#146

One for the challenges of being a nonfiction writer is that you can’t tell half of your friends when you’ve finally gotten published. Chances are they did something stupid you spent several weeks of your time and talent judging them for it.

#25

Nine times out of ten, I love what I do. I truly do love my job.   That one time comes on the first of every month when the rent is due, and I sit plagued by the unwavering belief that everyone else is off tossing hundred dollar bills from a second story balcony of a house they can afford to own while dancing to “Just Got Paid.”