come! and maybe cry, on thursday!
everyone always apologizes for making lame jokes about the book title but you know we do it, too.
HOW ARE ALL OF YOU? I hope you all have the book.... Read more
You Are Not a Spreadsheet
Lots of you, understandably, are concerned about getting the book, so wanted to clarify: the books have been labeled/sent, save for a few stragglers (if you've sent us... Read more
Army of us (mgg)
Thank you for also being our photoblog.
(And for your changes of address. As we unload boxes and match book-to-you, we'll make sure we get everyone's current info before anything... Read more
Really truly hot off Icelandic presses
This is how your Coming & Crying gets made, more-or-less live from the Oddi plant.
So good with the words, but now with the spoken kind, we'd like a little lift
Friends, both patient and a little less so but that's understandable because so are we and every day, we move ever closer to shipping off a manuscript --
(I know,... Read more
That really happened. (mgg)
A quick bit of housekeeping:
- You keep writing us asking to pledge! This is ridiculously generous. Please know that we want to do this again, and it looks like... Read more
Let's shut this down right -- chat w/ us for the next hour
That's more or less it. We're delirious (this is Melissa) and still listening to George Michael and Patti Smith and other artists with two names that you might like so... Read more
C&C Contributors, part 11: Nikola Tamindzic (part 1: shooting sex)
Nikola Tamindzic is a photographer based in New York's Lower East Side, who is also responsible for the cover of Coming & Crying. I first saw his photos on... Read more
for the next few hours, write with Melissa & Meaghan (who are 30K feet over America and in Brooklyn, respectively)
C&C Contributors, Part 10: Matthew Gallaway
Matthew Gallaway lives in Washington Heights with his three internet famous cats, Dante, Zephyr, and Elektra, his partner, Stephen, and the George Washington Bridge. Melissa and I have fallen in... Read more
C&C Contributors, Part 9: Tyler Coates
Melissa and I have been reading Tyler Coates' blog on Tumblr for years now, and like many people, have always felt like we've known him. Like I told him in... Read more
No Book Left Behind!
Meaghano, I may have only contributed what looks to be $1, but as my account was already negative $3.25 I will receive a whopping $35 overdraft fee. It was worth... Read more
I would never ask you to do anything I wouldn’t do -- about the staged reading for backers-only, in collaboration with Nikola Tamindzic (mgg)
C&C Contributors, Part 8: Tao Lin
It's a wild Saturday morning over here at Coming & Crying HQ, which today happened to be a coffee shop in Ft. Greene where Melissa and I spent the morning... Read more
C&C Contributors, part 7: Maria Diaz
Maria Diaz is a writer, professional tv watcher and tv blogger -- a lady of many sharp charms and talents, and someone I met because I asked twitter for her.... Read more
C&C Contributors, Part 5: Tess Lynch
Tess Lynch lives out in LA, grew up in New York, can currently be found on your television starring in a Crest™ Commericial (!!!), and is one of my favorite... Read more
C&C Contributors, Part 4: Lou Noble
I discovered Lou the way we discovered most of our contributors: online. His Tumblr took me to his Flickr, and soon I showed him my secret blog, and we started... Read more
C&C Contributors, Part 3: Katie West
I have never met Katie West, but I feel intimately connected to her through her writing and photography. Time and again her work reminds me why we need to do... Read more
C&C Contributors, Part Two: Matthew Lawrence
Oh, the sexual pleasure...
We love Matthew Lawrence, for lodging that phrase in our guts (and it also inspired a rather dirty betting pool re: who would document that they... Read more
C&C Contributors, Part One: Stephen Elliott
We came to writing at an earlier age, from an urge to release a scream that had stuck in our throats. Then we worked on our screams until we thought... Read more
me: (I hope you're okay with this -- I'd like to post it as a public update!)
johnreha: Of course
me: can I say the obvious?... Read more
Transparency, et al. (meaghan)
When I got to work on Monday, I came through the door with a smile usually reserved for Internet boyfriends in town for the weekend, all aglow and squealing and... Read more
early notes. (meaghan)
I remember when I bought these hideous technicolor index cards I was convinced they'd change my life.