Had a sore throat Monday and Tuesday, and really really tried to take it easy so it wouldn't get worse, but then I went to a relatively chill but still up-past-bedtime concert last night (tickets were gifts from months ago) and now my nose is stuffy and I'm just so tired.
Guess I'm not avoiding this cold after all.
Interrupting, work stuff
Is frequently interrupting and continuing to talk when someone else hasn't finished their thought like a east coast regional thing? Because I am on my last nerve with one of my coworkers who is otherwise the sweetest person, and trying to give her the benefit of the doubt.
The 2018 World Fantasy Award Winners are out, and oh boy! https://locusmag.com/2018/11/2018-world-fantasy-award-winners/
Introducing an enby merperson to this story because why the fuck not? #AmWriting
Yes, at least one character in each of my stories will cut all their hair off to feel more like themselves. That's just how it is, I don't make the rules. #AmWriting
It's taken 10 months, but I now have a more vibrant and interesting network of people than I ever had on Twitter. I'm regularly getting to see things I would not have seen over there.
Which is just confirmation that building a social group *anywhere* (online or offline) takes effort, patience, and often humility. We can't just move from one place to another and expect to keep what we had (again, applies online and offline).
For me, it's been worth the price.
Writer of weird things. Divorced. Bi. Has 2 cats, 2 D&D groups, and too many notebooks.
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