and then i almost puked

March 24, 2010 Posted by gretchen

I submitted something for ‘publisher consideration’ today. It’s the last thing that I am going to submit for a bit… give or take more bits…

As we’ve seen blog family, the entire process turns me into a ranting mess of foul mouthed rage. Not at the rejection(S)… with all the fucked-upness in the world, suuuurely I can handle a little lot of ‘rejection’…

Oh no, that is not my issue at all. In all honesty, I can’t judge my personal work as being ‘good’ or ‘eh…’ because it’s my work. It’s who I am. (more…)

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stories and research and food

March 23, 2010 Posted by gretchen

Today has been a full on day of words and flavors. (more…)

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three hundred and eighteen

March 22, 2010 Posted by gretchen

On average… 318 pages of my blog get read every day since starting back in September. WORD.

My head seems attached better than last week… healthy doses of writing and editing are happening at the moment… here are some tastes.

an unsought massage from an unlicensed therapist

i used to think
i did it to feel like you.
to feel you in that way.
that way
i felt
panting inside 2am.
haze.
your apartment corridor.
dirty green carpets.
open door.
… we went inside. (more…)

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20 percent fun. 80 percent suck.

March 21, 2010 Posted by gretchen

Dear blog family

Late entry today… I’ve literally done planes, trains, and automobiles; three quarters a bottle of red when I somehow ended up flying business with Qantas; and serious tribal stomping in my backyard with the puppies to celebrate my return. (more…)

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last day and back to it.

March 20, 2010 Posted by gretchen

Tomorrow I fly back to Brisbane.

This week was meant to be a ‘break’ … for reasons I’m still sorting out, I must say that’s not what it felt like at all. (more…)

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