Hi, my name is Zoe and I’m a writer.
Hi, my name is Zoe and I’m a painter.
Hi, I’m a photographer
Hi, I’m a designer
Hi, I’m an . . .
It took a really long time for me to be willing to fill the end of that sentence with the word “Artist”. I was homeschooled for the majority of my education, but when it came to college, I am a product of what I’ve come to think of as “Narrow Down” education. Continue reading
I noticed a couple of years ago that when asked for your inspirations or influences, most people would provide examples of extremely high level people in their fields. While this is true of everyone, there seems to be an odd hesitance to recognize people who are not world famous as being an influence on your work or your life. So this week I wanted to throw out some names Continue reading
Its that time of year again, where people make decisions about what they want to change about themselves in the new year. I usually do this around my birthday since that makes more sense to me than a random date on the calendar, Continue reading
This post was originally created over on my Patreon Page.
In recent years we have seen an explosion in the market for Literary Creation Companions, commonly known as “Writers”.
So I just realized that I am very bad at asking. It makes me uncomfortable and twitchy and frankly I need to get over it. I’ve had my Patreon page up for Continue reading
I don’t re-read books. Its just not something that I do. I tend to remember stories pretty well, and have only begun to have the inclination to re-read my favorites within the last few years, but in general its not something that I do. The one exception to this pattern is Alys: Continue reading
Jessica Jones, Kilgrave and Addressing Sexual Assault
By Zoë Mikel-Stites
In November 2015, floating in the sea of TV releases of comic book based shows, we saw the emergence of Jessica Jones. This is in my opinion singlehandedly one of the most important media portrayals of sexual assault, abuse and the life of survivors. It managed to be honest, uncomfortable and unflinching, without Continue reading