This year seemed to be normal year: happily married with a stable job. But Ericsson and the telecommunication industry in Colombia suffered a back-draw. By may, Chlewey was made redundant (which sounds a little better than to say he was fired). A personnel cut off affected Chlewey who become unemployed.
After some frustrating time trying to get a job, Chlewey became a teacher for the University that had previously supported him in the Math Olympiads: Universidad Antonio Nariño.
On the field of literature; well, as it became a pattern from 1998, Internet and Usenet took care of most expression needs.