{the life} New Writing: February & March

by Rachel on March 21, 2012

“Writing is hard for every last one of us — straight white men included. Coal mining is harder. Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.” (Dear Sugar, The Rumpus Advice Column #48: Write Like a Motherfucker)

My goal this year is to push myself in all aspects of my life, but mostly in terms of my writing. Here’s what I’ve had published outside of my blog in the last month.

An E-mail from Your Period for U by Kotex (This is one of my favorite things I’ve written in a long time. When I finished it, I thought, My younger self would be so excited by this article and would be so proud that I wrote it. It was an amazing feeling.)

How to Fall in Love With Healthy Living on SHAPE.com

I Tried It: Latisse for Your Beauty Advisor

Department Store Make-up vs. Drugstore Make-up for Your Beauty Advisor

Time to get back to digging!