I know, I've been away. For months. There is a saying out in the world, often attributed to either the Irish or Woody Allen interchangeably, but the origin makes it no less profound. If you want to make god laugh, make a plan. I started out this year with a plan. I was fresh … More I’ve been gone, making the gods laugh
I've been trying for months to find the right words, but none can describe David. Suffice it to say, if I had to choose one person I know—one being in all creation—that the world could not do without, it would be him. David Fetzer, my friend. He died last December. I don't know when I … More A Short Biography of Grief, and a request for help
Last night I finished the first of my two novels for this November. It flowed easily, as many of the projects I care the least about do. But that is a good deal of the point NaNoWriMo teaches us, to let go and realize that somehow we find the end anyway, and the less we … More Eleven Down, One (two) To Go! With rambling.
Day 5: 8,730 of 50,000 words I’m sorry I have been scarce this week. For my absence I have two excuses: one valid, and one that’s not. The first excuse is that I managed to burn my hand rather badly. The second is that blogging is kind of scary right now. I’ll explain: Starting where … More Excuses, Pain, Moving On