“Shake it off, Joe. Your choice of style is not as legendary as the wordy wonder but we all enjoy it!”
Joe exhaled a long breath. He decided it was no longer time to pretend he had true writing talent on the chance he might have a “great American novel” breakthrough. He had to make a change because this dream had failed.
His friend Mike took Joe on one of many recuperative walks they would enjoy while Joe was deciding what could be next in his future.