A Tremendous Thing

Content Note: Death, cancer, grief. My best friend Maggie died. She hadĀ a lot of plans for her life, a lot of dreams never realized, and the cancerĀ didn’t care. She died anyway. She wanted to be a writer and a mother, but her various works in progress will never be finished and her children will never…

How to Write a Surgeon

Finally we’re to the fun part. Not that writing and editing and all of that isn’t fun. Geez, how could I survive as a writer if it wasn’t? But this is the definitely the part I’ve been waiting for: getting to share what I wrote with all of you. And here it is at last:…