The Main Attraction
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The how of my writing life. How I use various tools and theories and what works for me and doesn’t. (Click to view posts in this category.)
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Where Things Stand
It's been a little while since I've posted anything like this (and I wonder if I've ever really posted anything like this). Anyway, I felt I needed to give an update of what's been going on lately with Unclean. (This is kind of a "vomit" draft of what's happening...
In August, I signed up for my first writing class that involved other people on the site, LitReactor. Called Writing the Weird, the class dealt with the ins and outs of a genre called Weird fiction. When I took it, I wasn't really sure whether it would be useful,...
Emotional Overview A quick check-in showing my current emotional state. (Higher numbers mean greater degrees of emotion.)DepressionAnxietyStressYeah, it’s been a few weeks. Again, all I can say is sorry. Each week, I know I need to write something but it always...
Welcome to Trench
About four or five months ago, a song started showing up in my YouTube Music feed called Level of Concern by Twenty One Pilots. It immediately “grabbed” me and made a pretty deep impression. I immediately started doing some research on the band and the more I read...
Mystical Bear Revealed…
On the INF Club with Jas Hothi Last month, I had the opportunity to chat with host Jas Hothi on his vlog and podcast The INF Club. Jas is a great guy who normally is situated in London but did the interview while summering in Madeira. We met after he read about...
Nurse Rick At Your Service
(Note: I've done away with the usual graphs for depression, anxiety, and stress in this post - based on the circumstances, I haven't had time to really be depressed and stress and anxiety have understandably been through the roof. They'll be back in the next...