A Finisher of None

  Back when I started business school (for the third time, I might add), my Marketing 101 professor explained to us the psychological dilemma that occurs when a person feels overwhelmed by too many choices: they shut down.   This is where I find myself this evening.   I am a starter of many projects … Continue reading A Finisher of None

iPhone, Meet Drawer.

  I have this fantasy of being one of those writers that holes up in some decrepit old property, seemingly fading into obscurity until the inevitable day comes when I birth a masterpiece and release it into the world.   A recluse. A hermit. Whatever term you want to call it. As long as it entails … Continue reading iPhone, Meet Drawer.

The Creation of Time: Millennial Edition

  There never seems to be enough time in the day. But as one of the greatest coffee mug sayings in the world goes: “You have the same amount of hours in the day as Beyoncé.” I come across a picture of this mug on Pinterest, lazily scrolling through the endless feed on a Wednesday … Continue reading The Creation of Time: Millennial Edition

#NaNoWriMo: Off to a Rocky Start

  Writing 50,000 words in 30 days. I don't know if I just enjoy mentally and emotionally abusing myself (although the evidence over the last 4 years suggests this to be true), but I told myself I would participate in attempting to write a shit ton this month. And on day one, I am failing … Continue reading #NaNoWriMo: Off to a Rocky Start

Shunning Technology: The Worst Mistake a Writer Can Make

  I am all for being a purist. When it comes to flipping the pages of an actual, physical book versus swiping a Kindle screen, there is no comparison. Unfortunately, a combination of OCD and too much clutter in my life has resulted in me getting a Kindle myself. I hate e-books. But until I … Continue reading Shunning Technology: The Worst Mistake a Writer Can Make

5 Tips on Getting Shit Done.

  There comes a time in every writer’s life when they decide to suck it up and get their shit together. For me, that time is now.   It started yesterday morning, when I spent hours scouring the internet and every major publishing house’s website for information regarding the highly coveted position of Unpaid Slave-Monkey … Continue reading 5 Tips on Getting Shit Done.