Hey! Someone accepted a thing I submitted for publication! A creative thing :) Hippocampus Magazine, an online publication of creative nonfiction, published my essay “Dick Jokes and Dirty Puns” this month in their Guilty Pleasures and Vices theme issue. In the essay I talk about my crazy, inexplicable addiction to stand-up comedy – my greatest vice […]
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Dana’s insomnia-induced personal essays on things like writing, comedy, travel, polyamory, sexuality, family, and more.
For four years I’ve been trying to do blogging right for me, and I’ve tried it in many wrong ways. It’s because, as with everything, I want both extremes in this space: I want the independence to spew my thoughts and stories uninhibited by the demands of others, and I want the security, solidarity, and support […]
He thinks I never have anything nice to write about him. I told him my blog isn’t an autobiography; it’s a collection of the writing I like best. And that usually comes out in my most lonely, anxious, unhappy moments. Lately most of those moments are precipitated by something to do with him. Not necessarily […]