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Austin Kaiser
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Created 29 Oct 2020
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  • Patreon Is Open! 😏😏
    28 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    It's Tuesday already. My Patreon is now open. And it's my birthday. Thanks to everybody who is subscribing today and in the near future. This Patreon has very quickly turned into something more than s...
  • The Shame And Stigma Of A Day Job
    21 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 3 0
    A few weeks ago I made a post about why artists should get day jobs. It got a ton of comments that I wanted to share here. The post said that any artist contemplating getting a day job should get one ...
  • The Next Step For Me
    14 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    If you haven't already seen it on my Instagram, I have an announcement to make which is that I am starting a patreon on September 28th. This is also my 29th birthday and marks me doing something new a...
  • 5 mistakes I've made as a young artist (learn from me!)
    07 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 3 0
    5 beginner mistakes I've made as an artist (avoid these) Mistakes are inevitable, some are fun, and hopefully they're not so big that in retrospect they aren't funny. Because, hey, this is life and yo...
  • The Joy Of Writing
    31 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    The following is an excerpt from Ray Bradbury's The Joy Of Writing. It is one of my favorite essays of all time and one that I borrowed a lot of my style from. Ray Bradbury, The Joy Of Writing, 1973 Y...
  • Little, ol' mundane today is valuable.
    24 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Over my years of writing it's surprised me how little of history is recorded especially recent history because I do lots of research for my books and rarely am I blown away by the discoveries I find. ...
  • Give Them Flowers While They Can Still Smell 'Em
    17 Aug 2021 • 7 min read • 3 0
    A common, well-known phrase which lurks in debate halls and snakes around corners of judgment, a phrase repeated by appraisers, commentators, and rabble-rousers, a phrase I have used myself, or at lea...
  • How to get over your anxieties (the basics)
    10 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Written during my hiatus: 6/17/21 One) talk to your friends about them. Two) google "anxiety" and learn the basic scientific ideas behind them. Three) write about them in your diary. A big part of my ...
  • Writing For Myself Instead Of Myself ™
    03 Aug 2021 • 7 min read • 3 2
    Written during my hiatus: 6/17/21 I have been writing for six years and in that time I really wanted to become a successful writer, by that I mean someone who supported themselves through their writin...
  • Bringing The 1960s Into The 2020s
    27 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0
    Written during my hiatus: 6/16/21 When I was in high school, the 1960s represented a generation of kids who grew their hair out long and went to Woodstock and did drugs and listened to a lot of great ...
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