I Did It!
It doesn’t feel as though I’ve “accomplished” much, writing-wise, over this past week, but in the spirit of Lisa Romeo’s annual “I Did It!” lists, I’ll share a few things that I have managed to do over the past seven days.
Something Definitely Not “Done”
This tweet sums up the writing I attempted over the long weekend.
When the essay you’re struggling with is so unwieldy/overwhelming that you consider starting an essay about unwieldy/overwhelming essays.
— Erika Dreifus (@erikadreifus) September 5, 2016
But I haven’t given up. Yet.
Out of the Archives
Last Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of a notable date in my family history, one I’ve commemorated in poetry. So if you missed my #TBT mentions on social media, please feel welcome to revisit “September 1, 1946” for a moment now.