Shatter Me Romanticizes Abuse; Chapter Ten

This is a weekly reminder that Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi romanticizes abuse. This post is an in-depth commentary on chapter ten. If you're interested in reading more comprehensive commentaries about the deeply problematic aspects of Shatter Me, chapters one through nine are linked below. - Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapters Five…

George Floyd Protests – Police Inciting Violence – Equality in this Country is a Joke

Here's the thing-- A part of me doesn't feel like my voice is the one that should be heard right now, so instead of posting or writing anything I've spent most of my morning researching, reading, and retweeting anything I can to shed light on the deeply problematic issues that this country is facing at…

Shatter Me Romanticizes Abuse; Chapter Nine

This is an in-depth commentary on the deeply problematic way in which Tahereh Mafi romanticizes abuse with her series, Shatter Me. This post breaks down chapter nine of book one. If you're interested in reading more, read through the other chapters for this book linked below. - Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapters…

I’ve Been Thinking About Self-Published Novels

On the one hand, self-publishing can be great, right? All of those roadblocks to getting your novel out there are removed and suddenly you have this book that you've worked so hard on and people are buying it and reading it. And I'm sure that can feel amazing. But something I've noticed over the years is…