Should Writers Stand in Oncoming Traffic?

The cost of growth

Alison Acheson
Jul 20 · 3 min read
photo: courtesy of the author

In the past five years, my writing has grown. I published (traditionally) nine books before this period of time. Then two in 2019, in completely different spheres: a picturebook, and an adult memoir of caregiving.


I’ve written “seriously” since age eighteen when I enrolled in a night-school…