Matt Saccaro

I write articles. Wikipedia cited me. I wrote two eBooks.


What Your Twitter Avatar Says About You


A Twitter bio is worth 160 characters, but a Twitter avatar is worth at least 1,000.


Why I’m Afraid to Write Fiction


Fiction writing and I have a peculiar relationship with one another — one not even the “it’s complicated” Facebook relationship status can summarize.


When Can You Call Yourself a Writer?


I stopped by Smash Burger on the way home from a great day at work (if you’re legally allowed to call an unpaid internship “work”).


Just F*cking Write It


“Don’t write about writing. Nobody cares.”

A quasi-acquaintance wrote that to me a few weeks ago. Him and I prolifically contributed to the…


Sine Qua Non

“Without which not”


Sine qua non—“without which not.”

It’s a phrase I’ve known since May 27th, 2008 when an episode of Battlestar


The Pressure to Write Every Day


“Write every day” is an older-than-dirt cliché that’s more worn out than Jennifer Lawrence fandom and more widely circulated than the most pervasive of…


Do You Need a Gimmick to Succeed as a Writer?


Writing, in some ways, is akin to professional wrestling. You work 300+ days a year with no vacation or sick time. The pay is atrocious for…


Should You Feel Guilty for Using Adblock?


Two months ago I started using Adblock, and my Internet experience has never been better. I view sites without clutter now. The tops, bottoms…


Why Do Successful People Need to Get Drunk?


The only purposes of drinking, that I know of, are to generate ad-hoc courage and to wash away doubts, dead dreams, and depression with waves…


What Your Twitter Avatar Says About You


A Twitter bio is worth 160 characters, but a Twitter avatar is worth at least 1,000.


Do You Have to Be As Cruel to Yourself As Possible?


A college dropout babysitter who sells her book and gives advice.”