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Josh Rollins Writes

A pseudonym at a coffee shop near you. Hunched over his keyboard like an antisocial porcupine, judging you quietly while sipping his coffee, mumbling under his breath.

It Wasn’t Supposed to Move / 1 (short story)

It Wasn’t Supposed to Move - short story (part 1) #shortstory #horror #fiction #joshrollins

It was one of those freshly chilled nights, the crisp kind, full of earthy aromas. Ludwig stood at the end of the open trunk and took a big whiff of air. The sweet smell of daffodils was mixed with grass; it reminded him it was almost spring.

He stepped back into the truck, and in the dim light of the single lightbulb, he caught a movement in one of the black sacs on the floor. He had four of…

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It’s putting me to a test already.

Woke up late today, rushed the train, took the wrong one and went uptown instead. I’m safe today, even if I don’t make it on time (though I should, plenty of buffer) but I can’t have it happen.

I feel dark on my way to work. It’s a thin layer of panic under the surface, fear that people will call me out on my bullshit and demand to know how the hell I got this…

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Wunderlist and Productivity

Wunderlist and Productivity: how I do things around here…

There are many to-do apps out there. For the last half a year, my personal favorite has been Wunderlist. I use it to manage everything from my writing, through personal life to work.

Wunderlist’s geniusity is in its simplicity: it has enough features to handle any project I throw at it in a way that makes sense on one hand, and it’s minimal enough to have a zero learning curve on the other.…

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My coffee image

How the hell are you supposed to know how much coffee is left if the cup isn’t see through ???


(via ilovecharts)

Forgot my redhead this Friday.

Forgot my redhead this Friday.

(Source: hotdamngingers, via redaddict)

Writing Blog Posts as a Writing Commitment

Writing Blog Posts as a Writing Commitment

Even though I seriously considered letting my blog die, eventually I decided to pay my host close to $100 (which I can’t really afford) and keep it.  I didn’t just change my mind over night; I decided to make a commitment toward my writing. What follows is a set of “realizations”  that eventually lead me to this decision.

Realization 1

I  could have had a technical how-to manual or two by now, a…

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This morning, I woke up at 5 and realized why I love them so much, and wrote them an email. That’s the conclusion. 

This morning, I woke up at 5 and realized why I love them so much, and wrote them an email. That’s the conclusion.