Truly, all things happen for a reason. After all, “perhaps it was just as well that Ella’s step sisters were cruel for had she never run to the forest, she would never have met the prince.” In the end, Ella has the grace to forgive and yet the wisdom to walk away. And she and…

Life Through Quotes From “Cinderella”

I just got back from seeing the new 2015 version of Cinderella at the theatre. Let me just say I was completely enchanted and blown away by this film. It’s not often I find a film that I would watch every day over and over. When I do, it’s usually because something that has resonated…

“I’m a writer, it’s my job to tell the ‘essence of truth.’” ~ American Horror Story, S2E12

Literary Life Moment #2: Sula

I recently bought Toni Morrison’s Sula not only because I love Morrison’s imagery in her writing, but because I was hooked by the book’s description: “Two girls who grow up to become women. Two friends who become something worse than enemies… their friendship ends in an unforgivable betrayal—or does it end?” As I was reading the…