Representations of order, disorder and violence through addiction in Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘The Sign of Four’.

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Photo by Hert Niks on Unsplash


Mothering misadventures, hairbrush hell, and a vague wish for a bald preschooler

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Little girl with two dark blonde braids standing in a sun-gilded wheat field, the grass up to her shoulder. The evening sky is powder blue. The girl is facing away from the camera. Photo by Artur Aldyrkhanov on Unsplash


Angry Letters, indignation & being ignored: When the only response is change, we win.

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The image of three ripples on a still lake forming concentric circles
Photo by Linus Nylund on Unsplash


The 1895 murder of Brigid Boland speaks to the grisly — and readily believed — narrative of the monstrous feminine

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The Murder of Brigid Boland


An non-exhaustive but excellent list of BIPOC feminist voices

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A picture of the continent of Australia with the Indigneous flag across it: black and red, with a yellow circle.
Image Credit: Shutterstock

…but this symbol of power and the sacred feminine wasn’t always reviled.

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Image credit: The Guardian, 2014


Taking my husband’s name wasn’t a feminist choice. Here’s why I did it.

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a picture of traditional red rose tattoos on someone’s skin
Image Credit: https://www.tattoodo.com/a/big-bold-and-beautiful-traditional-rose-tattoos-14558

An honest reflection and sometimes tongue-in-cheek diary of my experiences and preoccupations living through COVID19. Welcome to ‘Love in the time of Corona’.

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This is a microscopic picture of the COVID19 virus (6 balls with little spikes)
Image credit: Centers for Disease Control

Love in the time of Corona: Foraging Day


A non-political story about my mother, the apple-growing town she made a home in, and the the home she may not go back to.

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Image credit: James R. Zimmerman

Jennifer Zeven

Freelance Writer|Emerging Author|Shrews Untamed Podcast

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