Writing and Submitting for Emerging Voices


Writing

I’ve had a few questions lately about the submissions and publication process when writing, so I want to share my experience with you as my work is finally inching into the world. I am by no means an expert. I consider myself an emerging writer and I am compiling my first book for publication in […]

April 14, 2018

March Poetry Reads


What I'm Reading

March Poetry Reads I have been taking some time away from binge reading to focus on school as I began a new term, but if you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen that I’ve been trying to trim my book spending and read classic lit titles that are available at my local library. I love […]

March 21, 2018

I Shaved My Head


Writing

I’m a woman and I shaved my head. It’s been a week since I stood in my bathroom and did something that most women would find unthinkable. Unsatisfied and upset over a recent too short and unfixable haircut, I weighed my options: I could walk around feeling uncomfortable about the way I looked for months […]

March 6, 2018

Book of the Month Subscription Box Review


What I'm Reading

Considering signing up for Book of the Month (BOTM)? I signed up in early 2017 and read a few of my favorite books of 2017 and 2018 from the monthly subscription service—books I probably never would have picked up if not for their suggestion. Let’s break down the cost first (and how it’s changed since […]

February 28, 2018

What I’m Reading – January 2018


What I'm Reading

What I’m Reading – Book of the Month / The Woman in the Window This is a no-spoilers review of The Woman in the Window and my personal experience with the subscription service Book of the Month—a monthly subscription box of the most talked about new titles. A lengthier post about this is coming next […]

January 28, 2018

What I’m Reading – December 2017


What I'm Reading

  What I’m Reading: Ariel, Birthday Letters & The Letters of Sylvia Plath If you follow me on Instagram, you won’t be surprised to see that What I’m Reading this week is Sylvia Plath / Ted Hughes related. I fell down the SP vortex in October and, so far, I haven’t recovered. Her craft, her […]

December 29, 2017

What I’m Reading


What I'm Reading

However you found yourself here, welcome!  The What I’m Reading section of my blog is a once-weekly update on the ever-growing list of books that I’m currently thumbing through. It’s an informal place for me to share what I loved, hated, and everything in between. Feel free to comment recommendations and share your thoughts with […]

December 23, 2017

Neurodiversity: A New Way of Thinking


Writing

By Jesse Albatrosov, Originally Published in 2013 – Republished December 23, 2017  Author’s note: This piece was originally written and published in 2013, and at the time, my son was five years old. Since I researched and wrote this article, the neurodiversity movement is steadily growing, and awareness about autism acceptance is more prevalent than ever before. […]

December 23, 2017