I made it into the local paper, but...

  ...it's for my work as the president of my teacher's union.

"Central School District classified staff settles, another side eyes deal" by Aaron Newton

One of my friends and colleagues said I should have put in a plug for the novel. I wish I could have figured out a way to do that. Maybe something like,

"Gorman, a novelist with a new book coming out in November, said that he is as hopeful for the success of the next bargaining session as he is for the sales of his book. However, in both cases, he is trying to maintain realistic expectations."

Yeah, that wouldn't have been at all weird.

Image from IO articleSpeaking of weird, the picture made me look like a goblin of some kind.

I have a sinking suspicion that's not Mr. Newton's fault.