Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

Internal Debate

A. I've been thinking about this for ages and I think the time has finally come to spill the beans on...

B. Hold it a moment. Are you talking about someone your readers will have heard of?

A. Erm...

B. Because if you're going to talk about George Osborne or someone like that it could be interesting, but if you're just working off a private grudge...

A. But ...

B. Bor-ring...

A. I can make it entertaining. Look, only this evening....

B. Is this likely to be read by the person you're attacking?

A. Most unlikely- though I suppose it could get back to them...

B. You willing to risk that?

A. If necessary.

B. If necessary? What's necessary about any of this?  You're just being spiteful. God only knows what damage you'll do.

A. No, but...

B. Shut it, boy. Just shut it.
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