POSSIBLE NAMES FOR WRITING WORKSHOPS I MAY OR MAY NOT TEACH IN THE FUTURE

seanhdoyle:

—How to actually stop being a baby and stop worrying about what you’re writing about and just fucking write that shit.
—How to stop writing such meandering sentences and get to the fucking point.
—How to eat a reuben sandwich without getting any on your keyboard.
—How to let a…

I will be TA-ing. 

My friend Adam Serwer once made the astute observation that most white people “can only relate to racial discrimination in the abstract. What white people can relate to is the fear of being unjustly accused of racism.” The lesson translates to cases of sexual assault and harassment. Those of us who have been forced to personally cope with powerful men behaving badly are certain that the accusers in these situations are worth listening to. “These are not stories we tell for fun, attention or revenge,” tweeted Lena Dunham. There are many women like us working in media, but we’re outnumbered — or definitely outranked — by men who are inclined to relate to the experience of being accused.

Source: booasaur

newindesmoines:

newsweek:

When the Saints Go Marching Out
What happens when you leave the Mormon religion? Hannah Miet looks into an ‘ex-Mormon’ support group that teaches its members how to drink, how to buy coffee, and how to live after they’ve left one of the country’s more restrictive faiths.

How can there be a 404 Not Found on this? I need to read this.

Please do. Here. 

newindesmoines:

newsweek:

When the Saints Go Marching Out

What happens when you leave the Mormon religion? Hannah Miet looks into an ‘ex-Mormon’ support group that teaches its members how to drink, how to buy coffee, and how to live after they’ve left one of the country’s more restrictive faiths.

How can there be a 404 Not Found on this? I need to read this.

Please do. Here. 

Source: Newsweek