Marissa Lingen (mrissa) wrote,
Marissa Lingen
mrissa

And by “people,” I mean….

I was on the phone with my favorite great-aunt today, and I told her that I had been going through my stories in a particular setting, writing down a master file of who was who and who was where and who was related to which other person so that I wouldn’t contradict myself in future.


Auntie: “Oh, that’s good! Because some people get really engrossed in their reading and then get irate when there are contradictions and mistakes. And by ‘people,’ I mean your uncle.”

Me, laughing: “He’s not the only one.”

Auntie: “No, dear, but I live with your uncle.”




Originally published at Novel Gazing Redux

Tags: family, full of theories
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