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comics bone stupid stupid rat creatures

his hair was perfect

[15:05] matociquala: I think I want to found a new subgenre
[15:06] matociquala: we will call it "contemporary fantasy novels in which people have to hold down jobs."
[15:06] leahbobet: ooh, I'm in.
[15:06] leahbobet: Toronto Book has jobs.
[15:06] matociquala: Hee
[15:06] leahbobet: And people losing them!
[15:07] leahbobet: "Because nobody will actually pay you for sleeping with werewolves."

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Flip!
Gold.
You mean...hunting and shagging the undead doesn't come with health insurance or a 401k plan?

My life ambitions are crushed. *sniffle sniffle*.
Mine too.
Evidence suggests they'll pay you for *writing about* sleeping with werewolves, though......
Oh, of course: fiction about people who sleep with werewolves while supporting themselves by writing fiction about people who…
I would so read that.
YES!
According to "Questionable Content", simply mentioning the idea means that if there wasn't before, then there is now websites and a fervent fandom devoted to the idea. I think it's a quantum observer thing.
*Picks up phone at work*
Arrooooooooo!!! PANTPANTPANT
I told you not to call me at work! *hang up*

Perhaps something like MIB II's post office?
FUN! (now I skitter off to write it down, probably while on reg at...the bookstore I work at.)
"Double meat is double sweet!"

already out there

Nearly everyone in Charles deLint stories either has a job (or multiple jobs), or is homeless (and, frequently, still working.)
Hahahaha. Excellent!
Brilliant.

I'd like to meet his tailor

Yeah. Leaving Anita Blake ENTIRELY out of this, I also could never figure how Eddi and the Fey brought in enough gig money for her to pay her rent.
No, that would be streatching "suspension of disbelief" past the breaking point. It will never sell.
"Before saving world: chop wood, carry water.
After saving world: chop wood, carry water."
Maintenance. The world is full of it.
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