It came from N. R. Lambert

N. R. Lambert’s story “Business as Usual” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 13 January 2017. I started writing “Business As Usual” in 2015. I wish I could remember exactly which of the many horrific gun-related incidents that year first planted the seed of this story in my mind. It would mean that these events occurred rarely enough to stand out from each other. Unfortunately, each day in America, an average of 93 people are…

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Business as Usual – N. R. Lambert

“Thank you for registering with NamMo.com, America’s #1 personalized munitions retailer…” The message arrived at 8:46 a.m. Andy was fixing his coffee for the drive to work when the alert dinged. He finished stirring and sat at the counter before flipping open his hybrid and tapping the tablet’s screen. “Thank you for registering with NamMo.com, America’s #1 personalized munitions retailer. As required by Section 80166 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of…

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A question for N. R. Lambert

Q: What’s a genre you’d like to write, but don’t or can’t?

A: I love reading biographies, but (to date) it is one of the few genres that doesn’t appeal to me as a writer. As someone who often falls down deep wikiholes chasing answers to even the most innocuous questions, I think I’d become utterly lost in the sheer volume of research required to write a biography (and do it well). As with Scotch, Key lime pie, and graphic design, this is a case where I’d much rather sit back and enjoy the fruits of someone else’s labor.


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About N. R. Lambert

N.R. Lambert grew up in the most frequently disparaged borough of New York City before escaping to Queens, which she now proudly calls home with her family and two saucy cats. After a brief stint in the hotel industry, she found her people in Booktown and hasn’t left since.

www.nancyrlambert.com


N. R. Lambert’s story “Business as Usual” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 13 January 2017. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.