A rude awaking

Yesterday, I had an awakening on my health. I am not young (nor do I consider myself old). I am a 58 years old man. I am obese and physically out of physical shape. I have Cerebral Palsy which after many years of impact walking has resulted with osteoarthritis in my hips, lower-back and my … Continue reading A rude awaking

Reflections on a smoky day

The smoke thickens the air.My breath wheezing with every intake.Thank God for my inhaler.It took sometime before I acquired a prescription.Fate, it seems played a preliminary hand.Foretelling of the events to come – Covid-19 and smoke.Who could have foreseen this last year?No one.Only fate it seems anticipates. I can breathe now.The drug has kicked in.The … Continue reading Reflections on a smoky day

Looking for beta readers for my memoir

I have completed my first draft of my memoir "PEOPLE OFTEN ASK ME LIVING GAY WITH CEREBRAL PALSY" and while I have one or two beta readers. I am looking for a few others preferably authors or English majors, but I am open to others critical readers. If interested, email me at rjconfiant@hotmail.com.Thank-you in advance.Robert

I completed my first draft of my memoir

I completed the first draft of my memoir last night. This morning I started my first revisions and additions. I had planned on taking a week off and to start another project. However, when I woke this morning, I sat down in front of my laptop and began the revision. I guess will continue onward. … Continue reading I completed my first draft of my memoir

If you have been wondering

If you have been wondering why I haven't posted any of my usual insights, or themed excerpts of my life, you should know that I have been busy writing my memoir. I wrote 5,000 words yesterday and rebuilt one of the chapters I lost Thursday night. I don’t want to give great detail on the … Continue reading If you have been wondering

I lost my work

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Delving deep

This only first draft, so my goal for this year is to get it all out. I want to complete the first run and get the story on paper with all the chapters. Already, I can observe that snippets of the story will need to be reorganized to help with story flow. Right now, there … Continue reading Delving deep