My Three-Year Blogiversary and Re-evaluating my Relationship with the Internet
Recently, I have been thinking a lot about my relationship with the Internet, and the history of my blog and the kind of content I write here.
I Finally Created A YouTube Channel… (Face Reveal)
For a long time I considered the idea of creating a YouTube channel, but it was, and still is, WAY out of my comfort zone.
Why I Became a Vegan
If you had approached me even one year ago and told me that I would go vegan, I would never have believed you.
How My Blog Ruined My Love for Reading and Why I’m No Longer Setting A Goodreads Goal
In psychology, the overjustification effect refers to the phenonmenon in which a person becomes less intrinsically motivated to do something after they begin receiving external rewards for doing that thing.
Why I Deleted My Instagram Account Forever: Social Media, Peer Pressure and Living in the Moment
I finally took the plunge and deleted my Instagram account about a week ago. And now that I don’t have it anymore, I’ve started to become more and more nauseated by the culture surrounding Instagram, especially among Gen Z.
Does Cryptocurrency Belong In Publishing?
The crypto bros cannot be stopped.
How The Book Community’s Insidious Identity Politics is Stunting Literature
Literature has long been used as a way to communicate about the human experience, to broadcast ideas across continents, to connect with people of vastly different backgrounds, to expand empathy, to broaden people’s perceptions of the world.
Reflections on my High School Graduation
Just a short essay I wrote about graduating high school
No, We Shouldn’t Cancel Problematic Classics
It’s hard to escape problematic classics. Like it or not, literature has been and always will be steeped in the zeitgeist in which it was written.
A Deep Dive Into The Book Community’s Toxic Cancel Culture
The rabbit hole of book and author cancellations at the hand of YA Twitter is a deep one– and it’s a symptom of a larger cultural problem in the book community that we would be remiss to ignore.
The Problem With “Problematic” | The Book Community’s Perpetual Witch Hunt
Welcome back to another post in which I use my cancel-proof irrelevance to dive into another example of well-intentioned-things-gone-off-the-rails in the book community.
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