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seechellewrite

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Editing = numb bum disease
Posted: Apr 12, 2012 8:00 PM
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I'm going to walk around for awhile.
42rthomas

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Posted: Apr 12, 2012 8:05 PM   in response to: seechellewrite in response to: seechellewrite
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streeeeetch........then do jumping jacks. Gets the blood flowing again. That or a beer.
seechellewrite

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Re: Editing = numb bum disease
Posted: Apr 13, 2012 6:11 AM   in response to: seechellewrite in response to: seechellewrite
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How am I ever going to make it as a writer since I don't drink?

Good thing there's chocolate.
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Posted: Apr 13, 2012 6:47 AM   in response to: seechellewrite in response to: seechellewrite
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Since you like chocolate, you could always make brownies :)
lorddog46

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Posted: Apr 13, 2012 6:51 AM   in response to: seechellewrite in response to: seechellewrite
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You go! Chocolate is the source of all truth and wisdom.

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diamondlifestyle

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Posted: Apr 13, 2012 7:31 AM   in response to: lorddog46 in response to: lorddog46
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Who told you???? That's classified information!

Personally I think to be a writer, one needs to cultivate a certain persona. I'm stuck somewhere between the starving artiste who lives in a garrett, chain-smokes and drinks cheap wine, and the fat woman who lives with a hundred cats (substitute for dogs, in my case) and eats nothing but chocolate.
punchygonzales

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Re: Editing = numb bum disease
Posted: Apr 13, 2012 10:07 AM   in response to: seechellewrite in response to: seechellewrite
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"How am I ever going to make it as a writer since I don't drink?"

That's only one of the four time honored traditions of great writers. You can also grow a beard, smoke a pipe, or become a recluse. All four in tandom are the real ticket though. But you still won't sell in great numbers until they find you floating face down in a culvert.
seechellewrite

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Posted: Apr 13, 2012 11:05 AM   in response to: punchygonzales in response to: punchygonzales
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That's only one of the four time honored traditions
of great writers. You can also grow a beard, smoke a
pipe, or become a recluse. All four in tandom are the
real ticket though. But you still won't sell in great
numbers until they find you floating face down in a
culvert.

I hope I can break the stereotype then. I'm not willing to do any of those things to make it. My husband would also appreciate it if I avoided them all - especially the beard.

I sure don't look like an author when I'm in the grocery store - screaming kids, five gallons of milk, unwashed hair, and who knows what slimed across the front of my shirt. If you look close though, I always have some dark chocolate caramel pecan clusters in the cart as well. It's the only thing that gives me away.
sbin59

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Re: Editing = numb bum disease
Posted: Apr 13, 2012 11:06 AM   in response to: dale2118 in response to: dale2118
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"Since you like chocolate, you could always make brownies "

Maybe to go with some chocolate flavored beer! ;) Or maybe we could put the brownies in the beer? That doesn't sound very good, does it? :P

I know, chocolate flavored wine! This would be much better.

Punchy, I think I could manage the recluse bit and maybe even the pipe...so how about three out of four? Will that work? ;)

sbin59
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Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:52 PM   in response to: seechellewrite in response to: seechellewrite
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I first grew out my beard when I was nineteen. My mother was a very religious woman, so I told her I was trying to be more like Jesus. She looked me up and down a second and relplied, "So why do you look like Hemingway?" I knew then I was destined to one day live the miserable life of a writer.

sbin59,

Conratulations! You're in the club. I shall send out your secret decoder ring forthwith!
saxon21

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Posted: Apr 13, 2012 2:29 PM   in response to: diamondlifestyle in response to: diamondlifestyle
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If you have a hundred head of cat you're no longer qualified to be the weird lady up the street...you're a rancher.
saxon21

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Posted: Apr 13, 2012 2:32 PM   in response to: punchygonzales in response to: punchygonzales
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Would face down in a bag of hershey chocolates qualify?
punchygonzales

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Posted: Apr 13, 2012 2:51 PM   in response to: saxon21 in response to: saxon21
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Women seem to take the short-cut to their Hemingway bellies by way of chocolate. For men it's strictly pizza, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravey, and beer. I like to think we come by our writer's bump more naturally!
diamondlifestyle

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Posted: Apr 13, 2012 3:07 PM   in response to: saxon21 in response to: saxon21
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lol a pussy rancher... I might claim that as a job title ;-)
tracihilton

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Re: Editing = numb bum disease
Posted: Apr 13, 2012 5:17 PM   in response to: diamondlifestyle in response to: diamondlifestyle
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groan Terrible pun. ; P

I think we female writers need to wear glasses, have listless hair, take on male pen names, and wear menswear inspired clothes (ah, Annie Hall, I love you!) and live in a garret.

Unless you write in my genre (ahem Chelle, that includes you) and then I THINK we are supposed to have REALLY big hair, a Texas accent, a floral themed blog, cute little dogs (I've go one of those at least!) and impeccable fingernails. I fail on all but the dog. Maybe I should switch genres...

Back to numb bum...oy. Me too. But you now, it's worth it for the art. ; P

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