Bad Bitch Blovels

After a period of profound silence, I have decided to start publishing on my blog again. I realized that the reason I stopped sharing my thoughts was because I lacked self-validation, I was ashamed of what had happened to me, and I was afraid to upset people. I am trying to be honest, I’m trying to be myself.

To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight.

E.E. Cummings

I have found the self-labelization of ‘Bad Bitch’ as well as the absolute ridiculousness of the word ‘blovel’ a liberation. Thus, below you will find the three blovels that I have/am writing.

How to Value Your Own Thoughts

How to Value Your Own Thoughts is my contribution to the #MeToo Movement as I try to process my own experience with love, rape, and bisexuality.

The Bad Bitch of History

The Bad Bitch of History is about my experience volunteering with Refugees with Action for Education as I try to understand how the Refugee Crisis came to be and what we can do to help. I am currently in Greece volunteering and in the process of writing.

Pretty Words

Pretty Words is the prequel to the Bad Bitch series. It is the unedited version of the novel I wrote when I was 17 for NaNoWriMo in order to write myself out of my third depression. It unintentionally foreshadowed what would actually happen to me.

It is a fictional blovel about a girl named Sammy Ginsberg who graduates from the University of St Andrews moves back to LA and gets a job as an editorial assistant at Manic D-Press. She lives with her two best friends in Los Feliz. While journaling in the trunk of her mini van with a mug of hot chocolate, she realizes that she needs to stop repressing herself and tell her work crush exactly how she feels…