It's hard to describe what it's like to feel profoundly baffled and utterly flattered at the same time. Being interviewed by Eastern Further was one of those moments.
Here's a little taste of what my brain has to say for itself:
Will you describe what your experience with getting your career started has been like?
It’s like playing the game Pin-the-Tail-on-the-Donkey on an obstacle
course. I’m blindfolded and have the felt wool tail, my writings, in one
hand; the other hand is groping the space in front of me trying to find
the donkey, the individual who can make my writing “happen.” I think
I’m close to getting my writing in the right hands but then – a mud pit.
Then a ten-foot wall. Then monkey bars. Then a swinging rope. Then
barbed wire. Then a fire breathing dragon. Then a mariachi band forcing
me to drink tequila shots. Not a game for the feeble.
Eastern Further spotlights students and alumni from Eastern Kentucky University and is currently trying to fund a women's leadership scholarship at EKU by growing their network. It's a generous and inspiring effort to say the least.
Read the interview here: http://easternfurther.com/2013/04/08/easterns-newest-author-brook-ellen-west-2/
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