Month February 2023

Are Lost Words Gone Forever?

During a recent trip to the endlessly burning coal mines of Centralia, Pennsylvania, my laptop slid from my grasp and plunged quite possibly to the center of the Earth. On the hard drive was a novelette I’ve been working on for years. I still have some fragments, but looking at them fills me with sadness because I don’t think I’ll ever recapture the feeling I had when writing the story in the first place. What can I do?