Sarah O'Connor

Writer – Playwright – Cannot Save You From The Robot Apocalypse

Surprise!!! I found this out way back in January but have kept it secret for so long, but my short play Dead Serious won Rad[io] Shorts Scriptwriting contest and has been performed and posted on Spotify! Listen to it below, and check out these talented actors! Thanks to Kyle Billie and the amazing cast for giving literal …

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As you may have seen around here, I’ve been reading a lot of poetry. Well, not a lot I guess, but a lot for me. Since April is National Poetry Month, I wanted to push myself to read the poetry books I have. I tend to mainly read fiction, and one of my resolutions this …

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Could it be? Two weeks with a personal post? Could I truly be committing to a regular blogging schedule? Let’s not jinx anything. I’ve been having trouble finding topics that I want to right about. It used to come easier, was usually fueled by something that angered or upset me, something that made me feel …

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It’s been a hot minute, but I have a new post on Sartorial Geek! It’s about Turning Red, girl-centered coming-of-age narratives, and why we need more of them. Read all about it here!

“I love being in the company of these other mothers, who all have special babies of their very own…Each of us knows from experience that birthing any child is the start of a lifelong terrorization by the very child we love, and yet we mothers are able to bear it because we love our children …

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I’ve had trouble writing blog posts. This isn’t shocking or new to anyone, I’ve talked about it a handful of times promising to do better, to be more regular on here. Hell, I used to write blog post every Monday religiously, was able to keep this site updated with my own thoughts. But then the …

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Hello everyone, I’m very happy to welcome Joan Schweighardt to the blog today! Joan is the author of nine novels which include two children’s books, two memoirs, and various magazine articles and is a winner of the Barnes & Noble “Discover Great New Writers” award, ForeWord Magazine’s “Best Fiction of the Year,” and a Borders …

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Sometimes I feel like I’m going crazy. Since the pandemic I have a new understanding of time, I think back to last May when I was finally called back into work, how things were slowly reopening and people were eager but cautious to step go out again. Here we are, a year later, and people …

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Exciting news, my short story “A Candle for Lucy” was an honourable mention for the GritLit Flash Fiction Contest! Each story had to be written in an hour and include the following: a box of matches a stranger who seems familiar a line of dialogue “You (he/she/they/I) should have seen this coming” You can read …

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