I spent time on a writing retreat with Judith Kelliher this weekend, and I can feel the tug of my book’s main characters today as I get my head back into my real work. I feel Roxie, Frank, and Alex calling me to come back and make them do and say things.
I’ve been back from Majuro for three weeks, and it is only now that I feel settled, with my feet firmly planted in routine and familiarity. It was a difficult transition. In those first days home, I couldn’t decide whether I was glad to be here or if I wanted to turn around and return to the island. Continue reading