I fall in love a little every day without realizing it. I guess there’s something silly about that, something akin to being a hopeless romantic. If someone has a kind smile or a voice that reminds me of some celebrity. If they walk into the room with a swagger, a jacket slung over one shoulder…

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1. You woke up this morning and started your day, and regardless of how you started it, you’re here now. I’m happy you’re here to read this. 2. You have a wonderful laugh. 3. Somewhere, somebody is thinking about you. Even if it’s just that one person you held the door open for, you made…

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Writers write with a whole string of “don’t knows” ahead of them. Don’t know how the plot’s going. Don’t know how the story’s going to end. Don’t know if anyone will like it. Don’t know if anyone will read it. Don’t know if it’s worth the effort. Don’t know what will happen because life is also…

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Writing when you’re struggling is HARD. Screw that idea that Van Gogh cutting off his ear and suffering with mental health somehow makes an artist “a genius” or better. No, it just means he felt a whole lot of pain while attempting to still, as the struggle went on, make some form of art. Art isn’t…

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