On the way home from the poetry reading, you and Ashley talk about how you write a lot about Kmart and how you remember going to Kmart as a child, and how you wrote a chapbook about Kmart. She says something about “literally taking on Kmart realism” and you say, “like I guess so.” “What do you think will happen in New York?” she asks. “Do you think she’ll add you?” Ashley is … [Read more...] about PLS Advise Question 3: How do you to talk to people about your art?
Question 1 I want to write a novel, but I don't have a story idea, writing skills, much free time, tenacity, much imagination, or observational ability needed to write a good novel. What should I do? Go to dinner with Ashley because she said you need to take her somewhere nice. You go to an Italian restaurant that you’ve heard a lot about. Order prosciutto crostino and … [Read more...] about PLS Advise Question 1: I want to write a novel, but I don’t have a story idea, writing skills, much free time, tenacity, much imagination, or observational ability needed to write a good novel. What should I do?
May your life someday be as awesome as you pretend it is on Facebook. I don't know who said that. But it sounds good, and it's funny. It really sums up life quite well right now. We're posturing and posing on social media. We're very worried about crafting an image of the life we want or hope it will be, rather than how it actually is. We leave out the messy photos. … [Read more...] about 31 Funny Quotes About Life That Will Make You Smile
Here's to those of us that can sleep well. And lots of great people have lots of great things to say about sleeping well. Let's check some of them out...and here's to a good night's rest! Best Quotes About Sleep "When people tell me 'You're going to regret that in the morning,' I sleep in until noon because I'm a problem solver." -- Anonymous "I love sleep. My life has the … [Read more...] about 21 Quotes About Sleep That Will Make You Super Tired
The truth is I sleep too much now. I don't have an insomnia problem, but I pity all of those that do. I do have nights where a great thought enters my head and I wrestle what to do with it and who to speak about it the next day, and then I fall to sleep and realize that all of my ideas at the time are worthless and useless and shouldn't be spoken about or shouldn't be spoken … [Read more...] about 24 Amazing Insomnia Quotes To Read While You’re Still Awake At Night
So I was thinking about the funniest poems and then I searched for "funniest poems" and some of the ones I found really weren't funny. I didn't include them here. Some of them were quite good, but not funny. Not here either. I got most of these from poets.org because you know I only want to give you the best and I only go after the best, so these are the best (as decided by … [Read more...] about Funniest Poems I Found After A Google Search For “Funniest Poems”
The other day I took my kids to the park. I have two girls and so sometimes I hang out on playgrounds. This playground was nice, we met another family there. Their daughter liked Trolls and my daughters like Trolls, so the other father turned on Spotify from his phone. This is what happens in my life. We left the park and I took the girls to the grocery store. This is super … [Read more...] about So I Dropped My Keys Down a Storm Drain. Here’s What Happened Next.