Tag: writing angst

Women in Horror Month

Enter, you. You’re a writer. You’re a horror writer. You’re a woman.

how I write: a manifesto

how I learned to stop worrying and love the written word

Written two years before I was born, Lorrie Moore’s “How to Become a Writer Or, Have You Earned This Cliche?” strikes awful close to home, and is probably more useful than any earnest how-to guide. In high school, I once had a creative non-fiction…

do what you love what you do

From an interview with Austin Kleon, on how to be a working writer – this is something I realize that I’ve been chasing as well, but it’s harder than you might think when your “life” revolves around policy/political work.  I’ve still got to put…

love hurts

A very sweet post from Alex Berenson on a main character who’s been with him for years: All of which is another way of saying that John Wells has markedly enriched my life — an impressive feat for a man who doesn’t exist. Sometimes…

Revolution is a Process, Not an Event

From The Awl’s advice column: I have several friends (mostly unemployed writers) who talk about the same thing over and over: namely, that they’re not successful and don’t know people who will help them, and yet don’t do anything to change it… they go…