Or why I'm so bad at making up titles
Sometimes things just need to be written. And then sometimes they just need to be deleted. It turns out the important part was the catharsis of just thinking it through and getting it out. Purging, I guess. What I was thinking while reading this essay is that one of the things I enjoy so much about your writing is that it touches on common experiences, even ones that we don't know are common experiences, like what makes some jokes funny. Hey, that happened to me too! We are all more or less neurotic and mixed up. It's nice to be reminded that we're not the only one. Cheers April!
These pieces about the writing process and coming to insight when things don’t go as planned are so valuable. It’s showing how your mind copes and makes something new of what ends up happening. I’d say it’s a whole sub-genre of creative nonfiction.
Can’t wait for next week! And I’m holding on to that concept of “falling into” photos… love that