Life as a Writer

9 Things I Wish People Knew About Invisible Illnesses

“You gonna stay in bed all day?” “When was the last time you went to the gym?” “Slowpoke.” “We’ll only be standing for a few hours.” You wouldn’t say these things to someone who uses a wheelchair, someone who has an obvious disability. So why is it okay to say these things to someone with… Continue reading 9 Things I Wish People Knew About Invisible Illnesses

Life as a Writer

Should White Writers Write Non-White Characters?

Publishers are looking for diversity. But are white writers qualified to write it?

Life as a Writer

College Athlete to Slug-a-Bed: When Your Best Isn’t Good Enough

Sometimes you can't pull yourself up by your bootstraps. How do you live with failure?