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Sometimes You Lose All the Time

Comics About Writing

Vain, self-obsessed, grasping ... filled with corroding AA batteries and overcooked butternut squash ... writers are truly terrible people. *Fact.*

Soft cover, 5 x 8 inches, full-colour throughout.

I belong to a Facebook group called Bitter Writers. It's a group where members complain about the writing life and openly question their decision to write. But instead of reporting in on being treated badly (newsflash: it goes on and on, forever), I use the group as more of a forum for ridiculing writers themselves, their extreme narcissism and inverted infernos of self-loathing.

And so: this little book is fifty pages of captioned comics about writers and writers ... about irrational patterns of unhinged, hysterical behaviour and the self-inflicted psychological carnage that ensues. In pulp and motivational poster form!

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, well on the way to pickling himself to death

"But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated."
― Ernest Hemingway, just before he pulled the trigger

“Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it. ”
― Edna St. Vincent Millay, just finishing her eighth drink of the morning

Every copy comes with a work of library card art –– perfect as a bookmark.

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