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Writing on Demand

Posted by on Mar 28, 2012 in Archive | 0 comments

Writing on Demand

Sometimes I’m offered a “project,” an assignment, which I accept. I admit my collusion. But something feels amiss from the beginning. The word “project” for one. My soul has an ambiguous relationship with projects. I like them because they give me something to start with. I can think of it as an assignment in English class. I used to love essay assignments. They would bring out the competitiveness in me. I would start out to write the best damn essay on earth. Sometimes I’d write a really good one and the teacher would hold it up to the class and tell them why it was good. I would...

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