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The Five Demons You Must Vanquish to Actually Finish Something
Have you ever been three steps from completing something monumental, and then suddenly you’re more stressed than you were in the beginning? There is less work to do than ever, but the end seems at once far, far away and frighteningly close. In the murky depths of that coffee-fueled haze of stress and ambition, you must overcome five demons in order to finally see your work through…
Essay: Tell A More Interesting Story
Wildflowers are a sign that I’ve lived another year. I can’t seem to believe it until I see them blanketing the grasses by the roadside, those little strips of the Texas prairie that civilization has allowed to survive.
Book Cover Design Hell: Will I Make it Out of this Alive?
I need a book cover, and I need it by the end of the month. I need the agents and editors at the conference I’m attending to take one look at my cover, talk to me for five minutes, and think: “Wow. This girl really has her sh*t together. I want to help her succeed.”Continue reading “Book Cover Design Hell: Will I Make it Out of this Alive?”
5 Paintings of Achilles Lamenting Patroclus’ Death, Ranked In Order Of Gayness
In honor of Pride Month 2018… I consider this two days PTSOA, or post- The Song of Achilles, which has made living my real life difficult in its wake. The only way it could possibly be improved is if it were some sort of… Very historically inaccurate lesbian re-imagining. That would truly knock my socksContinue reading “5 Paintings of Achilles Lamenting Patroclus’ Death, Ranked In Order Of Gayness”
5 Steps to Getting Over Yourself and Finally Making a Twitter
Nobody else I know has this problem, but I hate social media. I hate it in the way some people have taught themselves to hate gambling or drugs.