Now he’s a full-time writer.

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Morning sunlight crashes through the dirty windowpane

He sits at his workstation

He was forced into early retirement to save his apartment

No one wanted someone 60 with an MFA in fiction writing

It’s okay

With social security

A small pension

And Triond earnings

He survives

He writes

The End

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  • suhail on Nov 21, 2010

    wow .. triond earnings are mentioned there … amazing :)

  • Analyst on Nov 21, 2010

    Great job and now is the time to make this happen! Looking forward to seeing you excel at this!

  • Joseph Maynard Acallar on Nov 21, 2010

    great!

  • Suni51 on Nov 21, 2010

    deep and meaning ful.

  • Videomark on Nov 21, 2010

    I hope he is not depending on his Triond earnings.

  • Jimmy Shilaho on Nov 21, 2010

    Very encouraging. I also do a million other things apart from writing but find the Triond income substantial enough not to be ignored.

  • Uma Shankari on Nov 21, 2010

    Good luck.

  • Joseph Parks on Nov 21, 2010

    wow! Hopefully he can get his triond earnings way up to live better. More writing = more pay right? Good work Guy. Keep it up.

  • Val Mills on Nov 21, 2010

    Finding employment over the age of 40 is a challenge for many. Keep writing Guy.

  • dinthedarling on Nov 21, 2010

    This is great.
    Your writing is precise and concise. You’ve just injected more zest into me. Now I don’t only hope but believe that I too can make ends meet here on Triond. Keep writing such encouraging stuff.

    Thanks Guy!

  • LoveDoctor on Nov 21, 2010

    This reminded me of the song Living on the Edge by Aerosmith. Yeah I’m living on the edge and I got nothing to lose so I keep my motor running all through this endless summer night… The extra income on Triond does make a difference.

  • albert1jemi on Nov 21, 2010

    great share

  • PR Mace on Nov 21, 2010

    My brother just had to retire early because he was laid off at 61 and couldn\’t find a job. Keep writing you can make some money on Triond, I have finally started getting a check at least every 2 months.

  • PSingh1990 on Nov 22, 2010

    Nice Share.

    :-)

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