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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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We all need anxious puppies in our lives.

I’m in NYC today, where it is gross, rainy, and cold, but that makes for the perfect writing weather. I’m deep in the editing phase with the novel I’ve been working on and things are feeling good. I got some … Continue reading

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I WANT TO DO ALL THE THINGS or What I Think About When I Can’t Sleep

I have a friend who stays up all night thinking about every terrible thing she’s ever said or done in her life. I tend to think about what I have left to do that I haven’t done. I worry myself … Continue reading

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Why I Write

I’ve never been one of those writers who writes because she has to. I always hear writers say that writing is like breathing for them. If they didn’t write, they’d suffocate and die. I could easily live my life without … Continue reading

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