The Pull of the Moon
In the middle of her life, Nan decides to leave her husband at home and begin an impromptu trek across the country, carrying with her a turquoise leather journal…
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When I presented the second draft of the manuscript of my book to my developmental editor, I really thought it was done.
“Nope, not a novel yet. Where’s your inciting incident?”
“What’s an inciting incident?” She explained.
I retorted: “Well, I read this book about a woman who’s just going through menopause, so she goes on a solo road trip. No inciting incident there.”
“What, and you don’t think menopause is an inciting incident?”
And then I re-read Elizabeth Berg’s beautiful story of a long-term marriage; what’s left when child-rearing is done; and what you discover from strangers when you…
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