depression and writing

22 Mar 2022

The Dude From Bay Area Memes Has A Book Out? Here Are Some Excerpts!

I’ve been writing for a long time. Even longer than I’ve been making memes and I’ve been making memes since 2016. If you’re a regular, you’ve probably seen one of my nearly 50 articles covering everything from the Bay Area, to Class, Politics, and whatever else I can come

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
01 Mar 2022

Burnout: How I Deal With Writers’ Block

TRIGGER WARNING The fireplace is crackling and an out of tune piano is being played by an underweight teenager. My body has been filled with anxiety for hours because I ran out of my medication. I haven’t been able to eat any solid foods and I’ve been opting for Kate

Valeria Castaneda 0
15 Feb 2023

The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
08 Feb 2022

I’m Moving To San Francisco: Here’s How It Happened

I’ve written a lot of articles about San Francisco, but I’ve never written anything with the knowledge that I was going to be a resident of the City. It always felt too ambitious, too unrealistic and most of all… too expensive. But things changed, and I’ve signed a lease for an

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29 May 2015

Emotional Problems and Creativity, a Concise (and Un-Scientific) Guide

Before you consider an MFA or a fellowship, take a second look at a time-honored alternative–mental illness. Not all mental illnesses inspire their sufferers, and not all mental patients make good art, but some disorders do have a strong correlation with creativity, and emotional turbulence is often what drives someone

Cut-Rate Curmudgeon 1
09 Dec 2014

How to Survive as a Broke Ass Writer: Surviving Writer’s Depression

  Photo By: Christian Hopkins There are a number of bright sides to being a writer, but I’ll have to admit that there are probably more dark issues that writers face in their day to day lives and creative processes than we (writers) like to admit.  A popular stigma is

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