Kristen Scharold is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn.

Read my essay in the Modern Love column of The New York Times.

Or listen to Rachel Weisz read it.

Battled the fraught task of hurling through time,
one essay a month for my thirtieth year.


"It is better to be young in your failures
than old in your successes."


"This writing that you do, that so thrills you barely audible to anyone else.