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It’s kinda cool to see people working away despite the carcinogens and whatnot. You can look back at the hindrances and say, despite them, we all did asbestos we could.

It’s also awesome to see how many people you inspire and encourage to kill you. You’re the (sacrificial?) GOAT, dude.

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Been an amazing year. Gotta find or create a storytelling night next.

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Happy anniversary to you too Chuck. Thank you for starting Plot Spoiler and producing your work. Attempting to become a consistently effective storyteller/writer is one of the most challenging endeavors. I'm sure most people here would agree that your efforts and examples have made it easier to keep going—even if in relative obscurity. Thank you.

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Sep 20, 2022·edited Sep 20, 2022

It's a huge testament of how great a teacher is when students can eventually kill them. Chuck, it'd be an absolute dream to one day "kill" you. Highly unlikely for me though. Even if I did by some miracle, I have too much reverence for you to surpass. It's like when Spongebob Squarepants once said, "It was his hat, Mr. Krabs. He was number one!" And that's you, Chuck -- number one.

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It's been the best year of my life.............

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Sep 21, 2022Liked by Chuck Palahniuk

Also, in response to the post about Peter Christopher's book coming out, I wanted to tell you that "submerging the I" is probably my favorite things I learned from you. Just that alone made me rethink how I write. So, a huge thanks to Peter for passing on such a great tool.

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Wonderful essay! I look forward to more opportunities to work with you and other fellow writers. I've learned so much this summer in Portland. See you after I get back from Tokyo.

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So, through Plot Spoiler's second year, will we find out what Samantha Deel does for an encore? I don't see her as the "settling down" type.

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Happy Anniversary to the group! Facebook algorithms directed me to it by accident, almost a year ago. It was the inciting incident that pulled me out of a deep shit hole, and set a course of good change for me. Keep it up Chuck, even if all of us kill you, you'll still die as a legend! Murderers but, not ungrateful.

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I’m always glad to hear from you. This has been so helpful. I can’t imagine what I’d be stuck on if I hadn’t encountered this substack. Btw you’re not alone. I have a 1200 page monster my heart still insists is marketable, readable and impactful. Perhaps I’ll revisit it again and clean house. Until then my favorite characters (babies) are stuck between the pages in limbo.

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Thanks Chuck. You’re the best.

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I’m coming for you, professor P. If everything goes well, in more ways than one.

Bah dum tis.

And with that, I’m gonna go stand in the corner and think about what I’ve done.

Also, hi guys. I miss all you boners very much. But I’m back on the saddle, as it were. Let’s do this.

Be well, everyone. Love you all

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Each story I get to read here and each person I get meet here have nudged my writing into a place I’d have never gotten to alone.

Thank you, Chuck. Thank you, all.

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