Diversity Isn’t Something to be “Tolerated”

It’s something to be appreciated. Valued. Biodiversity is critical to our planet’s survival. Diversity of thoughts, ideas, perspectives, and experiences fuels innovation. It keeps the world from being homogeneous and dull. Imagine if all the characters in a novel were the same – all “matchy-matchy,” as my daughter used to say. How boring would THAT Read More …

Joanne Harris, A Writer’s Manifesto, and Click-Baity Headlines

We’re all tired of click-baity headlines. “She Takes Off Her Left Shoe and Gives It a Sniff. What Happens Next Will Have You Rolling on the Floor” – somehow, in the back of our minds, this evokes images of Buffalo Bill – “It Rubs the Lotion on Its Skin, or Else It Gets the Hose Again” Read More …