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Premature E-Publication

I accidentally hit “publish” on a blog post before it was ready this morning. The whole experience was shocking, terrifying, embarrassing, and all sorts of other negative emotions ending in “ing”. Sort of like when you inadvertently hit “reply all” on an e-mail. A few years back, my roommate, who was also my coworker at … Continue reading

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My Life Through Instagram

I haven’t been very inspired to write lately. Perhaps it’s because of my disillusionment/exhaustion/overwhelming desire to kill myself  general sense of malaise from trying to write a novel in 30 days. Or maybe it’s the fact that I was sick with the plague a dreadful cold/flu last week (yeah, in JUNE. THANKS GLOBAL WARMING). It actually … Continue reading

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So, How You Comin’ On That Novel?

You may recall that back at the beginning of May, I announced that I was planning to write a novel in 30 days. Well, since no one asked it’s the official halfway point, I figured I’d give a little update on how it’s been going. So far, I’ve written approximately 22,500 words. That’s roughly 45% of the 50,000 word target, … Continue reading

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Liars, Drinkers And Eternal Optimists: Books I Read In April

Oh, hello. I didn’t see you come in. Intellectual Dachshund and I were just about to review some of the books I read in April. Won’t you stay and join us? You will? Fantastic! Isn’t that right Intellectual Dachshund? Aah my erudite little creature. So pithy! So delightful! Now, let’s get started, shall we? Everything … Continue reading

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Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking

Do you often let calls go through to voicemail? Enjoy one-on-one conversations as opposed to group activities? Dislike conflict? Prefer working alone rather than in a team?  If you answered yes to the majority of these questions, then you my friend, are probably an introvert. The good news is, you’re not alone. According to Susan Cain, … Continue reading