I love you, but I’ll hate your book

In the first installment of a new series, Ask Your Fellow Lit Geeks (that’s you guys), “Fearful in Florida” writes:

Are you friends with any writers who make their living writing shit you don’t ever want to have to read? If so, how do you reconcile that?

This woman. I enjoy talking with her quite a bit, but…. I’m at this point where I don’t think I can talk to her about writing anymore without making the effort to read one of those damned books, and, WHOA, dunwanna!

If you have advice for Fearful, or questions of your own, write to litgeekbrigade at maudnewton.com.


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