alexjiminez_illustratedmug

I read it on the internet

Work in Progress

On my computer, I wrote troves of poetry and metaphorical stories, burdening Microsoft Word documents with lamentations about the depression I had been dealing with since fourth grade, and about my parents divorcing. Alone in my room, symbolic pen in my hand, I began, in earnest, to cement my career as a writer.
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katetinney_mugsketch

Memoirs of a bad artist

Now and Again

In college my inability to create for myself anymore convinced me that I hadn’t even been an especially good writer to begin with.
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ShannonOhara_online

Diary of a sad clown

Cutting Room Floor

“They dared me to kiss you because you’re so depressed,” he asserted matter-of-factly, before scurrying back to his friends.
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10th time’s the charm

Now and Again

I had seen a better Doctor in Novato, a better Dan in Morgan Hill. I liked the set more in Santa Cruz and the intimacy of the Bakersfield stage.
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katetinney_mugsketch

A few honest moments

Now and Again

One of the most profoundly isolating human experiences is to finish a movie in the theater and, looking to your left and then to your right, discover that you are the only person not wiping their eyes and sniffling.
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