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Attends University of California, Riverside
Lived in Anaheim, CA
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Long, but amazingly practically helpful.
"You have horizon upon horizon upon horizon inside of you—and the route to discover those is through your talents as an artist, through improving not your weaknesses but your strengths: through using your strengths in your skills, in your personality, and your obsessions to grow in the right directions as a writer, in the natural directions, in your best directions."
http://therumpus.net/2013/05/david-biespiels-poetry-wire-follow-your-strengths-manage-your-strengths-and-dont-let-your-babies-grow-up-to-be-cowboys/
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Thanks so much for sharing +shawnacy kiker :)
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captivating.
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Buckle up. We're in the networked society...and if all what we have today only took 15 years...well...
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+Mark Robertson i fully expect something like this in so cal in the near future. suburban castalia-hacking!!
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“There’s something incredibly liberating,” Ms. Rosenfelt said, “when you realize that climbing that ladder is a ladder to nowhere.”
A group of young, ambitious writers and editors have created a scrappy online journal and roving clubhouse that functions as a kind of Intellectuals Anonymous for the city’s literary underclass, one t...
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money exchange that sidesteps the credit card companies, costs less, and offers a more personal approach to commerce.
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Wow. Awesome. I'm signing up.
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need a strange break? been thinking about automotive rebellion, rock climbing, molecular tango, and a rubbish-y armchair? i know i have.

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That Time Edgar Okhovat Free Solo Climbed the North Face of Time. January 6th, 2012. | 6 Comments. Tweet. {image Northern Lights by Lena Smirnova}. Watch closely. This is the place. This, the profound...
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thank you, gabri. appreciate the read!
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On Steven Johnson, the adjacent possible, and the power of collaborative work & the connected mind -

'expand the range of your possible next moves – the perimeter of your potential – by exposing yourself to as much serendipity, as much argument and conversation, as many rival and related ideas as possible; borrow, repurpose, recombine.'

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/oct/19/steven-johnson-good-ideas
Where do good ideas come from? Not as we like to think, with a sudden flash of genius, says writer Steven Johnson. He tells Oliver Burkeman that collaboration is key
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where they keep the good currency...
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Now, this is what I call a proper bank.
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Jason Silva (who i have somehow managed to know NOTHING of until recently) ignites 'performace philosophy' through gorgeous and compelling videography.
be mesmerized by ideas.

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builder of worlds made of words. soldier of the apathy wars. thinker of thoughts. key dropper. itinerant philosopher. passionate laugher. dauntless experimentalist. redemptionsmith.
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  • The Coachella Review
    present
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Anaheim, CA - Wenham, MA - Tijuana, MEX - Tecate, MEX - Big Bear City, CA
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MFA candidate at UC Riverside, Poetry Editor at The Coachella Review. Mother of seven, Writer, Poet, Eater of soups both fine and mediocre. 

also - it's pronounced *SHAWN*-uh-see. 
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  • University of California, Riverside
    MFA, present
  • Gordon College
    English
  • California State University, Fullerton
    Spanish linguistics and literature
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