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That First Damn Line

If anyone were to look up from their dinner plates at me at this moment they would see someone on the verge of taking a plastic spoon from her empty soup bowl and gouging her own eyes out. I'm at a restaurant under the false impression that I am going to be doing some writing… Continue reading That First Damn Line

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Sucking (Writing) a Little Every Day Part II

I wrote a post around 6 months ago about how I was going to write every single day, no matter how much the product sucked. And for a while, I stuck to that goal. However, in recent months I've had difficulty maintaining. Some reasons are legitimate like I have had homework to do and personal… Continue reading Sucking (Writing) a Little Every Day Part II

On Writing

What Sylvia Plath Taught Me About Perfection

I find it difficult to get started on a new writing project. Not necessarily because I lack inspiration, but I often can’t bring myself to make that first step out of fear I will be dissatisfied with the results. I procrastinate giving out my work to friends or others for critiquing. I have this undying need… Continue reading What Sylvia Plath Taught Me About Perfection