A man buys a mountain bike and takes it to Spain to ride 500 miles across the country on an ancient pilgrimage trail. He travels to the core of his being.
I’m in revision number two of the story of my adventure in 2009. In this revision, the focus is on “craft” – strengthening the narrative arc, highlighting the themes, deepening sensory immersion, cleaning up dialogue, additional research.
I want the reader to experience a level of immersion that induces a trance and holds it for extended periods.
Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy.– Homer, in Book I of The Odyssey