the world & words of a new york city writer

gretchen is a writer in new york city

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brain freeze, busted knee, and SNOW!

100_0965I can’t believe is was snowing yesterday! I felt it coming the day before when I decided to go for a jog. This was a bad idea for a few reasons, like Gretchen + anything requiring coordination = serious risk.

I ran halfway around the block and it was so cold I seriously got brain freeze worse than the time my mate and I decided to skull vodka/sour apple slurpees.

A few hours after my weak running attempt I was whinging on the phone to my sister about how my knee hurt, who compassionately replied, ‘Did you fucken stretch?’ Continue reading

the ick side

You know what the ick side to art is?DSCN1857 Competition. I don’t mean being out there with zillions of other other artists… whenever I meet someone sincerely trying to do their thing I usually become full of giggles and wiggle in delight. Continue reading

sublet schmublet II

So I get the whole ‘I live in the city, sometimes the world revolves around me’ thing…

DSCN0849That said I’d like to talk about the most recent tosser that said they’d give me a spot to squat at and lied. I think it’s illegal to say her name but it starts with ‘V’. Continue reading

i think i need an agent

100_0878Ok I totally need an agent… unless someone is going to trip over me in New York City and accidentally tear open the backpack full of notebooks I carry around to inadvertently discover the novel, script, poems, and other stuff I’ve got together… which I don’t see happening. Continue reading

nearly one week down!

I can’t believe my first week is nearly down! 100_0888I expected the first week to be full on, it didn’t disappoint! At least inside leaf peeping, family-playing-with, cider drinking, friend visiting, and culture catching up… I still got some writing done! Continue reading

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