“Imposter syndrome” they call it, and it afflicts many of us at one time or another. A young doctor has a harder time convincing herself that she’s up to the task than convincing her patient. Most authors publishing a book for the first time (or for the fifth, so they
When I woke on Monday, it was dark. Very dark. And very quiet. No hum of the fridge or whisper of the heat turning on. No light from the streetlights outside, or from the kitchen of an early-rising neighbor seeping through cracks in the blinds. I checked my watch. 5:20.