I've been thinking for a long time about starting a blog about my writing journey, but I haven't had the courage. Now an online class through my writing group has given me that courage, so here I go.
The 90,000-word novel that I am working on has a long life and a story of its own. The seed idea for it came to me in the 1950s. In the 1960s I created the main characters and jotted some notes about setting which can still be found in it today. In
Ten years later, when it became clear we would not be continuing in South America, I brought those five pages home to