Category Archives: Writing

Make a little something for yourself.

Finding your voice doesn’t always mean finding the right words, because your voice isn’t always about talking, is it? You speak through your music. Your knitting. Your dancing. Your sketching. Your gardening. It’s all an expression of something – love, hate, desire, frustration, kindness, sadness, happiness, loneliness. For writers, it is about the words. Which ones do you choose? How

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Insanity/editing

Here’s one you’ve probably heard a million times: The definition of “insanity” is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. That’s obviously not the definition of insanity, but it certainly sounds nuts. Is it really, though? I mean, sure, if you keep approaching a problem from the same angle over and over again, you’re

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All ur lanes are belong 2 me.

I’m terrible with social media, because I have a hard time remembering to do anything with social media. When I do remember (or I’m reminded), it’s never, “Oh, I have a cool thing to post,” it’s, “Crap, I haven’t posted in a while, I should post something.” At that point, it just feels forced. I hate writing anything that feels

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Do the thing.

The only way to do something scary is to just… you know, just do it. Profound, right? (sarcasm alert) But it’s true, even if it’s usually only half the story. Getting over that first hurdle doesn’t mean that the path will be all bubblegum and roses afterward. It’d be nice if having the courage to try something guaranteed success, but

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Don’t fall over.

This is a story about being stupid. Really, it’s about starting something new and getting so involved that you forget about the little things. Like sleeping. And eating. And maybe showers. Starting a new project is fun and exciting and scary and you never really know how it’s going to turn out. Sometimes, you start down the path and realize

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