Can I check work e-mail once a day?

How much time do you think you spend reading and responding to e-mails during the day? Checking the computer to see if you have new e-mails? Checking your phone for e-mails, text messages, or notifications? Chances are, you’re wasting a lot more time than you might realize.


Thoughts on writing without the pretension

Hey there. I'm Moit. If you're wondering what you're doing here, it's probably that you've made a huge mistake. (Except not really.) I've been writing fanfiction since 1997. No, the Archive isn't that old, and no, I have no idea why I'm willing to put my very first (very terrible) piece of writing on the… Continue reading Thoughts on writing without the pretension

Getting in to grad school

Though I'm a huge proponent of "you can do whatever you want" and "your past doesn't define you," it doesn't change the fact that your GPA does impact whether or not the admissions committee is going to stamp your application for approval.

From the ashes 

I've finally come back to myself in a manner of speaking. I feel better than I have in months, and it's definitely had a positive impact on my writing. It is, as I told a dear friend of mine, like I'm "finally back in the driver's seat." For years, I've always tried new "techniques" for… Continue reading From the ashes 

Battling perfectionism

I get so caught up, so so caught up in things being "right" and "correct" and "like this," that I just end up doing nothing. Really, it's my perfectionism that gets in the way of so many good things. On ZenHabits, Leo wrote about how the best way to start a habit is by doing… Continue reading Battling perfectionism

Overcoming the fear

One of my "goals" for this year (since I don't make resolutions) has been to take more risks. I feel like I've done a pretty fair job, especially considering some of the things I've been faced with. The problem I'm still facing is that I have "something to do" such as update this blog. I… Continue reading Overcoming the fear

My creative process

I'm doing The Snowflake Challenge on Dreamwidth, and the challenge for day three was "In your own space, talk about your creative process - from what inspires you to what motivates you to how you manage to break through blocks. Does your process change depending on the type of creating you're doing? Leave a comment… Continue reading My creative process