Yes! This. This is such a silly self-involved conversation that the writers seem to behaving with themselves. And I'm this market. I'm a Millenial writer, who wants a book. (Join the club, folks!) But really, it's a false dichotomy, truly. I feel like it's all hand wringing and lamenting. Spare me. Give me a good story. Also, I think it carefully weeds out all the good writing that happens in the middle. But I do love the Emily Gould essay.
@queenofbithynia why do I suspect that "roll of quarters" is an euphemism?
Do you accept awkwardly enthusiastic women in their late 20s with bad skin, a baby and boobs that won't quit? Just asking...for a friend.
This is what I want to be when I grow up.
What does it mean if I had Kirsten, but then 2 years later Felicity came out and I was bitter and jealous? I wanted Felicity.
Why has apartment therapy never featured my DIY pornographic decoupage nightstand?