Tag archive for "writer’s block"

20-Something, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

Always Remember: Comparison is the Thief of Joy

6 Comments 22 October 2013

My jealous neck   “Comparison is the thief of joy.” I don’t know who said it and I’m not sure the Internet does either, but my friends at Vinca put these brilliant words on a necklace for me because they know I’m a insecure and jealous turd of a blog post I wrote regarding 10 [...]

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Austin, Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Pop Culture, Social Media

The Art of Being a Lazy Blogger

2 Comments 28 December 2012

I’ve been a lazy blogger over the past few weeks, but FUCK!, it was the holidays and the holidays are confusing and disorienting and make you want to live on the couch for a month while gorging yourself with White Chocolate Peppermint Pringles. What I have not been is a lazy writer and somehow I’ve [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

10 Ways For Artists to Fight Doubt and Insecurity

24 Comments 15 November 2012

“You! You right there! You suck AT LIFE, mother fucker!” For almost two years now, people have paid me to write for them. In the past year, I went strictly freelance and in doing so, my paid writing work picked up. I feel very fortunate. Actually, most of the time I feel completely bewildered. Scared. [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

Uninspired work is the worst kind

6 Comments 20 August 2012

Today I am to announce who won the “Everyone Loves Austin” t-shirt giveaway. I will do that later. Right now I don’t feel like writing at all. Not even that sentence. In fact, these past 8 days have proven difficult in writing emails let alone blog posts. Sometimes I don’t even finish sentences while talking. [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

Anatomy of Writer’s Block

7 Comments 25 June 2012

via Three Hundred Pages Do you ever find yourself staring blankly at the computer screen with a large and heavy brick sitting smack dead in the middle of your right cerebral cortex? Of course you do. You’re a writer and writer’s block happens all the time. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t suck ass any less. [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

Creative Block or Fodder? When Life’s Challenges Affect Your Writing

12 Comments 21 February 2012

Ah, writer’s block. You never know when it’s going to hit. The current writer’s block that reared its ugly head last week after a homeless man tried getting into my house while I was taking a shower, was actually a long time coming. I wish I could pin it entirely on the homeless man, but [...]

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When Are You Most Creative?

15 Comments 22 August 2011

source Some days you have it and some days you don’t. It’s a total mystery as to the why either one happens. As a friend pointed out when we had a discussion about this over the weekend, Steve Martin once said something along the lines of, “Forcing creativity is like trying to force a shit. [...]

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How to Come up With Fresh Crap for Your Blog

13 Comments 26 May 2011

source The biggest obstacle I face with blogging is coming up with fresh content. And not swearing. Swearing may be my largest obstacle. Mom told me that when I moved to Los Angeles I turned into a “raging swearing jerk” that she “no longer recognized”. After LA, I dropped the jerky part, but kept the [...]

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