"You own everything that happened to you..."
A couple days ago, my Facebook feed (ugh, I feel like I'm doing product placement every time I type that) included the following story, thanks to a Christian friend in my list: Anti-Bullying Speaker Curses Christian Teens Of course I clicked. Unsurprisingly, the 'Anti-Bullying Speaker' referred to in the article is sex columnist, prominent GLBT … Continue reading Bullying by an Anti-Bully Bully? Bully for you!
"When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me." I am so tragically unhip. This isn't exactly a newsflash, but it's weeks like this that I see just how out of step I … Continue reading Teen Lit and Writing for Adults
One of the most prominent novelists of his age, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote what some consider the definitive American novel, yet gnawing at the edge of his talent was an addiction that would eventually overshadow his greatest achievements.
"You will become a hypocrite, you'll become a liar. You'll try and paper up your own cracks... and that's what being an adult is all about. Then you have babies and... *shrug* that's it."