Human Parts
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Human Parts

EXPRESS YOURSELF

Writing My First Novel Was a Lot Like Getting Sober

‘Marilou Is Everywhere,’ one day at a time

I was never this cute when I was drinking, P.S. // Photo by Omar Lopez on Unsplash

Former party girls know how it is: Each night is a sheet of fresh ice. You go skating across it, feeling young and free and invincible. You go faster and faster. You start falling down, and it’s funny at first. Everybody is laughing, too. Play another…

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Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

Novelist. Tarotist, poet, lazy Virgo. Nothing is real; magic is real. Writing is a way to see in the dark. sarahelainesmith.com, @braindoggies

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