Category Archives: writing

Realizations about Posting, Part 1

It's been a little over a week (actually a Novena; nine days) of BlogPostVember.  What have we learned, mind-children? 1. We've learned that its really hard, especially to push "post" once a day; but then again, we strongly suspected it … Continue reading

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Some surprises about writing

I had some really interesting conversations about writing yesterday, so I thought I'd use today's post to collect some of the ideas that came out of it, as well as some that I've just had kicking around for a while … Continue reading

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Three Days of Grace

Day one of Blogpostvember.  As anybody knows who's tried to build a new habit, sleep or otherwise, Day One is actually the easiest.  You've got all the momentum you built up thinking about the thing*, so you aren't having to … Continue reading

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Forty-four?!

So I started being more careful about writing in a list when I had ideas that might make good blog-posts — the list is titled "Things I Care About", because, well, obviously that makes both the best and the most … Continue reading

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TIL

Today I realized that part of my problem with saying (/publishing) things may be that I have so much to say. I have so much to say that, consistently, I either can't start or can't finish.  I craft some sentences, … Continue reading

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The Ego Game

I've been writing SO much poetry lately!  And to the extent that to offer it is a gift (rather than a curse — which is amusing, considering the gift-or-curse nature of this one), you all infinitely deserve to have one.   … Continue reading

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Morning, verse

Passion can’t draw Pain can’t write Love can’t sing and Awe is shit with a chisel. Joy is clumsy and steps on feet, Nostalgia pens Vogon poetry Anger throws the weakest punch and as you know, Lust has no sense … Continue reading

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A Roundup of the Best Writing Advice

Writing advice doesn't replace practice — but if you want to be good at a thing, it's idiotic not to listen to masters of it as a way of augmenting your education.  I've read SO much how-to-write advice, most mediocre, … Continue reading

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Writing bug

Hello again, world!  Wanna read a story?  Only got a minute? OK, here! ### I had a dream, once.  Heard my friend’s voice calling me from the living room, calling up the stairs, telling me, of all things, to come … Continue reading

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America

America is NOT white. America is also not male. America is not middle-class.  America definitely does not wear a suit. America is a little loopy.  America has had to take medicine before, and will probably need to again.  America is smart, … Continue reading

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