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I'm honored to get to write a profile of one of my favorite friends, Chi Oham.
This is why I'm so enthusiastic about the things I love: because it's worth it. Because I want it to be returned. Because I love.
A profile of a young South African writer
In which I rave about "Saint Anything" by Sarah Dessen
Her writing philosophy involves putting her characters in peril; she's not one of those authors who tries to shelter them.
Because I fell in love on that trip. I fell in love with the movement of the city, the energy, the drive. I fell in love and I felt like I had come home.
She hasn't shied away from writing about tough topics, even when it was painful for herself. She's currently working on a memoir, and that, she said, has been the most difficult thing to write.
"I really believe that art saves lives."
“Oftentimes, it seems like writing a piece I deem good enough for publication is analogous to climbing a mountain.”
“As a journalist, it's incredibly important for me to vocalize silenced voices,” Danielle said. “My writing can be used as a platform to bring awareness towards an issue. I want to do more of that in the future.”
What wandering through Maya Angelou's townhouse taught me about journalism and how it inspired me.
Melissa said that she had to learn early on in her writing career that, as they say, "haters gonna hate." In fact, she makes it a practice not to listen to people who are rude just for the sake of rudeness.
Aside: If all this sounds like the setup to an idyll life, remember the first paragraph and know that a twist is coming.
Yes, that's a weird way to describe where babies come from. Moving on.
Katherine is more than an artist. She is a person, a friend, a sister, a daughter. She has relationships to build into in addition to the worlds she creates.
In the end, my reporting trip to the Bronx wasn't all bad. It was really good to get back in the swing of things, reporting on deadline and remembering why I got into this field in the first place.
When she first started writing romance novels, Alexis James had to fit writing time into her busy schedule as a mother to two small children.