The Mindful Thing About Doctor Strange- part 2

Phew. I said a ton in my last post. 1,500 words, wow. Let’s try to make this post a little shorter, shall we? I’ll just cut to the chase, as they do in Hollywood… Remember in the movie when the Ancient One told Stephen Strange that he was a man looking at the world through […]

The Coolest Mindful Thing About Doctor Strange

When you have a mental illness like mine (bipolar depression, rapid cycling, personality disorder- that’s me), you tend to strive to find things to make you feel better. There are some mindful meditations you can download, there’s books you can read (I read the most important parts of Full Catastrophe Living, as recommended by one […]

One more rejection, another disappointment

I awoke Francesca to check my email and found a new message in my inbox from one of the agents I queried yesterday. He said my work wasn’t the best fit for him, that taking on a client has to do with an agent’s preferences along with the author’s writing abilities. Basically, it was a […]

Basket full of queries

I meant to post something last week on August 31, but I kind of got sidetracked with job searching, so better late than never. The good news this week is this: I’ve just queried three agents in succession today. That’s more than I’ve ever queried in a long time. When I tried to query an […]

On a brighter note…

“A human being is a part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe’, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest- a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal […]

Update: I am not to be laughed at

And here’s more crap that happened to me this morning and this week as well: (Please be aware that I will be pretty angry in this post- not intended for those under 14 years old) I still didn’t get my book. I thought it would arrive by the weekend, and Ready Player One still wasn’t […]

I am not to be laughed at

Disclaimer: There will be swear words in here, and this is not intended for children under 14 due to strong themes addressed here. I’ve had a very bad week. I had a horrible day at home on Friday the 18th. I finally got a call from my job coach after waiting nearly a month, maybe […]