Is Your Marketing Coming on Too Strong?

Is Your Marketing Coming on Too Strong?

When I deleted my personal Instagram account I didn’t make an announcement or cue anyone into what was going to happen. In hindsight, maybe that was reckless, but the people I’m meant to stay connected with have reached out on other platforms, so I think...
Why So Serious?

Why So Serious?

For someone who has been “certified silly” for quite some time from working with a number of clown troupes, considering the spaces where I take myself too seriously made me chuckle…but also helped me dig into some places where taking myself (or my work) too seriously...
A 21 Day Write-Streak

A 21 Day Write-Streak

I’m approaching a 21-day writing streak (again). Last time I did this, I burned out hard. This time, I’m observing that writing is getting easier, rather than harder. My last streak was to ship daily, and I burnt myself out by trying to ship on weekends...
Save the Locals

Save the Locals

There’s surely plenty to be anxious about right now, but one that keeps bubbling up for me is a deep concern that the C19 pandemic will be the bottleneck that far too many incredible local gems won’t survive. I’m not the only one marinating on this,...
Can’t and Won’t

Can’t and Won’t

I finished Lydia Davis’ celebrated collection of short stories recently, titled Can’t and Won’t. I’ve always loved short stories, and it finally occurred to me why. She juxtaposes sections from Flaubert, with dreams, with entertaining little...
Take Your Time

Take Your Time

In school, I remember the professors reminding us before we started a big test or paper to “take your time”. I often wonder if they still use this phrase, since it seems so out of alignment with the pace of the world we live in today. I find the modern...