First, I am surprised at the small number of emotions I was able to write down in two minutes.

Secondly, I now have a slightly suicidal tote bag on my hands to deal with.

Thirdly, this was weirdly illuminating. The monologue speaks directly to a lot of things that have been going on in my (rather disorganized) head for the past three years. Was I projecting my feelings onto a tote bag? Can writing fiction be therapeutic? Is it even 'fiction' if you're simply projecting yourself onto something else?

This was fun though. Thanks.

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I resonate with what you write of orienting yourself on what Substack seem to want and support, while taking the time to sort out what feels right for YOU. Love that you're taking it further by testing something new. Great letter.

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Feb 15, 2022Liked by Irina Dumitrescu

Interestingly, the monolog feels inevitable after noting it down. The things must be thinking this, some intuition tells me.

And secondly, I kept referring to different already noted emotions to complete the emotion associated with the object.

This was interesting.

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This exercise sounds like so much fun ! And I love the phone photo

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Really really love this honest post and I sincerely appreciate this dialogue you are having towards finding the the right expression that brings you joy and satisfaction. All power to you Irina.

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