Successes and Accomplishments Amid the Absurdity of 2020

Pride is a sin, I know. My great-grandmother reminded me of that all the time. Anytime I get ready to feel the tiniest bit proud of something, I shrink back and say, “No, it’s okay if I don’t say anything.” This year has been ridiculously absurd and strange, like some alternate reality or prequel to … More Successes and Accomplishments Amid the Absurdity of 2020

Write On, Right On

I recently came across several short stories I wrote in high school and college. I’d forgotten about most of them. My fiction writing professor at UT Austin told me the last time I saw him that I should not stop writing because as he said, “you’ve got something. That thing that can’t be named.” I … More Write On, Right On