It was not the firing itself that was so upsetting, but rather the attempt to make me feel better by saying "You're very good at creative writring, but this isn't creative writing." Only--"creative writing" was said so dismissively that I felt like launching myself across the desk and slapping someone in the face.
No friends (right here).
New play=half finished.
Glass of water=half full.
And it's going to be be a beautiful weekend.