Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Breaking out of Anonymity (kinda sorta)

My plan here was to always be anonymous.  Not because I don't want people I know to read what I have written, but because I wanted people to read it for what I have written, not because they know me.  There are only two people on the planet right now who know my real identity - R.E., who has had a previous shout out, and my brother.

My brother came out to visit me a few months ago, and we were talking about his writing.  He has a song on itunes and a few essays on kindle.  I respect his opinion, so I asked him if he wouldn't mind hearing some of my blog.  I read him a few entries, and he mentioned that one of them should be published.

And so, in a minor way, I will be breaking my anonymity to the wider public.  I am editing the post about my grandma and submitting it to Guideposts magazine.  If they choose to publish, my cover will be blown.  So to speak.

I am pretty sure I am OK with that.

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