WRITING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH TOPICS

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel It has recently been called into question what makes me qualified to write about mental health topics. I am not a licensed or trained mental health professional. I am not an expert. I will never claim to be (unless I later pursue that and go through a … Continue reading WRITING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH TOPICS

On John Green’s Characters: Teenagers DO Speak That Way

  I have always loved John Green's books since the first time I picked one up. He writes YA Fiction, but he writes content with which I connect even as an adult. His stories tell of the human condition, and characters (especially the girls) are complex, nuanced, and flawed. They are people, not ideas of … Continue reading On John Green’s Characters: Teenagers DO Speak That Way

A to Z: Fun and Unusual Words to Add to Your Vocabulary

A:   Ardent - Passionate, enthusiastic, or eager B:   Bibliophile - A person who loves or collects books C:   Comeuppance - An unpleasant fate that someone deserves D:   Draconian - Excessive and unreasonably harsh E:   Erroneous - Mistaken, wrong, incorrect F:   Farcical - Humour that is outrageous, absurd, and silly G:   Gallivant - Travelling from place to … Continue reading A to Z: Fun and Unusual Words to Add to Your Vocabulary

Why I’ve Been Radio Silent

Hi readers, Thanks for taking the time to come back again and again. I know I haven't posted much lately. I've been radio silent from most social media. Here's the biggest reason: I've been on edge, panicked, anxious, scared, angry, and grieving because of all the things going on politically in the world. There has … Continue reading Why I’ve Been Radio Silent

Audience? Audience? Audience?

This post is a follow-up to my post The Adventures of Writing Nonfiction (https://osyoungheart.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/the-adventures-of-writing-non-fiction/). If you have yet to read it, I’d advise you do so first. As I mentioned in my last post, I am taking on the challenge of writing nonfiction for my class, and we are going to be working on serious … Continue reading Audience? Audience? Audience?