It had to be done. Follow my Instagram Account. Apparently the written word can only carry us so far, so you can now admire The Paris Review Blog on Instagram. Follow me! My user name is MissCocoMae. Let’s build an online photography community of readers and writers. Let me know what stories, authors, or intellectual thoughts you […]

I have returned, and I have come to share the article I have published in Darling Magazine, “A Lesson from Jo March,” concerning the heroine of Little Women. If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae.

Here is my published piece from Darling Magazine, “A Lesson From Scarlett O’Hara.” I illustrate the memorable confidence with which we, like Scarlett, must adorn ourselves… and frankly, my dear, I do give a damn, and you should too. Follow me on Twitter @misscocomae for more literary goodies of greatness.

In honor of being freshly pressed, I would like to share a beloved article with my new followers. If you have not seen it, here is “Why My Twitter Account Makes Me Old-Fashioned.” An interesting read about how we can make Twitter into our own party of sorts. Join the party by following me on […]

“The secret of it all, is to write in the gush, the throb, the flood, of the moment… by writing at the instant the very heartbeat of life is caught.” – Walt Whitman If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae

This morning, Darling Magazine published my piece, “A Lesson from Elizabeth Bennet,” in which I explore the ideals of love and relationships in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice through a modern woman’s perspective. Take a read… If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae

It has been said, time and again, that the secret of success is to write what you know. This is no truer for any writer than for Tennessee Williams. Williams seems to have the entire library of American archetypes in his coat pocket; with ease he can pull out a completely dimensional woman of the South, […]

“You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae

After a recent chain of events, I have come to the realization that we can no longer use the words real and true interchangeably. What is real may indeed have happened, but what is true is only what happens in the way that we remember. Say, perhaps, you spent your morning walking to the corner […]

“As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I’m not sure that I’m going to be a good one or even a self-supporting one, but until the dark thumb of fate presses me to the dust and says ‘you are nothing’, I will be a writer.” – Hunter S. Thompson If you’re […]