Emily Suess

Author. Zentangle enthusiast. Brain cancer haver.

Loss, Brain MRI #21, and Other Hard Shit

Loss, Brain MRI #21, and Other Hard Shit

Good Lord a lot has happened since my last post, and advanced warning: this one is not going to be my feel-good entry of the year. When we last left off, I was promoting my second-annual, read-it-for-free-in-March promo for Who You Gonna Believe. That went reasonably...

No End in Sight

Hello, and happy Tuesday! A few months ago, I was interviewed by Brianne Benness for the No End in Sight podcast. No End in Sight is about living with chronic illness, and for episode 72, I had the...

Disunion Station by Emily Suess

Disunion Station by Emily Suess There's a white man in a dark suit. He's immaculately dressed, wearing the finest silk tie, a matching pocket square, and hand-tooled wingtips. In one hand he holds a...

Don’t Let The Screen Door Hit You, 2020!

Welcome to 2021, everyone! It's 32 degrees Fahrenheit and pouring sleet in Urbana, Illinois this fine New Year's morning. The dog has already thrown up on the carpet, and I feel like there is a hole in my forehead above my left eye that's exposed to the wintery cold....

Zentangle with me? Maybe?

I'd like to invite you to Zentangle with me today. But first, an update for everyone who's morbidly curious about the woman with the brain tumor: I'm still here. 🙂 It's 46 °F in Urbana right now, and it's supposed to be cloudy and rainy for the next couple of days. I...

My Inktober Zentangle Post-Mortem

I did something I'm really proud of last month: I posted a new Zentangle video every day in October. It wasn't always easy, and the drawings weren't always good, but I persisted until I accomplished the thing: my Inktober Zentangle 2020 prompt list. Inktober was...

Inktober Zentangle Challenge Update: The First Week

Happy Friday and happy Inktober! You know, if you're doing that. I'm just popping in to update you on my progress with the Inktober Zentangle challenge. So far the response to my videos has been encouraging, and I'm glad I decided to give Inktober a go this year....

It’s Inktober! Zentangle With Me!

For years, I have been watching as my internet friends participate in fun challenges like National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and Inktober, Well this year, I am finally able to join in the fun with Inktober 2020. I am going to be posting a new Zentangle video on...

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