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“It’s my talent that has been discovered”

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“So now I’m really-really-really a writer.”

“You’re Mack.”

“No. I’m Macknificent!”

“You’re pulling my leg, aren’t you?”

“I couldn’t help thinking this after reading this letter.”

“That you’re really-really-really a writer?”

“Yes. I repeat the word to myself as a kind of training in order to learn it.”

“Wait. How can something in that letter on the table make you think you’re a writer?”

“I can only say that from now on it will be important for myself to take myself seriously as a professional in literature. See!”

“You’ve been admitted to a writing school?”

“It’s my talent that has been discovered.”

“Where?”

“In the 25 pages I submitted, you lousy bungler.”

“And now you work with yourself and the author identity?”

“Correct. The recognition of my ego.”

“Listen to me. That is dangerous. You sound like a would-be philosopher.”

“I’m standing on a wonderful road that you just can’t see.”

“Is it paved?”

“It’s blue and golden.”

»Golden and blue? Nonsense!”

“I’m fortified! Ready. I’m brilliant! ”

“You’re brilliant!”

“I’m brilliant!”






(The articles at The Other Newspaper are fictitious. The purpose of The Other Newspaper is to give the public a new, disturbing and humorous reflection of the way we consume news on traditional media and posts on the social media that make the recipient question whether the world needs to change and whether one can live online.)

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Morten Hjerl-Hansen (born 15. June 1973) is a danish blogger born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. I lived for the first 19 years of my life in a liberal-minded, literary and academic home in North Zealand. My mother is a psychiatrist and my father is a chemical engineer. I have two siblings. Throughout childhood, "I invented near-useless things almost every day" and told my siblings "fairy tales" where they themselves were the protagonists. In 1986, I visited Houston in the United States with my family on a stay that spanned three and a half months. I started programming in 1986 and made approx. 20 major projects until I "lost the ability" in 2018. Student from N. Zahles High School 1992. Ry College 1993. Read theology 1993-1994 in Aarhus. Read philosophy 1995-2000 in Linköping, Lund and Copenhagen. Worked as Java programmer 2000 and 2001. Participated in numerous poetry readings in Copenhagen 2002-2007. Got a psychosis in 2007 "which took about 10 years to recover". Married to Else Andersen in 2010 and resides in Asnaes, Denmark. Father in 2014. Has written The Other Newspaper daily in Danish and English daily since 2013. The Other Newspaper has 2 million unique page readings at the beginning of 2020.