I read about other writers’ getting in touch with their muses and set on a mission to find mine. I made a few mistakes along the way and had some surprising encounters.
The theme for the 2017 National Society of Newspaper Columnists (#NSNC17) conference was, ‘Live free and write, but not for free.’ It reinforced my affection for gravy and may have given me the courage to ask for it.
Does being over 60 inevitably involve a fizzling action? I’m living proof that indeed it does not.