this is my brain on writer’s block

Often when I am writing, it is in pieces.  When someone once asked me to describe my writing process, the best (and most obnoxious) way I was able to speak to it was by comparing my writing methods to the way my grandma crochets.  She creates individual, free-standing and complete rows that are eventually all … Continue reading this is my brain on writer’s block

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a reflection on 2017 for the lipliner

2017 marks the second calendar year that we've blogged in.  It hasn't been two full years since the site's inception, but we'll celebrate any milestone, right? In accordance with my 2016 report to the community, I'd like to provide to you, dear reader, some statistics for 2017.  In the last year that we've been live, … Continue reading a reflection on 2017 for the lipliner

you are a reflection of the company you keep

Self-doubt is a calculated monster thriving on subtleties.  It's the summation of all of the little, almost forgettable occurrences perhaps glazed over in the moment, only to resurface in totality with every other fleeting thought about not being good enough that had once skipped across your mind. Assurance has to be instilled by the self and only the … Continue reading you are a reflection of the company you keep