“So how’s the book coming?”
“What?” I thought I’d heard the words right, but I needed time to formulate an acceptable response. I was busy stocking the shelves at the store I work at in the summers, and my manager, innocently enough, asked how my writing was going, as she remembered that I wanted to be an author from my time there last summer.
“Uh… Not as well as I’d like, but it’ll get there.”
That seemed to jump around the question well enough, and the conversation moved elsewhere. But my mind didn’t. Continue reading