Natasha Trethewey's poetry typically relates to the intersections of her biracial identity and this one is no different. She forces us as the reader to face the ugly, dark aspects of American history, particularly related white supremacy and oppression.
Yes, yes, it's that time again! I'm ending your 2019 writing endeavors with 365 writing prompts. Feel free to mix and match the way you see fit for hundreds of combinations. They should be able to keep you busy as 2019 draws to a close and 2020 emerges. Keep writing and stay curious!
Taking a step back from non-literary related prompts, I've composed a list of writing prompts to get your pen moving. I've added sensory questions to make you think broadly about the prompt itself. Don't be afraid to take it there and spend as much time as you need to develop what you write.
I've written more writing prompts for the creative writers out there! Whether you're new to writing and need ideas to experiment with, a seasoned writer looking to spice up your craft, or you're just looking to try something new - these will work for you!
To end 2018, I have created 50 new creative writing prompts. I mixed them up to add more variety and dimension. Enjoy the rest of 2018 with some exciting writing exercises!
I've penned 75 new writing prompts, which mainly focuses on wordplay, objects, and random phrases. They can be for beginning, novice, or experienced writers. Whether you're trying something new or wanting to challenge yourself, the end goal is to write more than what you did before. Write on!
At age 14, Sally Hemings became the victim of Thomas Jefferson's sexual exploitation. There seem to be misnomers of slavery and what Black women endured, and this article clarifies those realities.
There's a latent misogyny rampant in the LGBTQ community that isn't being addressed and women are the most vulnerable. Some of the biggest perpetrators of misogyny come from trans women.
Lately, transwomen and supporters have been showing hostility towards feminists about being a woman and womanhood. Rather than a civil exchange of words, propaganda and clout are used to show power.
What happens behind closed doors, when the cameras are off, and the lights stop flashing? The children of Josephine Baker didn't have a glamorous lifestyle and now maintain their privacy.