Everything

I reviewed Everything Was Fine Until Whatever. I agonized over this review. It is clear that Ms. Martin has talent, but this book did not seem to display it. I was not moved and did not care for the effort. I always feel like an ass giving a negative review. Sometimes I hate reviewing books.

Over at my favorite HTML Giant Sam Pink asked a question about editors. The comments have turned into a firestorm about Lee Klein and Eyeshot (which sadly may be going away). Take part here.

I had whiskey for lunch and am having beer for supper.

Is it wrong to pay for sex? I mean, even if she’s a friend and needs the money? Weigh in.

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  1. that last question is a good one. my first thought was ‘just give her the money’ but then i thought, rather quickly, ‘if she’s offering sex for money, then heck..just agree on a price for whatever acts and make a deal’

    then i thought, i was born into the wrong gendered body.

    and then i felt shame and confusion with a hint of disgust

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    • Hell, I offered to just give her the money, but she thinks that would be charity and wont have it.

      How does one say no to sex from an attractive girl? I don’t think a sane person would.

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  2. how come i never get any of these sorts of dilemnas???

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    • Hanging with the wrong crowd? I hear publishers deal with this sort of thing all the time.

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  3. ha!

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  4. Nice review, Nathan, which reflects some of my own thoughts. I’m glad you were comfortable enough to relay your honest opinion.

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    • Thank you. I always agonize over negative reviews of small press writers, but I have to stay true to myself or I’m useless as a reviewer.

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