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MEMOIR UPDATE: Returning to a dormant manuscript

The memoir, Maintenance of Way, has sat on a digital shelf for quite some time. We’re approaching two months since I finished a full draft, a remarkable amount of time. Why? Because I spent more than two years every. single. day working on it. To walk away from it took effort, even some fortitude, to accept how letting it go, to not look at it or try to rewrite it, was actually the best strategy. As the calendar nears its next...