Why I was Helena (and where I’m at now)

A must read story.

Stories that Must Not Die

For a while, Helena Hann-Basquiat was everywhere on the blogosphere.  She was posting regularly.  She had full-length novels she was working on.  She was reading and leaving insightful comments on more blogs than seemed possible at times, given there are only 24 hours in a day, and some of those have to be spent eating and sleeping.  Her voice was unique and dominating.  And then, one day, the truth came out:  Helena was a pseudonym being used by a male writer.  I invited H.K. Abell to share a bit of his story with our community because it is certainly one that should not die:

1 – Helena

 

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – I never wanted to be a blogger.

What I wanted – what I have come to understand is impossible – was just to write, and to have that writing stand alone, on…

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