In 2008, I began writing a novel: Transit of Angels. Many workshops, writing group discussions and redrafts later, I thought it was almost ready to send out to publishers. Various friends and writing colleagues, including Jennifer Scoullar, read it and agreed.

And then in February 2012, I had a stroke.

Several more followed over the next few years, each one leaving me further incapacitated. It was late 2019 when the miracle happened: Jennifer invited me to join Pilyara Press, an independent small press, and publish this precious book which I thought would never be more than a file on my laptop.

And here I am.