"Do you think writers are fundamentally lonely people, who can never have enough sense that people are listening to them?" mused J. "I can imagine this ultimate thing where the writer is on a stage surrounded by hundreds of people, all reading the writer's book, until the writer becomes sort of bathed in this intense blue light, vibrating, feeling like all these people are finally listening..."
"Is it that rough, being married to me?" I joked. "The thing is, I could finish my book and get it published and receive five comments, and that's it. For me, I really don't think writing is about being listened to as much as it's about exchange and communicating..."
"Yeah. That's why bloggers are like the ultimate lonely writer...they've figured it out..."