Good things! Good things, dear readers (and I know there are one or two of you). My 2019 word of the year is “focus.” Focusing on the memoir revisions I started this time last year, I have gathered drafts and stray bits from multiple hard drives and file boxes, merging and rewriting material that has seen two cross-country moves involving a total of four moves counting temporary housing, the death of my father, and the completion of my MFA.
Last summer, reaching the completion of the prognosis period my doctors outlined for my recovery, I was finally ready to revisit those files again. The result? I’m winding my way towards a draft that’s beginning to match my original vision for the project.Read More