A BOOK YOU SHOULD READ ONE DAY
‘One Day’ by David Nicholls
The attentive reader must be wondering — who is this Blogger? What the heck is she up to? Isn’t she a C.A.? How does she have so much free time to play tennis and blog about the most random crappy things? Is this how the financial backbone of the country works? I want a job like that!
Nope, Eric Griggs . Hilda is based on a real person who was very much like the Hilda in my story. The real Hilda was a research chemist rather than a tax attorney. Most of the other details are true, including the news photographer daughter who worked for the Washington bureau of the Times.
The niche that I’ve carved for you has become far too cavernous for a person whose birthday is a mystery to me.
You are a collection of blank spaces, a sentient Mad Libs poem devoid of the simple facts I should know. And in those spaces I sign my name in a way that makes no sense…