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Amy Kathleen Ryan
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To the Stanford Survivor.
First, I want to tell you that you are a very good writer. I think you could make a career of it. I hope you do. Second I want to tell you that you are an inspiration. You are courageous, and your poignant letter to that smudge of excrement who attacked you...
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On All the Things I Used to Do Before Social Media Took Over My Life
Authors have to do social media, they said. You must develop a platform, they said. Post eighty percent on random crap, and the other twenty percent on shameless self-promotion! No ten. Actually fifty! You must include Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and...
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On Politics
It's an election year, did you hear? This time around, it's scary. Our Republican front runner is building his power with rhetoric that scapegoats vulnerable minorities. Muslims fleeing political upheaval and civil war, who have had their lives destroyed by...
It's an election year, did you hear? This time around, it's scary. Our Republican front runner is building his power with rhetoric that scapegoats vulnerable minorities. Muslims fleeing political upheaval and civil war, who have had their lives destroyed by extremism, are being told they will ...
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Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! Posted by Amy Kathleen Ryan on  Friday, January 1, 2016
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On lying.
Confucius said, "I do not see what use a man can be put to, whose word cannot be trusted. How can a wagon be made to go if it has no yoke-bar, or a carriage if it has no collar-bar?" 14.  Confucianism. Analects 2.22 From:  http://www.unification.net/ws/them...
Confucius said, "I do not see what use a man can be put to, whose word cannot be trusted. How can a wagon be made to go if it has no yoke-bar, or a carriage if it has no collar-bar?" 14. Confucianism. Analects 2.22. From: http://www.unification.net/ws/theme062.htm ...
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On Migraine.
It's scary when your head hurts so bad that you can literally FEEL that a vein IN YOUR BRAIN is swelling up, causing clusters of neurons to cry out in agony. It makes your stomach turn inside out. It totally exhausts you so that taking a single step require...
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On Loving Yourself.
I was always a little uncomfortable with the phrase, "Love yourself." Aside from it being a little touchy-feely, I feel it puts too much pressure on a person. Love myself even after I said something I deeply regret to someone I love? Love myself even after ...
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What a fascinating turn of events! Another writer has ventured forth with an article condemning the genre of Young Adult literature. This ti... The defilement of Hannah Montana. Unless you're living in Antarctica right now, you know that the media has been in an uproar over Miley Cyrus's ...
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On Childhood and Teen Obesity: It's not your fault.
The world breaks your heart. They advertise the worst food to you using the cartoon characters you loved when you were a toddler. They programmed you since birth. They fill your schools with sugar and pizza and french fries, with fruit juice and chocolate m...
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On griping.
First New Year's with my husband. Anyone who follows this blog knows that I'm kind of big into New Year's Resolutions. Last year I resolved not to buy anything for myself for a year. That was kind of extreme, so I only made it about six months, but it was a...
Anyone who follows this blog knows that I'm kind of big into New Year's Resolutions. Last year I resolved not to buy anything for myself for a year. That was kind of extreme, so I only made it about six months, but it was a good exercise that made me realize how materialistic I really am even ...
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Colorado!
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Jackson Hole, Wyoming - Wyoming - Spain - New York City
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I'm the author of VIBES, ZEN AND XANDER UNDONE, and The Sky Chasers series: GLOW, SPARK, and FLAME.
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  • UVM - MA English
  • The New School - MFA Creative Writing
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