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It Rains in My Apartment and Other Things I Shouldn’t Worry About (Weekly Recap 6)

Originally posted on Adventures in Verdance:
I added the throwback of the shark punching picture for @KatoKatonian. It’s a classic, after all. Once upon a time, my neighbor told me about his harrowing experience regarding water coming through his ceiling when his upstairs neighbor was taking a shower. It involved a lot of his possessions getting ruined and the floor being replaced throughout most of his apartment. I thought, “Wow, that must have sucked,” then moved on with my life. That is, until Friday night when I suddenly heard a fast tapping coming from the bathroom. I walked in, had a split second of rage, then grabbed a bucket. Ever since then, I’ve been playing a back and forth game of miscommunication with the rental company. In my opinion, it’s kind of an emergency when water starts coming out of your vents. It’s been five days and they finally sent people to fix it. And even then, they’re just repainting the ceiling, not finding the reason for the leak or replacing the damaged stuff. Soooo… expect more…

Worry…

Originally posted on Cristian Mihai:
“Worry destroys the ability to write.” — Ernest Hemingway Maybe you’re familiar with Franz Kafka’s short story, A Hunger Artist, maybe you’re not. It doesn’t really matter. One of the main themes of the story (the way I see it) is the fact that artists most often feel misunderstood by their audience. And they’re furious because of that. That’s a myth. Most often than not it’s the artist’s inability to show people what he wants to show them that gets in the way. Simply put, the artist is to blame because people don’t see what he wants them to see. That being said, I believe that this feeling is quite common in the world of art. Sometimes expectations are unusually high, and the outcome suffers because of that. Besides, any artistic medium can only express so much, especially when we are young and naive and have yet to acquire the right set of tools. Ever since I can remember my dream has been to be able to write full time.…