Don’t Worry about Slumming

One writer’s misadventures in the publishing world.

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An office at Barnes & Noble.

“You’re a perky little thing.”

That’s not a good sign.

Not everyone’s cut out for journalism.

You become a so-and-so.

MFA programs and instant regret.

Success at an MFA program means nothing.

You don’t matter as much as you thought.

Your first book tour bankrupts you.

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You decide to take a break.

You start to self-publish.

You start a blog.

You stop caring about what doesn’t matter.

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