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Illustration: Andrea Chronopoulos

You vs. Your Inbox

It’s Fine to Have 77,000 Unread Emails

II first realized my inbox was becoming a problem when I missed an acceptance from an editor I’d never worked with before. It was pretty embarrassing to send a groveling apology six weeks after the fact, explaining that her message had…



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Rachel Kramer Bussel

Writer on books, culture, and sex. Editor of Best Women’s Erotica of the Year series. Written for New York Times, Salon, CNN and more.