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[In Other Words] Topsy-Turvy

Whoosh, and it’s only Wednesday. This whole rolling week has been just a little off-kilter for me so far — nothing tremendous or off the rails, but just enough oddities that I end up listing when I should be on … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Scheduling (part two?)

So after two months of a roughly-outlined Real Adult Schedule, I have come to a few conclusions: 1.  I really genuinely do feel much better when I have one, even if the lazy kid in me chafes at keeping tabs on … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Imposter syndrome

A lot of the time I actually feel decently confident about my writing, which is really a nice and refreshing change from when I was younger, where I was consistently clinging to the idea of getting validation from others via … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Unplanned Worldbuilding

I have been doing this whole “writing” thing for over half my life at this point.  I’m not a professional by a long shot, nor have I done a lot of the “right” things (going to workshops, doing outlines and … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Catching Up!

While I wouldn’t say that I am outright addicted to the internet, nothing really hammers home how dependent I am on it until it goes out.  ( ̄◇ ̄;) It was the most back and forth sort of, “well, I can’t load my email right … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Just a quick check-in

The internet in my condo is being kind of faulty this afternoon/evening — it keeps intermittently flickering to life and then fading out again.  So I’ve absconded to a local Starbucks (one of many; that’s living in downtown Seattle for … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] The backbone of things

So for the past week and a half at work, I’ve been listening to a lot of various podcasts and Youtube channel series about creepypasta, horror, and general supernatural/occult stuff.  A lot of my friends are pretty strongly into a … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Guilty pleasures (part 1?)

Sometimes, I think I am Part Of The (A?) Problem. I like to think that I am fairly open-minded and aware of the world; I don’t like to talk too much on topics when I don’t feel I’ve had enough … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Writer’s block

In utterly unexpected (to me, when I consider it in retrospect) news, I don’t really get writer’s block for fiction any more!* *Knock on wood.  Oh my god, knock on wood. To be fair, I have times where I’m slower … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Festina lente

So as of last night, I have made 20k words progress this month!  Which I don’t think is too shabby for a week’s worth of time.  When I step back and consider that, I’m really super proud of that progress! … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] The worst enemy

I think if I had to pick what was my biggest obstacle — not just in writing, but in life — it would be my attention span.  (Second would be my energy levels, since I have a vast preference for … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] All Best Laid Plans

So far (having not done my writing for the day yet), my wordcount for the month stands at 5283 words! (⌒▽⌒)☆  That’s pretty good, I think; I’m proud of myself for managing that in between everything else in my life. … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Camp Nanowrimo! And noveling. And sales!

I think that after eleven years of living in the Pacific Northwest, I have finally fully acclimated — which is to say, when the temperatures hit the high eighties, I turn into the saddest lumpy slug to have ever existed … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Horrible Horror

When I’m at work, one of my favorite things to do in terms of background noise is to find someone who has a bunch of Let’s Plays for indie horror games on Youtube (preferably in a playlist) and set it … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] My Productivity Paradox

So you know how people will say that the busier you are, the more productive/happier/etc you are? I think that must apply to me, even after years of believing otherwise. See, here’s the thing: I am an imminently lazy person. … Continue reading

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