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Monday, December 22, 2008

Top 7 Awesome Things About Being A Writer In a Bad Economy

Ramen, My Ramen by Tricia Grissom
7.  We already consider ramen noodles a food group.

6. We understand life is unfair. After all, Joe the Plumber has a book deal.

5. Words are free and can earn us money.

4. Auto company bailouts, bank failures, Barak Obama's funny eyebrows - it's all just writing material.

3. My memoir on being broke and evicted that nets me a spot on the New York Times bestseller list.

2. What do you mean everything's hopelessly difficult in the publishing industry economy, and we'll never get published another job? You've shocked our delicate sensibilities.
 
1. We've already been laid off, rejected, and underpaid. Bring it on.

5 comments:

K9friend said...

Tee-hee! Isn't that the truth, though!

Tricia Grissom said...

Amen, sister.

Virginia said...

Oh, so true....

Margo Dill said...

Hey Tricia,
I've awarded your blog THE BUTTERFLY AWARD. Check it out at my blog on December 26th post. http://margodill.com/blog/

roller coaster teacher said...

Haha! On that note, happy new year, Tricia!