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WHY?

“Why are you writing, Adam?”, asked the reporter, smiling as if adoring him was a sign of her superiority as a sensitive intelectual human being, kin to him and aware of all things artistic or transcendental. Her legs were great, obviously. Adam was tired of talk shows. “Why do you report, Marjorie?”, he replied. She […]

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Personal | Pessoal

ON BEING AN AUTHOR

The greatest problem of an author is not running out of ideas. It is running out of money. Worse, it is not making a dime with each oeuvre. One works to death for the void, finding no audience, and no payment. When finding an audience, there’s still no payment. Here I am blogging, to keep […]

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Personal | Pessoal

BLOGGING PROPERLY

I wish I knew how to blog properly. I am talking about making money with it, obviously. As far as I can tell, there are two major kinds of blogs: the How To blogs and the Look At Me blogs. Both can promote services. Internet gurus say money is on the first kind of blogs, […]

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Personal | Pessoal

The Toxicity Of The Search For Success

I’ve been killing my imagination for quite a long time. My concern on money and approval is the poison I use. It is quite effective. Money takes your brain to invest energies on tasks that have nothing to do with your creative work, such as keeping or looking for a job. Approval forces you to […]