Projects Anything would be better

Anything would be better

Anything, anything would be better than this agony of mind, this creeping pain that gnaws and fumbles and caresses one and never hurts quite enough. – Jean-Paul Sartre I’m feeling existential, downright nihilistic about my lot in life at the moment. I’m frustrated. I don’t know how many more job applications I can throw out …

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Internet 20 Most Popular Posts

20 Most Popular Posts

Evergreen content is a staple in Internet blog promotion. Evergreen content is content that is always relevant—much like the way evergreen trees retain their leaves all year around. Interesting and relevant content that does not become dated is necessary in order to be found online by search engines. I always try to stay updated on …

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Projects To outline, or not to outline, that is the question

To outline, or not to outline, that is the question

Manifest Mondays are where I chat exclusively about writing and the writing life. Talk to a writer. Any writer at any point in their career: fledgling, published, J.K. Rowling. Each and every one of us will tell you a different thing about the writing process. One stickler that jumps out to me is to create …

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Poetry Déchirure dans la lumière fantastique

Déchirure dans la lumière fantastique

Free Verse Fridays are biweekly poems written on a whim, inspired by my studio audience or whatever’s going on at the moment. Feel free to submit a theme, form, or idea for me in the comments below! Screaming into the wind Silenced by the rush That whips by the open window Intrusive thoughts from the …

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Projects I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food

I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food

Erma Bombeck is a classic when it comes to humor. When I first picked up this quote, I said to myself, “this is me!” I am a devout poster of #fatkidchronicles. I love food. I will try anything once, on principle. If I hate it, at least I can say, “I ate it, and I …

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Projects I am not free

I am not free

Yesterday was International Woman’s Day, as well as a protest day called #DayWithoutAWoman. I participated by eliminating my social footprint. I changed my default picture to a closed sign graphic provided by the Women’s March team. I deleted the apps from my phone and stayed away from the Internet. I stayed at home, spending no …

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Internet A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor

A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor

Today’s #ThoughtfulThursday quote comes from Franklin D. Roosevelt. I’ve been obsessing about water lately. I have been favoring ocean waves in graphic and sound form since I’ve been home. Maybe because I’m so far away from the ocean now? Perhaps. Or because internally I am feeling like I need to lose myself in a big …

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Projects Blogathon roundup

Blogathon roundup

VDAYSUX was a 50/50 success. The pro is that I actually finished it. I was fearful that I would fail. I was mentally hyping myself to stay awake for the 24 hours, but by 11 pm (which is about the time I go to bed), I couldn’t be arsed to keep my eyes open. In …

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