The challenge: 105,000 spoken words. 110 unique voices. Can I pull it off?
The request came late November. A children’s book packager reached out asking if I had to time outline, right, and research 6 nonfiction books. Oh, and by the by, could I get those done in 6 weeks? It was grueling work. I rose around 5am every morning. I worked until my various day jobs required… Continue reading Write Like You Run
The bear track halted my run. It and a string of identical cousins imprinted the sandy trail ahead of me. If I paid no attention to the crescent moons pressed by the claws, the tracks resembled a child’s delicate footprint. Rounded, plump indents. Chubby toes. The cherubic tread traveled north on the trail, the same… Continue reading My Bearings
All year, I have been training for a half marathon. My first, in fact. Not only that, my first long-distance running event since high school track, when the longest I ran was the 2-3 circles required to hurl a discus. Month after month, I logged the long miles for training. October loomed and the event… Continue reading Outcomes vs Expectations