school so if my post feels slightly bent toward helping that demographic, that’s why. However, I feel adults can take what I learned and apply...

October 24, 2016

I know that I always say, "I'm not a short story writer" (and I'm not, it's very hard for me) but I have a publisher who was high on cold meds and took my short anyway! Ok, he wasn't high on cold meds, or I think he wasn't at that time, but he still took my short, The...

October 21, 2016

That's right, it's about to be my 7th year doing NaNoWriMo...and you might ask, WHY DO THIS? Well, it gives me a great SHOVE to move onto another project when I'd like to just maybe watch TV after a grueling 6 months. That time was full of traveling for research, atten...

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