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Sunday Bonus: The Broken Writers Society, a Comedy

Hey all, I don’t normally post on Sundays and this isn’t a typical style of post for me, but I just wanted to show you all my latest sketch comedy creation, as well as show you what you’re missing if you aren’t following me on Instagram and IGTV. I know, I’m shameless, right? This sketch is all about the ugly underbelly of the #writerlife. What … Continue reading Sunday Bonus: The Broken Writers Society, a Comedy

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Intoxicated with Beauty

In an effort to connect and learn more about the natural world around me, I’ve started my first official nature journal. I’ve been reading so many great books on the importance of being outdoors- the physical and psychological benefits; I’ve been reading about how to become more aware of my environment and all the fascinating things happening right under my nose and above my head; … Continue reading Intoxicated with Beauty

Recommended Reading: Real Artists Don’t Starve

Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins is a book that reimagines the way we view artists, or, I should say, brings us back to an earlier time before the concept of the starving artist was formed. While the ideas in this book make perfect sense, they felt big and scary to me. There’s a lot of big name celebrities and pauper to prince stories. … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Real Artists Don’t Starve

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The Bookcase Gives Me Anxiety

So here I am, a mom on a mission, rampaging through my kid’s room with a single-minded determination to put things in order. Let me make clear that I’m notoriously scatter-brained, so single-minded anything is a stretch for me at best. But on this day, and into the future (stupid adulting goals) I’m determined to go through my life with more focus. You know, start … Continue reading The Bookcase Gives Me Anxiety

Women and Comedy

I miss being in school. I miss the required readings; the papers to write; the hours of research; realizing the best organizational style; the insights; the brilliant professor; the passionate professor; the exploration of ideas old and new; the naming of parts; the intellectual pushing and stretching; the art. You get the picture. So I’ve been wanting to make time to study something, and I … Continue reading Women and Comedy

“Little Children” Book Review

Cowabunga Dudettes, Little Children by Tom Perrotta is the suburban satire you’ve all been waiting for. If there’s any modern novel of suburban dystopia that you want to read, this will be it. If you’re looking to blame society for the ills and disappointments of your life; if you’re looking to point a bony, bitter finger; if you’re looking to blame your ex, or your parents, … Continue reading “Little Children” Book Review