People from total strangers to close friends often say, “It must have been cathartic to write the book,” or “It must have been sad to write the book. Did you cry a lot?” The answer to both questions is no.
An author must have an elevator pitch.
A definitive, comprehensive, ultimately optimistic investigation into the suicidal mind.
Nobody ever wrote a memorial mass about a sports team— Mozart’s Last Inning
Those of you who knew Terry Stoeckert—his students, colleagues, friends, family, residents of our apartment house, where he lived for 40 years, know we lost a good, very smart, generous, and loving man.