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Congratulations: You Make Me Sick.

Something strange is happening to me… I woke up this morning with a knot in my stomach. A metaphorical one, obviously. I didn’t swallow one the of the dog’s rope toys or anything, don’t worry. It was more a general … Continue reading

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Ten minutes.

I’m actually writing this on Thursday, but it’s being published on Friday so let’s just all pretend that when I say “today,” I mean “Friday” because that reality is easier for all of us to accept. Or maybe it’s just … Continue reading

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The Titanic Was a Thing and A Movie Theater Is a Place.

I wasn’t going to do NaNoWriMo this year. I had a long list of perfectly good reasons not to do NaNoWriMo this year: Writing/editing 1 essay a week for submissions Editing two novels Updating this blog twice a week Keeping … Continue reading

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So maybe I’m not marketable. 

I’ve been feeling a bit low as a writer/person in the world lately, which is weird because the thing I’ve been feeling low about is the fact that I’m not angry all the time. I am a feminist. There’s no … Continue reading

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And they shall call me “#Sedawson!” Wait. No.

For my birthday The Mr took me to see David Sedaris. He was performing, we didn’t pay him a visit or anything. It’s not like The Mr was all “Pack a picnic, darling, we’re off to visit with David!” and … Continue reading

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Some curtains and a tv.

For me, writing is a lot of sitting around not knowing what to write about. Occasionally I come home from work and know that I need to sit down and write some things, but for some reason whenever I set … Continue reading

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Really just an announcement, but it involves knives and fire, so…

So I had this brilliant idea the other day about a new perk for Patreon. OH MY GOSH I JUST THOUGHT OF THE BEST NAME FOR MY WEEKLY #PATREON VLOGS. — Emelie Samuelson (@AwkwardlyAlive) July 22, 2017 I’ll cook #SUPPER … Continue reading

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This makes me uncomfortable, but I’m trying a thing.

The best career advice to give to the young is, ‘Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.’ -Katharine Whitehorn I have a really hard time asking for money, especially when it … Continue reading

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Surround yourself with brilliance.

The other night my writing group held a reading at a local restaurant to honor the memory of a long-time member who recently passed away and to honor the work and life of one of the founding members who is … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Failure

Following dreams can be complicated. Especially when we’re not sure what the exact end goal is. Sometimes we have to just sit down and start. I wake up every morning to write and there is never a moment when I … Continue reading

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