Flaubert and Bovary: mental health

Madame Bovary depicted life under the bell jar long before Sylvia Plath did. The reason people connect with The Bell Jar so much is how it ruthlessly conveys the hollow struggle that many people go through when fighting depression- 1 in 3 of us, in fact. What makes it pack such a punch was the …

Dear fellow writers,

Most of us aren’t sure where we want to take our craft. Most of us start accounts on writing and freelance sites with the hope that someone will stumble across our unpublished work, get in touch, and put our work out everywhere so that we can stop everything else we are doing and devote ourselves …

The Divide

When out on drives or journeys, I loved to look out the window and watch everything go by. I got used to the sight of the community hospital that advertised its treatments the way a cinema advertises movies. A small textiles shop where the ladies wore bright yellow suits patterned with purple flowers.  The countless, …