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ON BEING A RAT - Second Edition: And Other Observations Chila Woychik

ON BEING A RAT - Second Edition: And Other Observations

Chila Woychik

Published December 19th 2013
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Kindle Edition
160 pages
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 About the Book 

I would take three lifetimes, please. One to read every great book I could find- one to live, love, and gain vast experience with each- and one to write. Halfway through the third, I may actually begin to understand the writing process...Writing isMoreI would take three lifetimes, please. One to read every great book I could find- one to live, love, and gain vast experience with each- and one to write. Halfway through the third, I may actually begin to understand the writing process...Writing is a universe to explore, a star system to categorize, a new moon to make love under.Much is metaphorical here—not as it seems. It’s written for writing’s sake, as if I were to say, “Let me tell you I’m dying.” Well of course I am. So are you. But I digress.I’m a rat. I used to believe in the Golden Rule but now question it. It’s too easy to be snarky at those who are snarky toward me. I like how it feels—the yellow cheese giving way between pointed teeth. My tail begins to twitch.Today was a total waste of time. Last night’s writing marathon forced a day of recovery. I run then rest, run then rest- today was rest. I lived my day sucking carbs of couch-time and brainless movies. At least I could relate to Rose’s sense of adventure and Harriet Jones’ wacky determination and ingrained sense of responsibility. I can stomach the Tardis when my heroines are in place.This isn’t a religious book though I mention God- not a medical advisory though I speak of pain. It’s a circus, a mortuary, a grade school, a limousine ride. Will it be worth the paper it’s printed on or the screen you hold in your hand? I just hope you remember it next week....[A December 2011 Reviewers Choice Book Selection, Bethany Cox, Managing Editor, Midwest Book Review.]