By T. West

West studied mythology and contemporary narrative fiction at Oxford University and has a B.A. in English and a B.F.A. in Cinematic Arts from Azusa Pacific University. Her work has been published in literary journals, she has presented papers on science fiction and fantasy at national conferences, her screenplays have placed in national writing competitions, and her debut novel hit shelves on May 12th, 2015.

Find a way

On February 14, I will be publishing my second full-length novel at a whopping 126,000 words. Six months ago, I only had 15,000 words of it written. I had fallen into a deep, cyclical case of writer’s block. Every time I even thought about writing, I got sick to my stomach with panic. I was…

Risk: I do not think this means what you think it means

In the past five days, I broke up with my boyfriend, asked my pastor to reconsider the church’s prohibition of women in elder and pastor roles (and in a separate conversation, asked my father to consider the same), and called a collection agency to tell them I couldn’t pay my bill.  It’s been an exciting…