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Right now, I'm reading:
On Writing by Stephen King

My favorite story of all time is:
The Salt God's Daughter

In bed I like to read:
My brain.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Too many sites, back and forth on different tabs. It's a bad habit.

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
Never having the means to satisfy my animalistic cravings for chocolate Neccos and red curry beef.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Don't give it up, for me.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Red Lemonade Remixed by Ronald Jenkees. So achingly sweet yet completely out of my grasp.

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Me, reading it without fear or embarassment.

caadam’s Latest Memoir of 37

“My poverty doesn't make me less.”

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