I am feeling upbeat about the last few pages of writing. It's going well. I have a true character in the Boy. He is there, palpable, I think. I liked what I read yesterday--2pp on the Boy's arrival in Chamula. Intro to the dogs of Chamula. To be honest, it's the most I've written about these particularly blessed dogs. Not much made it into the script about the Chamula dogs.
It's funny. I have a great deal of pent up dog writing in me. So many dog shows, cleaning the kennels at home and at work, my dog Sammy. Our dogs Kelly, Clancy, Pride, Howdie, Max, Ruffy, Toby, Rosie, Charles. And all the experiences that followed. On bikes. On islands in Thailand. In pueblos in southern Mexico and the Yucatan. In my house, our dog, Cody. The Milo Sanctuary and Olim. Other dogs on our farm. Shangu and the BB gun. The killer shepard mixes, responsible for the death of our beloved cat Blossom.
Old Yeller. Cujo. Benji. It just goes on and on. It's rich, I tell you.
I found when I began to write the Dog Intro it flowed easily, as easily as I'd hope for the rest to flow, too.
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