I just told him it's time to put his toys away and get ready for bed

Apples version of Swype is not as good and it annoys me constantly

(I'll decide in or after therapy though, which is happening in 20 minutes)

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After some upsetting news this morning I'm tempted to take the day off and watch detailing videos or something.

I canโ€™t believe I havenโ€™t written any spider ladies yet. I really need to fix this.

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Finally saw the space spider lady episode of Love Death and Robots. What a waste of a good spider lady.

When trying to solve a problem in a story, it's always good to ask what has changed in the circumstances within the story between when the problem started and when the problem needs to be solved. (More notes for myself)

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I did figure out a big piece of my story while I was sleeping last night but apparently I didn't get enough sleep (like always)

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Serious side eye for anyone who doesnโ€™t understand that thereโ€™s a power differential between teens and adults (or is ignoring it to defend their own preferences and behavior).

Relatedly, @arianabeewitch - I figured out that it wasn't grit that was missing, it's sparks. And I already had my flint and steel. Now I just need to figure out what the rose is.

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Someday I will remember that some writing problems are solved not by writing but by relaxing and doing other things.

"I'm not a boy, I'm not a girl, I'm like a failed version of both"

Feel Good, hitting me right in the feels, dang.

This is a longish one. Hopefully people find it interesting! I think this might be the first time I've talked about how scary it was getting press for Final Girls.

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The privilege in thinking you can set up an anti-capitalist commune in a land occupied by violent bigots lmao
Youโ€™ll be surrounded by people who protest masks

So far Iโ€™m really enjoying American Horror Stories. I love single episode anthology horror and the first three have been very solid imo

Maybe I should work on another flash piece too, I really enjoy writing those

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That's 7 submissions, 4 rejections so far, for two short stories and one flash. Working on a third short story right now, with three more planned over the next couple of months. I feel pretty good about this.

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