Danielle Mariott

Painter. Photographer. Illustrator.Guitarist for @lghtblck. Proliferating the mediocre on twitter @pretty_okay.


Why Starting Anything Is Absolutely Terrifying

And why you should abandon the false security of calling yourself an Introvert.


Mountain Dogs: An Ode to Camping With Canines

This story was originally posted, October 17, 2013, on backcountry.com.

A dog is a necessity. I’ve always had a dog in my life: Ferdinand, Polo, Ruff, Buck, Maggie, Hanna, Major Tom, Hanna (I, apparently, really loved the name), the countless strays my mom fostered, the dog I took with me to college — Solo — and the dog…


Everything I Know About Being Spectacular

Not very much.


The weight is so heavy. From birth. Expectations of performance. Delivery. Stardom. I don’t even have…


Why Starting Anything Is Absolutely Terrifying

And why you should abandon the false security of calling yourself an Introvert.