Stuck between the sheets, I forget to breathe sometimes, held hostage by my pit of self-pity. My fingers are numb, burdened with the fear of what’s to come. My ears […]
We, as humans, have always been story-telling creatures, we feel the need to do so, be it in the form of poetry, music, short stories, novels, etc. Creative writing […]
Black Writers and Authors that have changed the history of writing. Black people have been suppressed for far too long, their voices, their efforts, and their achievements go unnoticed far […]
I see you in his eyes. The you I fell in love with. The you that showed me what love meant. The you that danced in the moonlight with me. […]
Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension. Emotional stress can be caused by an event that has deeply affected you or someone around you. Physical stress can be caused by the irregular stretching of muscles.
I know it’s easier said than done. The feeling you get when you get rejected is horrible. You feel as if someone has physically said “your work isn’t good enough,” but I’m here to tell you that, that is not the case! More often than not, the only reason magazines reject your work is because it just doesn’t fit with their theme and their criteria. It’s not a commentary on your writing, it’s genuinely them and not you. I was rejected by two magazines before I joined Yellow Scribe, it wasn’t nice, but it was an opportunity to grow.