Phew, it’s been a busy couple of weeks. We’re up to almost twenty hours of daylight here in Anchorage and sleep has become impossible. Even with blackout curtains over the bedroom windows, my mind still knows that it’s light outside and won’t turn off. I lie in bed each night, my body exhausted while my… Read More A rejection and a publication
Last week I became sick. It hit quickly and suddenly. One minute I was running trails with my partner and the dog and the next sharp pains rammed my head. I finished the run (I always finish my runs–why can’t I be as proficient with my writing?) and spent the night shivering and sweating in… Read More A few odd and wonderful books (including “Eating Bull”)
So much light! We’re presently up to almost fifteen (15!) hours of daylight up here in Anchorage, and we’re gaining a giddy five minutes a day. Soon it will be light past midnight and we’ll be out hiking and biking all hours of the night and then dragging ourselves around in an exhausted heap during… Read More Longer days, and I’m loving this book
A few days ago I went to the library, sat in the Alaska section with the first 100 pages of my novel rewrite, and got to work. It was a rainy and cloudy day, and I sat by a window that overlooks a park (the grass all smeary with duck poop), and as I sipped… Read More Third person or first person? Damned if I know.