(Please note: there’s some mildly NSFW stuff in here. Not images, just words.) I think should is a bad word.… Read more tell me, what else should I have done?
People love you. You need them. You can’t live without them. They help you. But in the end the only… Read more Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.
My first paid sale ever was in 2009, a piece of flash erotica to Circlet Press for $5. It was… Read more LABYRINTHIAN: why I stopped giving fucks and started writing porn again
I posted a couple of quotes on writing the other day, to accompany a Difficult Writing Time. I think everyone… Read more One Foot After the Other: writing when things are generally shitty
I’m currently working my way – bit by bit here and there – through Tom Bissell’s Magic Hours: Essays on… Read more Tom Bissell provides wisdom on publishing
The first thing you need to do is breathe. Really, do that. Sit where you are and pull air into… Read more An open letter to all the other writers who, like me, panic at midnight about being failures
Two things happened in the last month. The first is that I came out to my students – gender-wise, and… Read more All that we see or seem
(Trigger warning – and cut – for graphic descriptions of self-mutilation.)
I have a tendency to get compulsive about things. I think writing is becoming one of those. I’m sitting here,… Read more So let’s check in with my mental health problems.
Moving is done. I am moved. For the moment I am no longer moving. If you want to see pictures… Read more Gatekeeping, “professional” writing, and are you kidding me with this