My post for next week is pretty much finished. Next month’s fiction is in a good place. The rest of the week is an opportunity to work on some more challenging pieces and get ahead. #feelsgoodman
“Don’t think for a second it’s in the past. We leave nothing behind. We just forget the burden is not light.”
Wapiti Nocturne | The Lascaux Review https://lascauxreview.com/wapiti-nocturne/
"Here’s something to consider: the world doesn’t get better when you spend more time engaging with mass media. That’s pretty clear.
But it does get better when you spend more time doing things that matter. Actions matter."
Spoiler: "The only way to be truly confident is to simply become comfortable with what you lack."
Once I accepted and embraced my limitations, I became happier with myself.
Chuck Wendig says we should get back to blogging in 2020. I’m down with that.
"As I grieved and processed my trauma, I started writing about mental illness, and my experience; sharing the pain in a productive way helped me to make sense of everything. My own sage advice from the early writing days didn’t help me find financial security. What helped was finding ways to cope with a collection of mental health issues I had gathered like heavy rocks."
“How many people have missed me on Twitter since I permanently deactivated my account a couple of weeks back? Zero. Zilch. Nada. How about that for destroying your ego a wee bit more, eh? Or at least, in my case, it reinforces my decision to leave.”
2019 was a pretty great year, both personally and professionally. — Kayfabe https://readwritewrestle.writeas.com/2019-was-a-pretty-great-year-both-personally-and-professionally
“I wondered if I would ever learn the trick of being comfortable with whatever I had, or if it was simply a part of being human, or being a woman, or being a woman in Dallas—to want more.”
My Plastic Surgery Dilemma
"The world has gone weird.
So meet it on equal footing.
Get weird in return. In revenge. In recompense."
My flash fiction blog, Truth & Hyperbole, is live with my first story: Bloodlines.
Back in October, I listened to the audiobook of Dracula. Though I didn't enjoy the story overall, it led to this story, so I can't say I regret listening.
2019 is almost behind us. Bring on 2020.
Onward To 2020 — Flirting With Nihilism https://flirtingwithnihilism.com/onward-to-2020
New Year Sale
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This is a great time to set yourself up for a year of writing freely on the web -- and to support #WriteFreely development at the same time ♥️