Tag Archives: the human condition

It’s been one year and five months since I wrote the first page of my current novel. That happened in December of 2010. Granted, that first page was more the expanding on an idea than an actual start to the thing. It came to me right after a surgery I had and I was only three weeks post op when I wrote that page. So after that, I sat on it for six months….

Do you ever feel like you’re reliving a similar experience that you’ve had before, but this time with a new twist or added element or slight or not so slight variation? It happens to me fairly often. Perhaps it’s because I carry certain past experiences so powerfully into the present. Not by choice, but because they are a part of the history of my body. They contribute to the composition of color that I…