Writing

 

Huffington Post
Don't Let the Haters Bring You Down
5 Excuses About Justin Bieber That I'm Just Not Buying
High School Musical Life Lessons
Media Minority
Reporting With Anxiety
5 Things I've Learned From Humans of New York
5 Reasons Why I'm Seriously Crushing on Lorde
Why Shonda Rhimes' Shows Give Me Hope For the Entertainment Industry
24 Powerful Reactions to Leelah Alcorn's Death
5 Reasons Why "Selma" is More Than Just a Film
Dear "Annie" Remake Creators: Thank You
The Teens Who Taught Me What It Means to be a Feminist
Why #BlackoutDay Matters for Teens Like Me
Thank You Shonda Rhimes, For Reminding Me That I'm Not Alone
How Eddie Redmayne Reminded Me That There's So Much to Live For
John Green, YA Authors, and Rape Culture
5 Things Wrong With the Reaction to Amandla Stenberg's Words
Everything Everything Author Nicola Yoon
To The Woman Who Was Talking About Halsey in the Press: Yo Maggie, What's Good?
I'm Angry That Viola Davis Made History
Chat With "Goodbye Stranger" Author Rebecca Stead
I'm Boycotting the Oscars and Here's Why You Should, Too
Franchesca Ramsey Discusses Trolls, Black History Month, and Courage
Black History Month Chat with Jacqueline Woodson
Chat With the Creator of YA Open Mic
Black History Month Interview with Brandy Colbert
Black History Month Conversation with Netta
Interview with ‘Tuck Everlasting’ Star Sarah Charles Lewis
Interview with ‘Great American Whatever’ Author Tim Federle
Nicola Yoon Talks 'The Sun is Also a Star"

MTV Founders
My Five Biggest Issues With the Way All The Bright Places Portrays Mental Illness
Why Beyoncé's "Formation" Matters for Girls Like Me
Things I Want Kehlani to Know
How 'Hamilton' Changed My Life
Black Lives Matter is the Bare Minimum

TIME for Kids
Tennis Lessons
The Frozen Princess
An Author's Advice
A Whole New World
The Wonder Woman
Reach for the Stars!
A Little Lamb on a Big Mission
Five, Six, Seven, Nate (Book Review)
Google Hangout with Author Kathi Appelt

Rookie
How it Feels to Be Free
It's Not That Simple
Do We Need Guns at All?
10,000 Hours of Friendship
Daily Links: Block the Ban Edition
Daily Links: What More? Edition
Daily Links: Water Protectors Edition
Speaking in Code

Inkling: A Community for Young Writers
Dear Diary
Inside Out
Back Again

Black Girl Nerds
The Green Bros, VidCon, and Sexual Assault
Dear Taylor Swift: Let's Talk About the VMAs

The Gay YA
The "B" Word

Queer Girl Cafe
Being Enough

The FBomb
An Interview With Sexual Health Activist Ella Dawson
Female characters still lack agency in films
We need to talk about race and gender in Stranger Things

Reel Works Blog
Reel Works Backstage at BET Black Girls Rock