My friends who are business people consider me an intellectual.
My intellectual friends consider me a businessman.
My conservative friends think I’m a liberal.
My liberal friends think I’m a conservative.
My Brooklyn friends find my writing commercial.
My Hollywood friends may find my writing literary.
My shy friends think that I’m outgoing.
My outgoing friends think that I’m shy.
I’m none of these things. I’m all of these things.
I read the description of the artistic personality type, abbreviated as ISFP (Introverted Sensing Feeling Perceiving), and I find myself in half of it. Not so much the other half.
On a Caribbean vacation a few years ago, I was playing in a pickup tennis game when the guy across the net asked, “What do you do? You some kind of writer?”