Snippets from the work in progress.
Since it’s a first draft, and I don’t have any delusions of grandeur that I write brilliant “don’t edit it” prose, I offer them to you as a sign of things to come.
“The first thing you learn about going to hell is how to make the trip bearable.
Problem is the next thing you learn is those good intentions make damn fine blacktop.”
“Life needed moments that were exceptions from reality.”
“Most of the time he only caught glimpses of her ghost from the corner of his eye. He imagined this was how grief affected most people. As vague reminders that something was missing from their lives, something they couldn’t turn heads fast enough to see.”
Copyright, Steve Nagy, 2014