Gender Politics Pie: An Analysis of the film “Waitress”

The film Waitress (2007) was written and directed by Adrienne Shelly; a strong advocate for women's rights. Adrienne wrote the script about her own feelings at eight months pregnant. Society paints it as a time for joy and excitement; however, she mostly felt afraid and guilty. She wanted to shed light on the unspoken apprehension that comes as … Continue reading Gender Politics Pie: An Analysis of the film “Waitress”

Please Stop Giving Unsolicited Advice to Underemployed College Graduates

Image by author. An article about and letter to those giving out advice before it's requested to underemployed college graduates struggling to find a job. Dear Employed College Graduate of Any Age We humbly appreciate your willingness in attempt to save us underemployed, struggling college graduates who will likely be working for low wages until … Continue reading Please Stop Giving Unsolicited Advice to Underemployed College Graduates

Moments in “Becoming Jane” All Writers Can Understand

Before watching the film Becoming Jane, I didn't know much about Austen's life. Today, I'm still nowhere near an expert on the real author. Nonetheless, the film itself always inspires me to write. While not entirely autobiographical, it is a fan fiction version of her life, as well as the brief romantic relationship she had with the real Tom Lefroy. The film … Continue reading Moments in “Becoming Jane” All Writers Can Understand