After Twenty Years
You'll never understand the workings of interest rates, but over
time—notice how you don't have kids with which to bother, or a
spouse, seeing as you've been slightly focused on your work—your
savings will grow and grow and grow. You'll get more book deals, and
a chance to leave the trailer in order to speak to people at
colleges. They'll pay you more money than the magazines, somehow.
And you'll speak at writers' conferences, even though you never even
attended one over the years.
You never attended because A) they cost way too much money; and
B) you wrote over that time instead of talked about writing.
Via Hacker News,
TO WRITE STORIES … and lose weight, clean up the environment, and
make a million dollars.
It sounds like good advice, and it's certainly a shorter read than Stephen King's On
I just didn't realize writing involved picking up so many aluminum
I'll have to ask my friend Hoade
about that …
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