What does a writer write about when they are told they are going to die?
Not some time in the distant future - but a lot sooner than they expected?
Well, I don't know about most writers, but this one is going to blog
about the experience. Being told you have inoperable cancer is an
Sounds ghoulish, maybe, but since I seem to have a very good
attitude (which may change!) I thought perhaps I could help
someone who is facing the same or a similar situation.
So, if you have no interest in what's goes on in the mind of
someone preparing for death, then don't bother with this blog.
However, if you know someone struggling with the same
questions I am, then they might want to follow me on this
It is that. Exciting in a way, but also terrifying, because any new
experience is in itself terrifying. But, I'm stubborn enough, and
maybe dumb enough, to think of it as just that a new experience.
I remember when I decided to write a book. I knew I could do it.
I just had to start. And I did.
Okay, I'm dying, but this is that new experience, I know I can do
it. After all everyone has to go through this. You don't have a
choice. All we have to do it.
So, for as long as I can, each day, I'll blog about what's going
through my mind on this new journey. It should be an interesting trip.