Millennial Feminist Writing in #MeToo Literature

  Social media is a small numbers game: 280-character tweets, 15-second Instagram stories, 10-second snapchats. Generally speaking, if you were looking for 7,000-word longform, feminist fiction – social media is not the place to find it. Well, that was until a simple story about bad sex and imaginary cats surfaced the web last year. Published … Continue reading Millennial Feminist Writing in #MeToo Literature

Yes, I’ve Tried: Freelance Writers Online

I recently had a conversation with someone in her late thirties about my post-university writing career. I rattled off the well-practised ramble about my various part-time jobs, my interning experience, my forays into industry networking and my current attempts at freelancing. Her kindly suggestion to my laments of the difficulty in being a fledgling freelancer … Continue reading Yes, I’ve Tried: Freelance Writers Online

The Three Princes of Serendip; or, on internships

Mireille Stahle currently interns at Penguin Random House. She is a notorious eccentric from the western suburbs. When she’s not working for free, she’s working in marketing and communications for the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, UoM. Her vices include reading, cross-stitch and reality TV. “The seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around … Continue reading The Three Princes of Serendip; or, on internships

Honestly, don’t you guys read? A story of how Harry Potter taught me English

Herr og fru Dumling i Hekkveien 4 var heldigvis fullstendig normale, takk. De var de siste en skulle vente seg innblandet i noe som helst merkelig eller mystisk. Den slags vrøvl holdt de seg for gode til.  Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank … Continue reading Honestly, don’t you guys read? A story of how Harry Potter taught me English