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The Love of My Life Is Hiding In: Hamburg

I’m living in Hamburg and the love of my life might be, too.

He’s tall and bearded and named something very German like Moritz or Nils or Jan. Much like my French soulmate, he’s a man of the arts. He loves poetry and painting and even dabbles in pottery. We go to an arts and crafts store on our first date and I know right then that it’s true love.

#WriterThings: Killing your main character.

How bittersweet is it?

On one hand, you feel this crazy exhilaration but at the same time, it’s like killing off a tiny peace of yourself.

I’m all for the death of the protagonist, though. It’s like an emotional bitch-slap. I’m all for emotional bitch-slaps.