After many, many years of avoidance, I finally accepted my fate, and am now diving into the challenging world of literary fiction. I now realize that it is only after the fact that we discover excuses can be born from fear. I have always been enamored by great literary works, and could not fathom having the talent to pursue such introspective paths of mind. Sooner or later we must accept our fate; whether bad or good, successful or doomed to failure, we must charge ahead in this limited amount of time we have to express our innermost drives. So there ya go. The coffee is on, a fresh typewriter ribbon is in place, the mind is locked, loaded, and ready to fire words. I wonder where I’ll come out on the other side….