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So, The World Is Evil, And You Feel Completely Useless...

Spoiler alert: you're not. You just feel that way. But you're wrong, and I'm here to tell you why (and how to handle it).

Spoiler alert: you’re not. You just feel that way. But you’re wrong, and I’m here to tell you why (and how to handle it).

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On Writing, Aside #1: The Difference Between Aspirations and Goals 

It's easy -- even tempting -- to confuse them, but they couldn't be more different (A quick aside from the On Writing series)

It’s easy — even tempting — to confuse them, but they couldn’t be more different (A quick aside from the On Writing series)

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Friday Feelings: "Being The Strong One"

I'm starting a new thing: discussing feelings on Fridays, hence the title. And today, I want to talk about strength versus the illusion of strength.

I’m starting a new thing: discussing feelings on Fridays, hence the title. And today, I want to talk about strength versus the illusion of strength.

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On Writing, Pt. 6: "Flow" (or, The Actual Writing Part Of Writing A Novel)

No, not THAT Flo. This is the state of being inside the writing. It's hard to get into, but what you get out of it is more rewarding than anything else ever.

No, not THAT Flo. This is the state of being inside the writing. It’s hard to get into, but what you get out of it is more rewarding than anything else ever.

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On Writing, Pt. 5: Getting Unblocked

Why yes, I'm about to compare writer's block to constipation, cause that shit's relevant.

There are many authors who will tell you writer’s block is a fabrication. They (meaning Stephen King) will tell you that the amateur waits for inspiration, while the professional gets to work. They (meaning Todd Henry) will glibly say “I only write when I’m motivated too. I just happened to be motivated every day at 8am.” […]

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What is Authenticity in a Post-Authentic World?

What even is selling out anyway?

What even is selling out?

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On Writing, Pt. 4: You Know It When You Read It

Last night, I wrote something that made me ugly cry. And that's how I knew it was right.

Last night, I wrote something that made me ugly cry. And that’s how I knew it was right. 

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The Beautiful Struggle Of The 90 Day Challenge

90 days is all it takes to prove that you can do anything you put your mind to. It's not easy, but it's worth it.

90 days is all it takes to prove that you can do anything you put your mind to. It’s not easy, but it’s worth it.

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The High Dive

Sometimes you do a brave and scary thing for the wrong reasons. But it's okay, we all do.

Sometimes you do a brave and scary thing for the wrong reasons. But it’s okay, we all do.

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On Writing, Part 3: The Breakthrough Moment™

It took months to start, but I've finally started. And that's a great thing.

BREAKTHROUGH!

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