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creativity, success, career

Tue, 02/08/2011 - 21:00 -- Bee

Of all the ways that writing as a profession sucks ass, the worst is dealing with the quesition "so what do you do?"

The question is hard to answer because people bring weird mixed up preconceptions to the conversation. Do I earn a living? Huh - would you ask a dental hygienist that question? Anyway: yes. Can you find my books in bookstores? Um. Well. Yes.

Books are often found in bookstores.

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Appropriate

Wed, 11/03/2010 - 21:00 -- Bee

Now that I own a table, I can throw dinner parties! Though the guest list is strictly limited by the number of chairs. And forks.

In other news, I surfaced from unpacking only long enough to take note of the fact that Stephen Fry claims women do not like sex. Or to be more specific, that they do not typically engage in cottaging. Translation: picking up strangers for anonymous encounters, often conducted in shrubbery or (historically) public restrooms.

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