At a time when simply using the words “me too” and “times up” triggers anger, debate and, yes, trolls, non-profit organization The Syndrome Mag has decided this is exactly the right time to take action. One part social media movement, one part online magazine, and every bit humorous feminism, The Syndrome Mag’s mission is to empower women one laugh at a time.
The Syndrome Mag got its start as a Facebook page in Italy. The page, […]
Essays and News
I had no idea what I should write about; then I looked down at my shredder and got inspired.
Printed along the top of the shredder is a picture of a paperclip with the universal red slash through it. Next to it is a picture of a hand, with the same universal sign. And I’m wondering who goes into an office and thinks, “Gee, I wonder if my hand will fit in the shredder?”
Our society has become so sue-crazy; […]
We’ve all been there. It’s 2 a.m., and you’ve finally finished your masterpiece. At this point, you just want to check it off the list as done.
The problem is that there will always be some errors. Even the savviest writers and editors mess up, so it’s natural and should be expected. However, because you know this means that it is ever the more important to proofread your work for any grammar mistakes, spelling errors and the like. […]
(Editor’s Note: Fredrick Marion conducted this interview with Joni B. Cole, a 2018 EBWW faculty member and the author of Good Naked: Reflections on How to Write More, Write Better, and Be Happier, Toxic Feedback: Helping Writers Survive and Thrive and Another Bad-Dog Book: Essays on Life, Love, and Neurotic Human Behavior. It appears in his e-newsletter. Reposted by permission.)
Q: You’ve literally taught thousands of writers. […]
Some people get all the breaks. That goes especially for my mother, Rosina, who recently fell and broke three vertebrae in her back. Fortunately, rehab professionals have her back, which is good because my mother would like to get rid of it.
It was the third time in five years she has fallen and broken something (first it was a leg, last year it was a wrist) and she has bounced back each time, though she didn’t bounce each time she fell, […]