The Ten Most Frequent Responses to the Phrase “I write.”

1. “Something something something J.K. ROWLING something something something STEPHEN KING something something something BESTSELLER.”

2. “Did you know publishing is actually dead?”

3. “Why don’t you self publish? I mean The Martian is a movie!”

4. “Oh, I started writing a book once.”

5. “Who reads books anymore?”

6. “So, what’s your real career plan?”

7. “How do you afford anything?”

8. “Just write YA. They’ll publish anything for teens these days.”

9. “Will you read my (something that has never been revised)?”

10. “I’ll totally buy your book!” (levels of sarcasm vary)

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Author: authorialfuries

A literary dragon hoarding words like treasures.

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