Tag Archives: Bessie Coleman

We All Need Heroes

As someone who has studied writing for a very long time, I am familiar with the Hero’s Journey. It was first described by mythologist Joseph Campbell as a common story pattern. From ancient myths to today’s blockbusters, people are drawn … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear Those Stories!

It’s February, and that means it’s African American History Month. Next month is Women’s History Month. And fitting to both is Hidden Figures, both the book and the movie. Author Margot Lee Shetterly knew two of the women highlighted in … Continue reading

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Amazing Women in History

Don’t forget to drop by Kerilynn Engel’s fascinating site, Amazing Women in History, to read about, well, amazing women in history. This is a site that looks at women you may not have heard of, but who should be in … Continue reading

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