Still here. Running as fast as I can on the hamster wheel but not getting anywhere.
I have been working on an article that will be published in a magazine in December and it's taking a lot of my time. They want me to tell Maggie's story, what she is like, what it's like to raise her, the costs, financially, emotionally and socially etc. That's not a problem for me. Conveying her story in the allotted space is quite difficult, however. It should be about the length of this post - but to date I have written 643 posts describing those things. How do I get in all in one piece. When it is cut down to the right length, it feels sterile. When I add my style it is too long. Oh well, I will get there.
I have not met the editor of this magazine. She and I have engaged in a lovely correspondence back and forth as the various drafts are sent. I realized the I might not be getting all the needed description of Maggie when, on about our 4th exchange she suggested "