Good morning and welcome back to the trenches. Again, this is not a book, this is a blog showing the process of writing a book, so if you get all faint at the sight of unfolded edges not yet perfectly tucked into hospital corners and all, I suggest you check your ticket to make sure you’re on the right flight. Because me? I like things at the imperfect stage, because perfection is the enemy of interesting.
Okay the last I left you I was stuck with one foot in the real world and the other in the quagmire of Family Law World. It’s a shitty balancing act, but if you’re a parent dealing with an abusive ex who loves the court system, you better learn to juggle and never drop any balls.
Okay, let me stop here to describe the state of my industry at the time. The Print Industry was now my sole source of income because I’d taken a prolonged leave from the airline where I worked. I did this because, believe it or not, it had been presented to a family-law judge that my stable job of 14 years with one of the best companies in the country was somehow [Read more…]