The Little Book of Big Excuses: More Strategies and Techniques for Faking It
Never, ever, ever again will you want for an excuse for not
writing, calling, or emailing. Fake communication breakdowns make
for fail-safe excuses for a myriad of "don't wanna"s
and "didn't do it"s. "All's Fair in
Love," excuses for not calling, not going on the second date,
forgetting the birthday or anniversary of the one you love. Plus
how to retreat with remorse, even from the altar steps. Here's
a hint: You could have your mother or your manager phone it in,
which is what Julia Roberts did.
Ellie Bishop is the nom de plume of one of her generations best excuse makers. This book is a sequel to her bestselling first effort, The Sick Day Handbook. She has recently moved to Brooklyn, NY, where she has fulfilled her dream of a most-of-the-time work-from-home freelancer.