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“I Wanna Get Better”… At Updating This Site

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Find out what I’ve been doing for the past four months. (Hint: It includes a lot of Tyler Perry, dying plants and attempts at writing.)

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What It’s Like To Stare At A Blank Page

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Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write. Must. Write.

Must… mmm… muffin.

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All The Write Stuff

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For the last six years, I’ve wrapped myself in the cozy comfort of a non-fiction Snuggie and I think it’s about time I threw it off in favor of a pair of fiction pajama jeans. Wow… This is a terrible metaphor.

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Listen To Me Talk About More Feelings

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Matt and Christina were nice enough to have me back on their podcast, “Let’s Talk About Feelings,” where we talked about, well, feelings, Fest 12 and a bunch of other stuff that’s awesome. Listen, dummies!

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Listen To Me Talk About Feelings

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I recently stopped by my friend’s podcast where we talked about Channing Tatum, first and second-wave emo, and my favorite place to get a sandwich. Check it.

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All The Write Stuff

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For the last six years, I’ve wrapped myself in the cozy comfort of a non-fiction Snuggie and I think it’s about time I threw it off in favor of a pair of fiction pajama jeans. Wow… This is a terrible metaphor.

Geek Girl Of The Week

Geek Girl(s) Of The Week: The Like

The Like

The founding members of The Like grew up in the ’80s as the daughters of music-biz royalty.

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Geek Girl Of The Week: Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis has come a long way since singing about Wilderness Girls cookies.

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Geek Girl Of The Week: Meghan McCain

Meghan McCain

Political blogger Meghan McCain isn’t afraid to express her liberalism on social issues.

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Geek Girl Of The Week: Grace Coddington

Grace Coddington

Everyone knows the real star of the Vogue fashion show is Grace Coddington.

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More about Leslie Simon

Leslie is the author of Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks and Other Misfits Are Taking Over the World, out now through It Books. She is also the author of Wish You Were Here: An Essential Guide to Your Favorite Music Scenes and co-author of Everybody Hurts: An Essential Guide to Emo Culture. She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.