Sal Writes: The Beauty and Beating of the Blank Page
A short story
Sal is ready. His desk has been cleared of the clutter that covered it for months; no more bills, books, coffee mugs, socks. A vast new workspace spreads out before him, reborn like a phoenix rising from the ashes.
Reborn with a perfectly centered Royal typewriter (mid-1960s model), a small stack of copy paper, and a…