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Sexy Zac Efron and the Risky Portrayal of Serial Killers

True crime media are the new big niche and Netflix is the pimp that just keeps pumping them out. Documentaries have been their preferred format for the past couple years, but one of the most recent entries into their library of serial killers is "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," where we see Zac Efron… Continue reading Sexy Zac Efron and the Risky Portrayal of Serial Killers

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Dealing with my burnout

So it's been about a month since I entered a blogging seclusion and have spent that time closed away in the dark of my apartment, hissing at sunlight and dreading the mere idea of human interaction. I'd like to say that I entered my hiatus for some poetic reason, but I was just exhausted. As… Continue reading Dealing with my burnout

In the Circle

Within the Leaves: Chapter 1

Hello everyone! I apologize for being gone for so long, I've had a hectic couple of weeks, but things are starting to slow down, and I've been able to delegate my time more efficiently. This post is an idea that I've been working on during the break, and my goal is to post a chapter… Continue reading Within the Leaves: Chapter 1

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The Importance of Education

As a high school student, I was less than exemplary. I was unmotivated, disinterested, and more focused on most other things than I was my schoolwork. I often criticized how education took place in schools, a view I still find myself wrestling with years later. Despite all this, I believe knowledge is the most valuable… Continue reading The Importance of Education

In the Circle, The Night

The Night: Chapter 1

I started writing a novel roughly six years ago. At the time, I was 16 years old and unsure of where this story I had created was going to go. In the Summer of 2017, I finished the rough draft. After three weeks of editing and picking apart of every aspect of my work, I… Continue reading The Night: Chapter 1