One of my friends, a writer with a lot of gifts, who has received some good recognition — she has published well over 20 books and received awards — said she was quitting the other day. She said she had re-entered the corporate world, and needed to provide for her ailing mother and her own future/retirement. She said she was enjoying corporate life. A paycheck does not suck.

Every time I see one of these things shared so much on Medium: there’s really very little here — why is this post promoted so much? I wonder. Why don’t I just go fucking work at Starbucks or the supermarket. Why don’t I just move to the Slabs? Why don’t I just quit?


Thanks for the connection.

According to Harlan Ellison and my grandmother, “You’ll go far Amy, because you have heart.” Author of 40 books, former exec., Nebula Award nominee, Poor.

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