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Eric Auld

Eric K. Auld is a writer, educator, and performer out of Boston, Massachusetts. His work has been featured in ...

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Hardworking American citizens today are just plain fed up with the general state of affairs—and why shouldn’t they be? They labor day in and day out, pouring blood, sweat, and tears into their work, only to see themselves grow poorer and their precious income vultured upon by a highly-intrusive government.

Simply put, writing is a communicative process; you, The Writer, have an audience with whom you are trying to connect on some level. It really doesn’t need to get any more complicated than that.

The main problem with adjuncting is this: the amount of work an adjunct puts in is greater than (never equal to) the college’s investment in that adjunct.

Much of the time, I’ll find a hundred faceless people waving their arms and shouting, “Hey! Down here! I’m better than this article! And you’re a real bastard!”