no shrinking violet

words by e. spalding

I finished the first first draft of the first chapter of a novel this morning! Word count currently sitting at a very modest ~6,500 words, with so very many left to go before the finish line is even in sight, but I think what I am most proud of with this particular accomplishment is how …

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I don’t know the answer to that question, honestly. I’m an American living as a permanent resident in Canada; I feel a bit like a goldfish in a cracked aquarium looking through the glass at another aquarium as it hemorrhages water. I’ve got four separate blog posts drafts in my drafts folder about some incredible …

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Nice. As much of my life is in flux right now I have no shortage of obligations. That doesn’t seem to stop me from returning to hobbies that syphon away at my productivity in deceptively harmless minutes at a time. I’m especially susceptible to these distractions when 1) things are slow at my day job, and …

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