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Ms FellowWriter,

Thank you very much for answering my e-mail and I deeply appreciate your advice.

I do realize that you're just a mere mortal but you're able to do something that very few others can and so few of those do well. Perhaps writers have been devalued by culture and by proxy have devalued themselves because so many can technically write. But the ability to translate one's flapping mouth into a barely coherently readable sentence is not particularly impressive. You however have a gift that is uniquely human; it allows you to set yourself aside and create whole universes, populated with unique peoples and fully realized events. You give this crafted part of yourself to the written word for others to explore and enjoy, whilst the rest of us naked apes trek mindlessly through our concrete jungles whiling away our time reading articles written by alphabet regurgitating hacks whom copy and rewrite one another endlessly.

If it was another time, I'm sure you would have tormented yourself into learning the very rare gift of written language, then you may have joined the likes of Sappho. We wouldn't even need to reach that far into the past to see your works shelved with the likes of Emily Dickinson. But today it seems beyond unfair that your name might sit beside some frequently consumed unapologetic garbage like Fifty Shades of Grey.

Again, thank you for responding to my e-mail and thank you for your writings. I also apologist for giving into my desire to incessantly compliment you.



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