That title almost sounds like the title of a dystopian novel. J The last four years have cast a pall on America. Our nation’s deepest flaws–systemic racism, the conflation of church and state, rampant economic inequality–threaten to undermine the virtue which we have long touted as our cardinal: freedom. We are all bound by the chains we choose, and America has chosen, for four years, to be a prisoner to rich, old, white men. The tragic irony in this is that it looks little different from 1776. It’s been nearly 300 years since we declared our independence, but the halls of power are still dominatedRead More →

You’re sailing on the sea of creativity (creativisea?) when suddenly the sails drop. No more wind to push you forward. And the sun is making you sweat. What do you do to get back on course? Today, J and K talk about how we get inspiration when our creativity is lacking. J I default to exploring the peaks of others’ imaginations when my creativity wanes. Whether that means revisiting a book or film/tv show that I find particularly inspiring or even playing a video game with a great story, it all serves to stoke the embers. Taking a walk in nature helps, too, because fewRead More →

Hey, Seekers! Kristina here. As many of you know, I recently became a mom. My little baby is now about a year and a half old. Time flies! As I write for people like me, I’m betting some of our readers are working parents, too. How does one find the time to write when they have a non-writing day job and a toddler? Between the 8 hours of work, the floor that needs swept, the laundry to hang, the kid to feed, the sink to clean (how long has that ring been there? *gasps in horror*), the 7 hours of sleep you’re supposed to getRead More →