Writing is Not My “Dream Job”

What a journey that failure was.

Back in the freelance days. Young and starry-eyed, I was so idealistic about the whole thing.

I look back on June of 2019 with a certain sort of cynicism, nowadays.

I quit my retail job as an assistant manager of a vape shop and jumped deep into freelancing during that time, and I felt as though I was on the cusp of my actual, for real, adult career.

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Chronicles of a Lostgirl is my home publication — it is the landing spot for all of my myriad of works that have no other homes.

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Mistress of words and Truth.

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