The night of Tuesday the 8th

It’s late. We watched The Pianist tonight. I had seen it before, but had forgotten it some and Annemarie had never seen it. Yeah, it’s good. Too bad Adrien Brody hasn’t done much of worth since. No, The Darjeeling Limited really doesn’t count, neither does The Jacket.

Anyway, I’ve been depressed and on a downer these last couple of days. Doubt, depression, doubt, anger, feelings of inadequacy, questioning… it’s all been mixing it up inside me. Ugh. Lameness. Still there, but I’m trying to just muscle/push/work through it. Annemarie’s very supportive, of course. But a lot of men can’t pretend it’s all better after a perfectly wonderful hug.

I wrote some today and yesterday. Yesterday’s articles were for a contest on Helium, and today’s were for a variety of things. Here are the links. I actually think they’re all good, with the first few rather entertaining.

http://www.helium.com/items/983877-drink-merry-tomorrow-things
http://www.helium.com/items/983094-senator-barrack-obama-voted
http://www.helium.com/items/983027-championship-biggest-biters-recent
http://www.helium.com/items/982953-pretty-senator-mccain-going
http://www.helium.com/items/982336-creaking-protestsi-lunge-sleepand
http://www.helium.com/items/980612-human-raisin-ayeat-resounding
http://www.helium.com/items/980496-drink-drive-drink-operate
http://www.helium.com/items/980323-remove-moles-flood-their

These ones are the articles I wrote last Friday, minus the quizzes I am hoping to be picked up by a Marketplace publisher. Some of these are poems… so read them if you dare.
http://www.helium.com/items/973986-scouts-american-really-hijacked
http://www.helium.com/items/973858-morningfresh-airand-lightglow-prisondrawing
http://www.helium.com/items/973853-early-morning-springi-found
http://www.helium.com/items/973825-unsaidwellthere-nothingmore-believe-everything
http://www.helium.com/items/972989-heres-experiment-google-adjusted

Yes, I’ve been staying busy. I just need something to happen here. Like a job offer, or even a job response that validates my writing at least a little bit. Arg.

That’s all for now. Still gonna write a bestseller, I am. I just don’t see it yet. Hopefully soonish.

I do love writing. I need to do it better.

About jaredgarrett

Jared Garrett is the author of Beat, a YA scifi thriller, and its forthcoming sequel, both published by Future House Publishing. A new series, debuting in January 2016 and also published by Future House, kicks off with Lakhoni, a fast-paced rescue adventure in a world reminiscent of Aztec culture, to be released in January 2016. He self-published Beyond the Cabin, a novelization of his childhood in a cult, in December 2014. Both Beat and Beyond the Cabin were Whitney Award nominees, and his story Song of the Wind, received honorable mention in the Writers of the Future contest. In addition to writing, he's spent fifteen years in adult education and is an accomplished public speaker and workshop leader.
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