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Joyful & Veerful

I veered off track from the prewriting and update buttons I made with WordSwag on Monday because I needed to chase down some big ideas Read more…


I 💙 Crimson Gem Saga 👾

I super-enjoyed reviving my two-year-old post from AWP LA ’16; so I’m going to continue reviving—or necromancing—old posts 2-3 times a month, until I reintegrate…or Read more…


Explore 💙 C.E.N. Treatment

I found a new DIY self-care project thanks to the video below. I’m not sure if it’d be a good DIY without at least a Read more…


Explore 🤖 Quantum Stuff

When I’m processing emotions, it helps to focus on my special interests. So when the sky is falling, there’s nothing like studying something I know Read more…


Trip to AWP LA 2016, Part VII

Today’s the last day of my restoration posts for AWP LA ’16. I enjoyed going on this journey through my writing from two years ago; Read more…


Trip to AWP LA 2016, Part VI

In these final two restoration posts from AWP LA ’16, my graduate school self listed answers to questions at a book review panel. Some of Read more…


Trip to AWP LA 2016, Part V

I thought I’d finish the restoration of the AWP LA ’16 blog posts by now, but after today, I still have two days left to Read more…


Trip to AWP LA 2016, Part IV

The restoration project continues! Once Upon a Time 😎 Super Crumble So last Saturday, instead of busing, I take my car to the Los Angeles Convention Read more…


Trip to AWP LA 2016, Part III

The last two days, I’ve been working on a restoration project on an old post from 2016, when I attended AWP LA ’16. Today and Read more…


Trip to AWP LA 2016, Part II

Yesterday, I revised an old post from my trip to AWP LA ’16, a time capsule from graduate school. 💊 Today and tomorrow, I’ll continue Read more…


Trip to AWP LA 2016, Part I

I’m dusting off some stories from graduate school.


I 💖 Groupon

Today I had a rough one with my mom, but I’m nearly done with this review, so I’m diverting my mind from the brink of Read more…


I 💓 Dance Dance Revolution

I used to DDR Hottest Party on Wii. I had the metal pad and everything. My metal pad has since died… but I added a new, better Read more…


Workview, Preface II 🙌 Prewrite ✂

(Editorial note: I swear to bananas, sometimes my shitty first drafts read like I’m drinking wine and doing drugs. Like I’m a maniac. It’s ridiculous.) In Designing Read more…


Philosophies

In the Prologue, I touched on a few of my writing philosophies: “Fiction is true.” “I ♥ blogs.” “I can’t help but ♥ listing.” “Every voice bears Read more…


Belly of the Whale

I fell in love with teaching at graduate school—and I also fell in love with barely making a living as an adjunct professor (at last, Read more…


Once Upon a Time

When marketing agencies paid me to write for small-to-medium-sized businesses for a living—and I was a copywriter, then a community manager, for many years, in Read more…


In the Beginning 🐣 I LiveJournaled

edited 2 April 18 Back in the ’00s, like many now-eldering millenials, I made a LiveJournal. With a LiveJournal’s Internet superpowers, I could broadcast our Read more…


💙 Welcome to My Blogosphere 💙

updated 2 April 18 I always love blogging about what’s happening in my life. Helps me sort 😱💩🤬 out. For instance, I’m writing 300 to Read more…