Melodrama [Part 1 of 2]: 6 Ways to Spot It in Your Writing

Happy first day of May! In college, I took a course called “Writing Fiction & Poetry.” It was one of the first times I can remember actually exploring writing prompts and crafting short stories and then getting peer and professor feedback. The class was fun and challenging, and I learned a lot. I’ll never forget what […]

Isn’t it Ironic: The Meaning of True Irony

Irony is, according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary: : the use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning : incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result People often confuse irony with coincidence. They say, “It’s ironic that I was just talking […]