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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-03-06 05:31
Subject: [writing] Top Ten Reasons Why I Write Science Fiction
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Tags:funny, personal, writing
10. Don't have to shower as often.
9. So you don't have to.
8. Get to be seen in the same room as scalzi from time to time.
7. Geek cred.
6. The hip wardrobe.
5. Read Dhalgren in sixth grade, scarred for life.
4. Get to be seen in the same room as maryrobinette from time to time.
3. International fame and fabulous fortune.
2. Because it's cool.
1. What else is there to life?

Originally published at jlake.com.

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bondo_ba
User: bondo_ba
Date: 2009-03-06 14:06 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
LOL. Good genre top ten (I especially enjoyed number 5 - weren't we all?). There's another top reasons for being a genre writer that you might enjoy (it's different and a bit strange, but funny in its way):
http://baronhieronymous.wordpress.com/2009/02/22/the-benefits-of-being-a-genre-writer/
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