“And what would you really like to do?” I was asked by the interviewer.
“Well truth be told, I would really like to pursue photography,” I replied, a bit too arrogantly.
“No. Let me rephrase. What do you really want to do?”
I looked back through books of my thoughts, jotted down across various types of paper and ink (mostly black), and through characters I have left behind in the digital realm. In 2004, I quoted the late Alone Shepard – a remarkable woman who has shaped my approach to writing since I attended her “Media Writing” class that year – in the preface she has written for our college literary magazine, Realms: