Somebody on Twitter said this I'm not about to get into the DUNKING this tweet received (and rightfully so) but it also started me thinking about the energy people invest in me. Well, more like the word "invest" - that's what I'm stuck on. To invest means to expect a return on that investment, right? … Continue reading Over 9000
I don't keep it a secret that I failed out of my second choice college spectacularly. I got into every school I applied for, broke my ass, and then burned out hot as a supernova. This would also lead me to good things later in life, but my my twenties - fuck me if they … Continue reading I Hate Me Cuz I Ain’t Me…wait, what?
I took a break from writing, blogging, etc this year. Also decided to go on a podcast hiatus (the "finale" is coming soon - S.A Cosby. Good shit). Anyway, that's a quick summary. I did a lot this year. First novel. First anthology as an editor. A few short stories. Some bites on novels in … Continue reading The inevitable end of year thing
I question my self worth daily. Really, if I think about it hard enough, probably hourly. It's especially exacerbated when you've got imposter syndrome, but when you're coming from a marginalized community AND you've spent a lot of time outside of that community, well, it can be a little worse. As I've continued my little … Continue reading Next
One of the more, and I’m super hesitant to use this word but it’s appropriate, annoying aspects of pursuing a career (or second career) in writing are those moments when you have to decide on turning towards another destination. It’s very obvious that writing is a risk for many reasons. You’re taking a very big … Continue reading Process