So over the last week, Alan has been editing my rambling answers to his questions — on everything from how I got started as a columnist, to what happens when a column doesn’t resonate with readers — into a 10-minute documentary.
To be honest, considering what he had to work with, I anticipated something which, at best, could be heralded by critics as:
Instead, Alan has created a thoughtful and entertaining glimpse into my writing process that demonstrates how, in the hands of someone with his talent and creativity, something mediocre can be transformed into a memorable and inspiring piece. It was a true privilege being a part of this collaboration, which has left me appreciative and deeply humbled.
Thank you, Alan.
So, lower the lights, grab some popcorn and sit back while I plug in the projector. Sorry we’re out of Raisinettes…