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The Correct Word

“The night was sultry.” Throw Momma From The Train

As a writer, a teacher of writing, and a sometimes translator, I spend a lot of my time looking for the right word. 625 more words


Success and Failure

Often the enormous chasm between success and failure can be found in the small gap between our ears.

Appreciating the Chaos

As we struggle through all obstacles and challenges that life gives us, we compromise to keep everything under a stabilized control.

But is that wise? 289 more words


Project Vanity

After an eventful week, I’m back at my parents’ place catching up on well needed puppy cuddles, sunshine and sleep. Being back in this balmy, calmer place has provided a pleasant change from the Sydney-rush and rain as of late. 291 more words


Of Milk and Honey and Other Things

Growing up I practically lived on cereal no matter the time of day, since a) I was too lazy to bother with making anything else, and b) I always waited to eat until I was famished and needed something… 362 more words


Thinking about Comedy: My Interview with Jen Angulo

I’m talking with Jen Angulo, up and coming standup comedian, comic writer, and future law school student. It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon in New York’s West Village. 2,560 more words