Personal Essays

Personal essays and creative non-fiction are the stuff of life. They cover everything from memories, feelings and personal symbolism to lived experience. They can mosey into folklore or assorted treasures of feminist history or why we connect with something the way we do. There are no limits! These personal essays are curated by Mookychick's Personal Essays Editor Dr. Charley Barnes. Click her name to see more about what she seeks in submissions, or pitch her directly at [email protected].

Call For Personal Essay Submissions: Seeing some of life's magic

Call For Personal Essay Submissions: Seeing some of life’s magic

Animal Crossing Reminded Me To Take Care Of Myself

Animal Crossing Reminded Me To Take Care Of Myself

How Frozen Helped Me To Accept My Anxiety Disorder

How Frozen Helped Me To Accept My Anxiety Disorder

Call For Personal Essay Submissions: Creative intentions

Call For Personal Essay Submissions: Creative intentions

The Unraveling, when the threads of anxiety become physical

The Unraveling, when the threads of anxiety become physical

Uncovering Our Familiar Folklore through Ballads and Old Tales

Uncovering Our Familiar Folklore through Ballads and Old Tales

So, No One Told You Life Used To Be This Way... How does FRIENDS stand up?

So, No One Told You Life Used To Be This Way… How does FRIENDS stand up?

Winterlight - How The Winter Season Helps Us Lean Into The Light

Winterlight – How The Winter Season Helps Us Lean Into The Light

On feminist icons, let's start with Disney's Ursula

On feminist icons, let’s start with Disney’s Ursula

Death Stranding - Communications From Beyond

Death Stranding – Communications From Beyond

Editing Force Fed: Contemplating Food as a Tool for Abuse

Editing Force Fed: Contemplating Food as a Tool for Abuse

On tattoos and personal symbolism - I'd like a sunflower, please

On tattoos and personal symbolism – I’d like a sunflower, please

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