I just stumbled across this blog post by Pink Briefcase in my reading list and it’s punched a nerve in me. It’s about how she will be guest blogging about “othering”, about the way we speak about “other” community groups, like tr poor, the people on the bad side of town, the not so nice parts of our works and community ad how we speak about, represent and treat them.
Ive had a little bit to deal with this recently, actually I think we all deal with this in some way in our every day lives. But coming from a small country town, this hits a nerve for me.
So stay tuned for some more posts by myself and Pink Brief case about this.
I’m usually all about pretty pictures and fashion, but I also really want this blog to be a creative and free outlet for me and my writing too.
I have something exciting to share! If you’ll remember way back to my “What I learned” post in early December, I committed to a few goals for this space and for myself as a writer. It’s taken a little time, but I’ve hit one of those goals in a big way: I’ve engaged with an online community about something I care deeply about, and as a result I’ve written a guest post on the topic which is posted on a “real” blog. An issues blog, the kind of blog that is deep and moving and serious and the kind of things I want to write about when I “grow up” as a writer.
Seriously, I am so pumped about this and I would love for you to click this link to read it! The series is entitled “Questions of Travel,” and it’s a collection of experts who have gone into…
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