One of my readers, Caitlin Plavala, asked me this: "Have you already made a blog post about getting hit by that truck? Because I have some questions. Like a wake up call for suicidal people like me who think getting hit by a truck sounds nice. Gory details of pain, idk. I think there is a misconception that getting seriously injured will solve all of our problems." And I will oblige by telling this little story here, the one I touched upon in another blog post, a while ago, on quitting your job to write full time. I only mentioned it as one simple line, but it wasn't simple, it was life changing, perhaps, perhaps eye opening, or perhaps it was life's kick in my ass, to make me finally do what I wanted to do.
It all happened on a dark clear December evening, three years ago, on some day after Christmas but before New Years...Read More