I've always known this about music—you can learn a song so that you get to listen to it when you play it, the way that people did before recorded music. But I never thought of writing a story for myself in that same way
There's probably a take in here somewhere about how we tend to reserve our creative efforts for public consumption, either by monetizing our hobbies or providing grist for the social media mill, instead of turning them inwards…but instead of writing that take I'm going to write a short story that none of you will ever see so I can enjoy it in three months when I forget what it says
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