I’m Batman

One of my oldest friends - a man who has the infuriating habit of knowing me all too well - asked me a terrible question on the weekend: if you could choose to be a published author, or if you could choose to be excel in your current career, which would you rather have? This is a dangerous thing to ask me right now. I'm in a period of upheaval, where my job is not satisfying me the way it should but is satisfyingly paying the bills. On the other hand, my writing is a quiet joy to me, with no strings and no pressure. It is not putting food on the table, therefore it doesn't matter whether I'm writing Shakespeare or Dan Brown. And this brings me to the crux of the matter - I want to be Batman. Batman saves people, and Bruce Wayne saves people, and it all works out quite nicely for him (we'll ignore for the moment that...
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