In 1996, I wrote a letter to the tooth fairy.
In the letter, I explained why twenty-five cents per tooth was no longer competitive pricing. I cited inflation rates and some dubious peer surveys. I was seven, and the letter worked. From then on, I found crisp one-dollar bills under my pillow, and a persuasive writer was born.
When I'm not helping people craft compelling stories, I like to grow gourmet mushrooms, cut up old magazines, and build things out of wood.
I use they/them pronouns—thanks!
Photo: Michael Farina
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