Sunday, February 27, 2005

Excerpts from BNC lecture

After extensive research, i have uncovered

Five good things about being a writer
1. Publicity
2. Occasional job satisfaction
3. Moral ground
4. Free copies of own book at time of publication
5. Free food

Five bad things about being a writer
1. Abject poverty
2. Obesity
3. Personality disorders
4. Loneliness and desparation
5. Supreme insignificance



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8:11 PM  
Blogger Jayantika Ganguly said...

Oh,'s not that Great-Uncle was a writer; he did pretty well (heard of Tenida?) Look at John'll be a millionaire soon (I'm prophesying as an oracular reader)...obesity...well, "weight is great" unless you plan to participate in a beauty contest...for the rest of the things...well...that's not only for writers; everyone decent, some time or the other, goes through it...

8:31 AM  

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