UPDATE: OK, I have seen The Artist now and I want it to win. I also would like Midnight in Paris to win for Best Screenplay… While I still agree with this editorial, I still want to root for my favorite. Somehow I will have to find a way to look at myself in the mirror again.
Oh, I’ve won some writing awards (it’s the reason why my books MY PROBLEM WITH DOORS and MEGAN were published- they were both honored in a writing competition), and was very grateful, but it still feels odd to me. I have no problem telling someone that a story they have is great, for example, or another writer that their story needs work, but to say one is better than the other… there is that queasy feeling again.
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