Coming to Terms with Puzzle, Roller Coaster, and Happily Ever AfterBy Jeannie E. Roberts
August 17, 2020
“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
How do you synthesize what feels like nine lives, consolidate them into one?
Giant-sized puzzles take time to assemble, especially jigsaws with four different
I do plots. Raised in Barbie-Cinderella era, unrealistic narratives
skewed your sense of reality. Grateful for your upbringing, girlhood was cushioned
with advantage: stylish clothing, summer travel, pricey dinners at fancy restaurants.
As if your early story had been written in purple prose. After your father died,