Inside Out and the Politics of Feeling

As pretty much anyone who’s ever met me can attest to, I have a lot of feelings. About everything. I have a lot of feelings about reproductive rights, education policy, the environment; I cry at the end of happy movies and sad movies and at emotionally charged scenes in the middle of movies; since the birth of my niece I even occasionally cry at commercials featuring babies. I’m not quite at Kristen Bell levels of emotional lability, but I’m pretty close. Traditionally, having an abundance of feelings has been associated with a lack of rational thought. Calling someone “emotional” is a hair’s breadth away from calling them “hysterical”; it signals an inherent “femininity,” an inability to think straight. “You’re being emotional” is used to dismiss women, whether they are calling out sexism or arguing about whose turn it is to clean. There are other variants on this theme: “Calm down,”…

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Labour of love

A year ago, a guy walked into the post office and he saw a middle-aged balding man standing at the counter.This man was methodically placing  “love” stamps on bright pink envelopes with hearts all over them. He takes out a bottle and sprays scent all  over them.

The guy’s curiosity got the better side of him. He then goes up to the man and asked him what he was doing,the confidently said,’l am sending out 10000 Valentines’ Day Cards signed ”GUESS WHO?” He then asked why he would do such a thing and to his surprise the guy said he was a Divorce Lawyer.

How Many Novels Can There Be?

Sublime Curiosity

I like reading. I like writing. When you’ve been writing for a while, you start to get really obsessed with word counts. Anybody you talk to about publishing something you’ve written will want to know your word count. For short fiction, you sometimes get paid by the word. And the number of words in the thing you’ve written determines whether it counts as a short story, a novella, a novel, as War and Peace, or as an encyclopedia.

Every year, I participate in National Novel-Writing Month. Unless, you know, I don’t feel like it. But I’ve participated more years than not, and I’ve produced a surprising number of novels. Every single one of them terrible, but that’s not NaNoWriMo’s fault. The goal in NaNoWriMo is to write a novel of at least 50,000 words in 30 days. And I got to thinking: how many novels that length are

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THE WISE GIRLS’ CLUB

Becoming yourself is really hard and confusing and its a process. l was completely the eager beaver in school.l was a girl in front of the class who was the first person to put her hand up, and its often not cool to be the person that puts  them self out there , and  l’ve often got teased mercilessly, but l found ultimately if you truly pour your heart  into what you believe in. Even if it make you vulnerable because amazing things can and will happen.

P.S : Never let anyone ruin your self esteem because in life some people were actually born to discourage others and those kinda people will always talk whether you do good or bad.This is for those of us girls who have always felt inferior to others and my advise to you is that never risk your happiness just to make people  happy because their happiness  ain’t your responsibility.

ALL ONE HAS TO IS BE FIRM ,CONFIDENT AND BE PROUD OF WHO YOU TRULY ARE . NEVER LET PEOPLE TAKE OVER YOUR LIFE AND MAKE YOU FEEL INFERIOR  AND  BELITTLE YOU!!!!!!!!!!