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Try meditation for the stress, and write in the morning before anybody else in your family is up and has time to bloodsuck you.
Whenever I find an author I like, I read every interview of theirs I can find. The subjects of influences, favorite writers, etc., usually comes up in an interview.
Oh, and if they’re not dead, go to one of their book readings and ask that question during the Q&A. People ask all kinds of garbage questions at Q&A, but “What are you reading right now?” is a question every decent writer should enjoy answering.
First off, Beauty Is Embarrassing is awesome, so I’m glad you liked it.
Some of my favorite documentaries in the past couple of years were about artists who also happen to be senior citizens:
Also, Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell was the best movie I saw last year.
Get up really fucking early, sit your ass down, and do the thing you want to get done more than anything. Then go about the rest of your day.
I’m probably supposed to say Play-Doh or something “creative,” but I literally prayed to God that I would get this cheap plastic proton pack for Christmas. Prayed to God. Not Santa. God. Yikes.