The Golden Twin

The posting of Sigrid Undset’s photos on the blog and social media has had an unpredictable and quite unwelcome effect. People are now asking me if I’m sure I don’t have literary talent and whether I think it’s possible I’d get a Nobel Prize.

Now I feel like I’m not living up to expectations, or something. It’s like, hey, you look exactly the same, so how come you are not talented and she is?

It often happens with twins that one is assigned the role of the golden child while the other one never fully lives up. So I’m like that ne’er-do-well twin all of a sudden.

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