"All is well! The baby is fat and happy - a completely funny little bundle. How are you?! I think of you often... Been struggling with an essay about siblings I (finally) turned in, but I clearly needed to have been in your workshop. xoxo, N"
"I would say all of these things and one more if I were sitting down across a table from my novel, perhaps with a consolation glass of bourbon to share with her. I would say, "thank you for teaching me to write." I can't image an MFA…"