May 2011

Feel the dread and write it anyway.

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May 27, 2011 Comments Off

Frrrrriday Rrrrroundup! #53

An end-of-weekly roundup collecting fffffive of the fffffoxiest things I fffffind stumbling around the web. More about the genesis here. Every dang Friday Round-Up here, you procrastinating slacker! Two things I want: to be this cool when I am 76, and to find as many stories like this between now and when I turn 76. [Facebook-ed, via […]

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May 23, 2011 19

The danger of 10% evil

Many years ago, I was in the world’s worst acting class. Its badness was made possible by its goodness. Much like a relationship where you’re slowly gaslighted into madness until a gigantic Acme mallet (or Joseph Cotten) shows up to snap you out of it, about 90% of what went down was fine, excellent, even. […]

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An end-of-weekly roundup collecting fffffive of the fffffoxiest things I fffffind stumbling around the web. More about the genesis here. Every dang Friday Round-Up here, you procrastinating slacker! No matter how you felt about Roseanne during her heyday, you’ll find her behind-the-scenes story of what it was like to fight the Hollywood machine fascinating.  [Facebook-ed] A wildly […]

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On writing, soulmates and why prayers aren’t the answer to either.

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An end-of-weekly roundup collecting fffffive of the fffffoxiest things I fffffind stumbling around the web. More about the genesis here. Every dang Friday Round-Up here, you procrastinating slacker! Nothing gets people’s righteousness fired up like a good, old-fashioned discussion of the moral implications of spending.  [Facebook-ed] The delicate art of approaching influential people. [delicious-ed] Imagined conversations […]

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After a banner week that for some reason came to a screeching halt at the stroke of midnight on Monday, I bow to no man and no calendar, I spent yesterday doing the digital equivalent of wrassling alligators. Emails that were supposed to go out but didn’t. On multiple fronts. Cell phone outages, Skype SNAFUs […]

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I’m sure I’m not alone in this, but when I was a girl, I had a brilliant notion: what if I could have all of the sicknesses of my lifetime at once, rather than having them parceled out here and there, when they were least expected and seldom welcome? Or, because I quickly figured out […]

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An end-of-weekly roundup collecting fffffive of the fffffoxiest things I fffffind stumbling around the web. More about the genesis here. Every dang Friday Round-Up here, you procrastinating slacker! I wasn’t a Futurama fan and I never even knew what Dungeons & Dragons was but I know one thing: they work great together. [Facebook-ed] It’s a little smug […]

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A mostly monthly but certainly occasional round-up of what I’ve been up to and what’s in the hopper. For full credits and details, see this entry. Colleen of the future (stuff I’ll be doing) World-Changing Writing Workshop 2011 [Registration opens May 9] It takes people like Pace & Kyeli to get me more excited about making […]

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