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Morgan Hartley is a writer from the North West of England, and a Theatre & Performance student at the University of Leeds. As well as being The Indiependent’s Theatre Editor, her bylines include The Gryphon, Screen Queens, Her Campus and The Tab. When she’s not reading, at the theatre, or eating too much in Bundobust, you’ll find her re-watching Fresh Meat or in a Topshop sale. You can read more of her work at https://www.morgan-hartley.com

Overcoming The Fear Of My Pandemic Dissertation

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties “If you can remove your ego from a process, then there really isn’t any difference between success and failure. They’re just both parts of a process. You shouldn’t look at a failure as something terrible, it just is what it is, […]Read More

21 Things I’ve Learned As I Enter My 21st Year

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties “Suddenly, you’re 21 and you’re screaming along in the car to all the songs you listened to when you were sad in middle school, and everything is different- but everything is good.” – Unknown.   On Wednesday, I turned the big […]Read More

Platonic Love Can Be The Greatest Love Of All

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties “Nearly everything I know about love, I’ve learned from my long-term friendships with women.” – Dolly Alderton, Everything I Know About Love. It’s so easy to walk through life tunnel-visioned when you’re in a new, romantic relationship; you don’t seem to […]Read More

One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Floor

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties “The acute paranoia and dread in the sober hours of the following day become a common feature of your mid-twenties. The gap between who you were on a Saturday night, commandeering an entire pub garden by shouting obnoxiously about how you’ve […]Read More

Learning To Love The Mundane

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties “But if we are to find real and lasting happiness in our lives, we need to abandon our obsession with hunting the highs and resisting the lows, and discover the hidden secrets of the ‘calm’.” – Fearne Cotton, Happy. Is it just […]Read More

The Art Of The Panic Masters: How Do I Graduate?

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties “‘Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future,’ noted the writer Kahlil Gibran, ‘but from wanting to control it.’” – Pandora Sykes, How Do We Know We’re Doing It Right? Ah, Masters degrees. Filled with a confusing concoction of intelligent […]Read More

Criticism Can Be Your Friend, If You Let It

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties “Uncomfortable and liberating- exactly what growth is supposed to feel like.” – Florence Given, Women Don’t Owe You Pretty Criticism is a weird one. It can simultaneously hurt your ego, crush your passion, and embarrass you, whilst also allowing you to […]Read More

Introducing ‘Love Letters To My 20s’: Life Doesn’t End At

“Rambunctious, restless and ramshackle. Roving, raucous and rebellious. My roaming decade; my roaring twenties.”― Dolly Alderton, Everything I Know About Love “Your twenties,” slurred my best friend’s mum, before she hiccupped, giggled and sipped her over-filled glass of white wine, “will be the best years of your life. Lap it all up while you can, […]Read More

Welcome to the contributor team

Here’s everything you need to get started writing for us This webpage contains everything you need to know about contributing to the site, from how to go about pitching your first piece, to how to earn money by republishing your articles with The Indiependent’s Medium publication.  Take some time to digest the information on this […]Read More

Theatre News: West End Live Announces Virtual Schedule

Yesterday, West End Live announced a two-day schedule for their 2020 celebration of British musical theatre, which is taking place online (rather than London’s Trafalgar Square), due to the Coronavirus outbreak. West End Live stated: “We could not let the stagiest weekend of the year go by without sharing our love of theatre with you […]Read More