They think ‘Rick and Morty’ is literally the most important thing to happen to pop culture and if you don’t watch it, it’s because you’re not smart enough.
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We idealise romantic love in a way that can be damaging, it creates this fantasy that can’t really be lived up to.
If you want to be a person who people respect, you have to stand for something.
Think about the kind of life you want to have and what kind of writing career would fit into that without having to win the writing career lottery.
There is a very fine line between being straightforward and being mean, being confident and being arrogant, being passionate and being ignorant — and it is the same with preaching and judging.
Whenever you’re spending time with a friend or family member, put your phone away and actively engage in the conversation. The best gift that you can give someone is the feeling that they’ve been heard.
Most people do not want to be professional writers. They like the idea of being able to “do what they love,” and then when they have to write 5 articles a day on top of manuscripts and other projects, they suddenly don’t love it so much anymore.
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