- Aug 26, 2014
Ah yes. A classic deflection/reflection strategy. I employ that too.Ah, yes. I've learned to come up with something quick and punchy for my WIP if I know I'll be in public and might be asked about what I'm writing. Something designed to stop a conversation in its tracks, so I can turn it around and ask a similarly nosy question of the other person in response. Thankfully, I mostly socialise with scientists, and research is a bit like writing--never going as well as they would like (So, last I heard you were working on the spread of invasive Phormium; have you managed to get funding for that research yet?) Pretty soon, we're safely discussing the weather.