It has not been uncommon for me, in these past few months of constant writing, to generate an idea that I love, but that is not at all suitable for advancing my career. Like this one, they only belong on the blog.
theninjadon.blogpost.com: where fun ideas that wouldn't advance my career come to die.
Here's my latest well-deserved act of self-censorship:
"I'd like to start a discussion about potential research projects, about how your lab is organized, and about my many, many skills and qualifications."It really would have fit well in that letter, if only I wasn't actually trying to get the job.