Mario López-GoicoecheaFollowJul 1, 2021·1 min readThis irks me, though I pretend it doesn’t. The fact that my reader/friend’s first comment is to try to connect one of my rich finely-drawn characters sprung from my brilliant writerly mind with some mouth-breather in our real life always feels vaguely accusatory. Like I plagiarized from life and got caught. But what I find most irksome is that they’re now patti…It’s Not You (In My Story), It’s Me6315Duncan BirminghamThat must be pretty annoying. Nice post. Thanks.