Middle To West
Reflections from a 52-Hour Train Ride Across the United States
Preface: Before I started writing my book, before I knew I could actually write, I wrote this. A reflection about an interesting time on a very long cross country train ride. When I finshed the first draft, I passed it to a few magazines and got a few kind rejection letters. What I realized later is, it wasn’t that good.
The story was true, but it wasn’t gripping. It wasn’t punchy. I recently found this old reflection in the reject pile and reworked parts of it to make it…