WRITER FRIEND: Are you doing NaNoWriMo this year?
ME: (without thinking) Yes.
The next thing I knew, I was part of a National Novel Writing Month 2017 facebook group, had brainstormed a story outline, and reactivated my profile.
With every cloud comes the proverbial silver lining, and one good thing to emerge from the break-up of Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale is this heartbreaking pop ballad, which she premiered at a gig in New York on Saturday night.
When Ryan Adams announced he was recording an album of Taylor Swift covers, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I thought that maybe he’d put together a half-hearted effort, and maybe treat the project as a joke.