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A Spotify Playlist For When Your Mind Is A Moshpit: The Throwback Edition
The stars get brighter the further from the city we go. The roads become pockmarked with potholes, twisting and turning into nearly invisible horizons. We are no longer in the suburbs – each house is different, here, with big yards and mature trees. I point to a home with a red door and we fantasize about the places we might live one day.
A Spotify Playlist to Get Your Characters Naked: Tips to Write Your Sex Scene
Music has the ability to set your skin on fire. There are songs that slam you up against a wall and kiss you until your lips bruise; music that strips you down to your barest and most vulnerable self. A slow, yearning beat and a desperate voice have a way of smoldering you from the inside out.
The Taste of Red
The pain in your shadow made my heart stop. There you were, framed by pale slants of moonlight in your window, your body a tight ball in the empty room. You stayed there, curled up like a rock that had been dropped into the ocean; as if you had simply sunk into that room and stayed there for centuries.
- Second Place in Zen Playlist Challenge
A Spotify Playlist to Make You Feel Like the Main Character
The air smells like serotonin. The sky is a beaming blue, and the sun's warmth finally outweighs the winter's cold. My sneakers are ready to replace my clunky, winter boots, and the camera on my iPhone is itching for some breezy, springtime photos.
The Best Investment I've Ever Made in My Writing
Specialized ads freak me out. They really do. At the same time, those freaky ads can come in handy when you need a new distraction.
If You Loved "Booksmart," Go Watch "Dude"
Soulmates are not always romantic figures. Sometimes, soulmates are the friends we surround ourselves with. In Booksmart, we meet Amy and Molly as they get ready to finally leave high school behind. As each other's biggest cheerleaders, they don't seem to need anyone else.
5 Podcasts to Make You Forget that You're Cleaning
Cleaning is a double-edged sword, especially when you have depression. On the one hand, cleaning can make you feel rejuvenated and revitalized... but that requires having the energy to get out of bed, first. On those days, the mere thought of cleaning can be enough to make you pull the covers up even higher.
When I first started reading it, I thought it was just a diary. I was looking for the bathroom, but really, I think I was just looking for a moment alone with you.