Daily Archives: August 4, 2008


As an experiment in writing, I wrote one line of a conversation I pretended to have between two fictional characters that isn’t actually in a story.  I just wanted to use it at some point in the future.  Then I did the editing.  But as a twist, I did not actually delete the original line I wrote.  Instead, I wrote and rewrote the line until I was happy (for relative values of “happy”) with the finished sentence.


So in the end, we cannot sit around and wait for deities to descend from the celestial reaches, surrounded by angelic choirs. We have to settle for the love of human beings. And this one
 loves you. And that’s going to have to be enough. Continue reading