4.9 million more female workers in America’s workforce since 2011

A recent CareerBuilder special report explores how an increasingly diverse population is affecting the composition of nearly 800 occupations by gender, age and race/ethnicity. Among key findings, data shows that there are more women in the workforce today than at any point in U.S. history. But a deeper look reveals how those job trends are affecting the pay…

Flash Fiction Writing Challenge No. 6

Some people need coffee to get their day started. Partly it’s the caffeine, partly it’s the routine, partly it’s a stimulant that signals to your mind that the gears need to get in motion. If your own gears need a kickstart, and if you’re looking for some inspiration for today’s Flash Friday, here’s today’s source…

An American’s Mentality, Pt. 1

We have to be…because we’ve always been–right? Ever since we flippantly threw tea in the harbor, handed out infected blankets, chained up manpower and sold it, declared our freedom, declared most people’s freedom, declared freedom for the world… It just sort of happened. Like winding up out West, we got wrapped up in ourselves, headed…

Flash Fiction Writing Challenge No. 5

Darlings, I adore your flashy fiction, your micro stories, your brief, flash-in-a-pan writing. If your fount of inspiration has dried up, or you’re experiencing a creative drought, allow me, my dear writers, to offer some source material for today’s #FlashFridayFic: