I had the generally pleasurable experience of a book making Desk. I had the somewhat queasy experience of another book heading for Desk which I thought wasn't ready for review so I pulled it when it was on page 1, but I was glad to know it had a genuine readership. In both cases it was great to see many readers enjoy what I'd written.
I had the generally interesting and enjoyable experience of running a LitFic group for 6 months or so. I met a lot of great writers, many of whom are now published. I might do that again when the revamp is up. Or, I may fade far away, dissolve, and you will forget...
I met and made friends with many highly intelligent and interesting and rather lovely people here. And, I genuinely think I met some people who could be the best of a new wave of writers if they get the breaks. Mostly they're not active here lately, but if we're all good they might pop up now and then.
I've also added a lot of fruit and a selection of nuts to the bowl I have always happily kept for such purposes. A surprising number are sweet to the taste and smile inducing in short and long term acquaintance.
Taking a break from authonomy for an indefinite while. I pass through occasionally just to pick up something I dropped.
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