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The Catholic university where I work is making strides to be more inclusive in its views, and how it treats its students. The university offers several programs that not only acknowledge differences, but embrace them.
Several years ago, the university allowed a group of students, staff and faculty to come together to form the Rainbow Educators. This group works with organizations, departments and faculty to perform outreach and education on topics from understanding privilege to intersectionality to LGBTQ+ 101. Since its inception, the Rainbow Educator program has assembled around 20 presentations.
Zombies need brains, LLC announced a new anthology a while back. What they were looking for resonated with me, for both the portals and ‘Temporally deactivated’. After toying with a couple of ideas, a new story came to me. I wrote it, refined it, and caught many of the issues I usually find in my writing. By the time I was done, I was getting consistently good feedback. This was the best story I’ve written.
I received a note today letting me know that the book Letters Never Meant to be Read Volum III has been published! I have 4 letters / short stories in this book! I hope you will check it out, and purchase one!
I have been asked at various times where my inspiration comes from for the stories I write. Inspiration is a funny thing. It strikes when you least expect it. I’ve drawn inspiration by everything from the weather to current events. The key for me is to make sure I capture enough to return to that excitement that comes from the potential of a new story.