the world and words of a writer

gretchen is a writer floating between australia and manhattan

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lots of people want to be writers

This morning as I settled into the hunched-over-laptop pose that I form seven or eight hours a day, Mom says ‘Gretchen, lots of people want to be writers. Too many people, that’s why only some people actually get to do it.’ Continue reading

GO!!

So I’m fairly certain this is the part when I get nervous… remaining quietly confident, of course. Today I booked my sublet in Manhattan and my airfare to the states. As can be imagined, the hit on my pocket has already resulted in a few double shots of bourbon resulting in a string of “I can do this… Of course I can do this-es” warbled to the puppies who aren’t entirely impressed about me going to begin with. Continue reading

Get set…

Today is officially my first day of ‘ain’t got no job’. The first thing I did was write a really angry poem.

Then I went on Twitter. Continue reading

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