Jesse asks on a Whatsapp call over a good-enough wifi connection for me to respond at length to: “What’s the most scared you’ve ever been during bicycle travel?” It was a conversation about fear and we laughed a lot; fear is so often ridiculous in hindsight (1,700 words).
Reporting on geoscience issues seemed like a great fit for my background and goals. Instead, it forced me to face internal conflicts I’d been avoiding about interests and sunk costs (2,300 words). Continue reading
Inadvertently I’ve been conducting an experiment. Is a desire to write and an interest in thinking about writing sufficient to produce writing?