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A Little Guilt Trip

One big problem I have with Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life is that it made me into a voyeur. I was a voyeur as I avidly read about the lifestyles of the rich and famous characters in the book as they jetted off to Paris and London for random weekends, as they bought and gifted each other with expensive works of art, as they acquired apartments and country houses and renovated them with the help of their world-famous architect friends, as they attended party after party after party. 852 more words


Read Jason Half's Fascinating article on voice!

Read Jason Half’s short, thoughtful article on the writing process and voice here!

Here is a little excerpt:

Writers might not spend a lot of time considering and defining their individual creative voices, and that’s probably a good thing. 248 more words


My 2 penn'orth

But, why? Why would you pretend to be somebody else, when you are so unique, so real and so original in everything you do? It isn’t worth being like them if you have to change yourself drastically. 514 more words


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I am passionate about my work, enjoy being immersed in the English language’s complexities and grammar, and want to continue using my passion and knowledge to help others. 86 more words



The snow that promised a good wheat crop.

When he wasn’t ranching or farming or drinking coffee in Mack’s Cafe, this is where my father could normally be found. 834 more words

Daily Post

To Be Human

We all need a healthy balance of time to ourselves plus time with others. However, those of us on the Autism Spectrum may have intense special interests and social awkwardness. 382 more words


Labor of Selfhood

It’s been a while since my last entry.  The realization that it is my responsibility to save my life is the aftershock of publicly shouting my suicidal thoughts into the cyber-void.  498 more words