A more relaxed writing schedule means better writing
Slowing down a little
Hello to my regular readers (thank you!) and to those who keep stumbling by without hitting that “subscribe” button. You know the one.
I’ve recently picked up a new side gig in addition to everything else I have going on, and that’s making it tougher to get around to non-paying writing. As an inveterate chronicler, I tend to prioritize personal journaling above all else, and fiction after that, so these articles become harder to get around to producing as my hours fill more with paying work.
That said, I still have a ton of drafts on my Substack dashboard, and lots of things to talk about here. It’s just hard to produce something every week that’s of sufficient quality to satisfy me and, I imagine, to keep you wanting to read it.
So for the moment, I’m going to reduce my output. I’ll start with biweekly articles, but I may go down to every three weeks or monthly if I continue to feel strapped for the time to make these essays really worthwhile.
Meanwhile, here’s a short list of topics I’ve put in my drafts over the past few months; perhaps some of them will entice you:
Your past self was wiser than you know
How not to massacre each other
We’d rather have support than more violence
Repetition compulsion, or the traumatic allure of the familiar
It’s the little things that get you
So like…I’ve got ideas. I’m just gonna need a little more time to flesh them out. I’m looking forward to sharing them with you once I do.
Until November, lovelies.
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