Lip Service West.


So I’d like to tell you that I’m full of confidence and raring to go, but that would be a lie, and I do my best to save such tale-telling for works designatedΒ  fiction, which isn’t what this night is about. Fifteen hundred words, some ad-libbing, gritty, raw, real, and suffice it to say, I’ve got plenty of those kinds of stories. I’m flattered to have been included in this reading with these authors and looking forward to it, but I am also terrified. I am an introvert, and this will be the first time that I’ve read in public in twenty years, even I can appreciate the Pandora’s box of potential that such a thing is.