Shouts From The Void

Vita Ayala
writing, reading, and all that jazz
Created 15 Jul 2021
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  • 6.5 Time For Something Sweet
    19 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    I’ve been baking to try and bring a little joy to my wife (who I refer to online as A) lately (she cooks most of the time, but doesn’t bake much), and I thought it might be fun to share a recent recip...
  • 6.Behind The Scenes
    15 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 4 0
    Any creator will tell you that there is so much stuff that goes into making a book that ends up never making the page. This is technically true, though of course all that research and outlining and su...
  • 5. WELCOME BACK (TO ME, FROM ME)
    27 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 3 1
    [Adopting Tini Howard’s numbering system for Substack posts from now on, because I think it’s high key brilliant!] It’s been a long 2 weeks, coming back from the mountains, catching up on work that th...
  • MORE END OF THE WEEK F.A.Q.s
    12 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 5 0
    Missed a post last week, but for a (well deserved) reason! The wife and I left the city for the first time in like 18 months to the mountains. Signal is spotty, and deadlines are looming, but we’ve fo...
  • MONDAY MOOD
    06 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 3 6
    Being a writer (creative in general I am sure, but I am just speaking here to my experience) is such a weird thing… On the one hand (as many people have said before) to share what you write, you have ...
  • END OF THE WEEK F.A.Q.s
    04 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 10 2
    While I’m plugging away at other kinds of posts (I just found a cache of late 90s, early 2000 magazines that I absolutely will figure out how to use), I thought it might be fun to go over some questio...
  • TINY TUESDAY POST 001
    31 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 6 2
    Trying to post twice a week, as an exercise in curating good habits. (Also, because I’ve logged off of twitter for the next few days, but I don’t want to be anti-social!) The last few weeks have been ...
  • Spoiler Alert
    28 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 6 0
    I was going to make this a twitter thread, but then I realized...I could just ramble on about this here instead. Apologies in advance if this isn’t thrilling – I’m working on some more cooler stuff to...
  • MINI MONDAY POST
    24 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 6 0
    Things are hard right now in general, but Mondays continue to be particularly hard for me. To counter act that, I wanted to give a quick shout out to a few of the homies. Gonna do something like this ...
  • Why am I here?
    20 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 6 7
    Being a professional creative (look Ma, I made it?) means that you spend a lot of time and mental/emotional energy making stuff, everyday. It’s exhausting, but very fulfilling, and I am grateful to be...
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