First things first

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ― Anaïs Nin


Spring 2018 assignment rundown

I browse IKEA catalogues for their clever storage solutions.  My bookshelves are ordered according to height and content.  I like to yelp stuff.  I am a firstborn AND an Aries.  So why, oh why, do I fail to organize my assignments each semester? In 2017 I hopped on the tail-end of the bullet journal fad, … Continue reading Spring 2018 assignment rundown

Genre Analysis Final Draft

  Of Leaves and Lenses: How Messages are Shaped by Genre             According to, a genre is “a category of artistic, musical, or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form or content”.  This definition makes genres out to be something like the Tupperware of the literary world: their value lies in what they … Continue reading Genre Analysis Final Draft

Genre Analysis Assignment: Peer-review Draft

    This is the draft of my genre analysis assignment ready for peer review.  I haven't yet entirely proofread, filled out my bibliography or smoothed the rough edges, but the entirety of the essay is here, in a raw and lovely lump. Peer Review Genre Analysis Draft             According to, a genre is … Continue reading Genre Analysis Assignment: Peer-review Draft