Posts tagged "writing"

The best rejection letter I ever got

The best rejection letter

I was going through my file cabinets this week and ended up going through my high school memories too. I think the reason we keep old junk isn’t because we need the junk but because we like that it triggers memories that we haven’t accessed for years. At least that’s what happened to me when… [Read More]

I still have trouble introducing myself as a writer


“So what do you do for a living?” asks a woman I’ve just met. “I’m a web site developer.” I reply. “I specialize in Wordpress sites. What do you do?” “I’m a writer. I’ve been doing a lot of advertising copy and ecommerce stuff lately.” “That’s cool.” End of statement. I do not mention that… [Read More]

Stickk to it. (That’s not a typo.)

Stickk to it

You may have noticed I’ve been blogging more frequently. (Please tell me you’ve noticed I’ve been blogging more frequently.) I’d like to say this is because I’ve felt particularly inspired and productive lately, but mostly it’s because I don’t want to pay my friend Shauna five bucks every week. Back in December, Shauna posted an… [Read More]