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Draft 4 is finished and backed-up. Now I have to decide what to do next.

After every pass you’re left thinking that there’s nothing more to do. 538 more words



He called me “Dr.” — I am no doctor. Did he not hear me introduce myself as just a medical student? I open his chart full of tabs and labels — but to me it is an angry mess of half-filled forms. 691 more words


Response to Gordon Campbell on the 'succession' of Bill English.

“Yet, to pursue the analogy, the severity of hurricanes these days tends to be a symptom of climate change. Similarly, it was the wider climate change within MFAT that drove the formation of this particular hurricane. 116 more words

Climate Disruption

I.L Will + Mikey Dollaz - Brothers (Video)

Chicago mainstays I.L Will and Mikey Dollaz just dropped a fierce video to their booming song Brothers. Their chemistry is undeniable which has been clear as they’ve hit us with a few… 107 more words


Marco Pavé - Cake (The Best Music Video You'll See All Day)

This is the best music video you’ll see all day. Promise. Director Bart Shannon, (of Via Productions) and Director of Cinematography Ryan Earl Parker… 110 more words


Wil Akogu (feat. Mayowa) - Days Of Our Lives (New Track)

Promising Chicago artist Wil Akogu delivered an amazing EP at top of this year that really spoke to me. (Last years The Most Valuable Poet… 162 more words

New Music

When Should You Reply to a Rejection Letter?

Should you reply to rejection letters? A good question, and 99.9 % of the time my personal opinion is a resounding NO. The most compelling reason is that many publishers will straight-up tell you not to reply to a rejection in their submission guidelines, and we always follow the submission guidelines, right? 533 more words