Why I Will No Longer Apologize for the Stories I Write

My first short story collection, “ennead”, was published by The Two Keys Press in April 2017. Years of writing, rewriting, learning the craft, hustling to share my work, seeking and receiving feedback, more writing, and even more rewriting had culminated in a body of work that I was proud to share with the world.

Writing for me is a true vocation. When I’m writing, I’m engaged with the world on a deeper…