I’ve got mailbox money!
Library Journal finally paid me for the piece I wrote for them. Time elapsed from commission to compensation: 18 months.
Ah, the joys of freelancing.
I’m being only a little sarcastic; I would take just about any assignment going, and for a pittance. What I possess in skill, I lack in shame. Both of these attributes are, moreover, dwarfed by my propensity towards hustle.