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September 08, 2005


Robert Gregory Browne

My wife long ago realized she was a sharing her house and bed with a man possessed. She doesn't complain much about it, but maybe the less she sees of me, the better... :)

It isn't quantity, it's quality, right?

Keith Snyder

In my experience, there's no such thing as balance. There's just not giving up.


This is an important issue that I've been obsessing about lately. Being married is one thing, but add to the mix a newborn or toddler, and whoa, it gets real complicated, especially if you are the main caregiver. Katy Munger's website is helpful, and so is Sujata Massey's. Katy recommends against taking on multi-book contracts during the early years of the kid's life. Meanwhile, I've been dipping into Virginia Woolf's "A Room of One's Own" again, in which she states, "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." Sure, this was written in 1928, but I think it still has relevance for probably both men and women in the 21st century.

Dave White

Jeez, I read all these things and just get more depressed. Heh.

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