The Surprising Things That Happened Once I Won at Everything

In May of 2013, I got drunk and fell off of a bench, and without any credentials or anything of a plan, declared myself an artist. With incredible tenacity, I have persisted in pursuing my dream and my craft since that moment. It sounded like a good idea at the time. There was no way of knowing what… Continue reading The Surprising Things That Happened Once I Won at Everything

Special Giveaway: Win a Unicycle Painting

I’m grateful for YOU, do you know that? I’ve been around being obnoxious on the internet for years, but only recently have I begun to feel like I belong here, like I’m more than just the class clown. The fact that you take the time to read and engage with me restores my faith in… Continue reading Special Giveaway: Win a Unicycle Painting

SH*TTY FIRST DRAFTS

A Guest Post by Jennifer Jepsen “C” – daughter of The Broody Hen. “Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life, and it is the main obstacle between you and a shitty first draft. I think perfectionism is based on the… Continue reading SH*TTY FIRST DRAFTS

This Post Scares the Shit out of Me: In Defense of Swearing

The heartache cupcake Somebody I like just broke up with me today. We’d been on one awesome date, and I was super excited, and now it’s over. It was sudden, and sad. And you know what? It really fucking hurts. In the past four years since my divorce and return to the world of romantic… Continue reading This Post Scares the Shit out of Me: In Defense of Swearing

An Optimist’s Manifesto: Start Winning at Everything

Choose Optimism: the #100Unicycles Project “I was not delivered into this world in defeat, nor does failure course in my veins. I am not a sheep waiting to be prodded by my shepherd. I am a lion and I refuse to talk, to walk, to sleep with the sheep. The slaughterhouse of failure is not… Continue reading An Optimist’s Manifesto: Start Winning at Everything