Did you get fired from your real job?
What do you write? (long pause) Oh.
Aren’t there enough books out there already?
I’m into gaming.
You should write a book about my life, it’s a bestseller for sure.
My sister reads a lot. Have you written anything she would know?
I liked your book except for the characters.
I’m gonna write someday, when I get some spare time.
Your book was…interesting.
I thought books were dead.
If you’re a writer, what kinds of off-the wall comments and questions have you heard?
Lev Raphael is the author of The Edith Wharton Murders and 24 other books in genres from memoir to historical fiction which you can find on Amazon.