I've been listening to the Hamilton soundtrack (again) this week. The lines that have always stuck out to me are in the song Nonstop. Do you remember it? How do you write like you're running out of time? Write day and night like you're running out of time? Every day you fight like you're running … Continue reading Nonstop
I am fascinated by how people spend their time. It’s a common enough question to ask someone, “What do you do for fun?” but I want to know what people do for not fun. I want to know what people do at 7pm on a Tuesday evening after day’s work. I suppose what I'm saying … Continue reading Hobbies
Remember when I did NaNoWriMo? Twice? For the same novel? Well it's still not finished, even though I once ambitiously set a self-publish goal for August of this very year. (Which is next month.) In fact, I haven't even looked at my novel for months. MONTHS. Because I was pretty far into the third draft … Continue reading Here’s the thing about my novel
I'm really good at being excited for people when they get engaged. I'm really good at being excited for people when they get a new, exciting job. I'm SUPER good at being excited for people when they get a new kitty cat or puppy dog. I'm really good at being excited for people (and also … Continue reading Here’s the thing about the big green monster
This week Melissa and I signed a contract for our new apartment! We move in next weekend. This week I also watched some Tigers baseball, started packing and purging (seriously, how did I get so much stuff?), and added a second fan to my nighttime routine. It's been a good but sweaty week. Articles worth … Continue reading Check this out!
Almost immediately after watching The Perks of Being a Wallflower the movie, I bought the book for my Kindle. I didn't really read it until today, though. Last night when I mentioned the movie on Facebook, I got mixed responses about the book. One person said they could hardly finish it because it was so … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower (the book)