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lil  ·  1801 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: So you want to be a writer - by Charles Bukowski

  "don’t be dull and boring and
  pretentious, don’t be consumed with self-
  love."
Pretentiousness is probably a matter of interpretation: one of the recently mentioned on hubski cognitive biases.

And self-fucking-love -- yes, we shouldn't be "consumed" by it -- but we do love our words, especially when they make us laugh out loud.

You don't have to take his opinion about anything. He was a suicidal sot. I guess you missed this last week.

Glad to hear you are up [edit] and about again, spinal tap notwithstanding. I was so scared when I had to get a spinal tap... if the doctor taps a millimeter away from the mark. . .





user-inactivated  ·  1801 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's all good.

He wouldn't let me see the needle though

lil  ·  1801 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Don't -- I repeat -- don't look up "spinal tap needle" on Google images.