But there’s a downside to a drug that makes everything interesting. By the end...– I spent today sick in bed again. In between naps and cough drops, I read old Molly Young essays. At the end of “Kickstart My Heart,” her essay about abusing Adderrall, Young says the drug prevented her from realizing her interests. I’ve been beating myself up as I read...
Do you tell the guys you sleep with that you’re going to write scathing...– Lauren Early (the first person to stop talking to me after I wrote about her) to me.
I wrote an essay on SLC Alum Deborah Feldman and... →
JK Rowling sold her first novel since Deathly... →
My Mentor Cara Hoffman wrote this for Gloria... →
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Just letting you know that you’re going to have a mental breakdown in your...– The novelist I work as an assistant for last year on my childhood/dad’s coma/family member’s suicide attempt/drug addicted family members.
I planned on writing an elaborate post tonight about the media’s coverage of Whitney Houston’s death. As the child of drug addicts, I’m really bothered by how she’s been both glorified and vilified—she’s left her fucking daughter all alone—and by how this is “all Bobby Brown’s fault.” Yes, he’s a an asshole who beat her, but she...
We spent an hour discussing the word “feritoia”—the untranslatable title of one...– Emily Books: Lapsus by Minna Proctor Minna writes so beautifully about her mentor Monica Sarsini. Maybe you would also like to write about your mentor, or about being a mentor. Or hear brilliant people speak about either of those things this Sunday. I encourage you to do all of that! (via...