Achilla Strong: the case for ferocious women.

  During Women’s History Month, I would be remiss to neglect discussing the characters who keep the Nephilim Chronicles alive. Ferocious women are the driving force behind my fiction writing and with good reason. Strong women in real life provide enough motivation for a lifetime’s worth of novel writing. As of late, women have shown…

Get Out: Chris’ rebellion.

So before I start this essay on Chris’ role in the new movie Get Out, I must warn you. This will have spoilers. I REPEAT: SPOILER ALERT! Now that that’s out of the way, Rotten Tomatoes got it right giving Get Out a 100 percent rating. Jordan Peele loaded it with racial symbolism that would be…

A Protagonist’s Pain: why heroes must suffer

“You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward, how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!” -Rocky Balboa. If there is one thing I’ve learned as…