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Jes Dory’s ‘Isle’ Sends a Strong Message to Young Women

Novelist Jes Dory’s latest novel ‘Isle’ is a story of one girls struggle to understand and believe in herself. Set in a present day fantasy world,  Eleanora Ada Stone is a girl growing and learning how to navigate what is expected of her and what she feels is her path. Dory was born in New Jersey and […]

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Literature to Help You Find Yourself

Here’s a thought-provoking question. How did you figure out who you are? Was it through friends, or family, or a hobby? Or, have you still not figured it out? Either way, it is my belief that almost everyone endures a stretch of time where they are completely lost and do not have the slightest idea who […]

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Nora Ephron wants you to be the heroine of your life

How are you a heroine in your life? You might know Nora Ephron as the director of classic rom-coms like ‘You’ve Got Mail’ and ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ , but it’s her focus on strong female characters that brought to light feminism in film. Ephron broke the stereotype that movies about women can’t succeed. That women can’t be […]

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Joan Didion: Write what you want and fear

Write what you see. Write what you feel. Write what you fear.

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