I am tired — so tired. Some of it is schedule, some of it is fighting the good fight, some of it is just plain weariness from a very intense few months. But this weekend, I’m going to be at a convention teaching emerging writers how to make their characters unstoppable and unforgettable. I will be sharing that with a room full of people whose hearts are on fire with creativity and who are just starting their journey. And I am probably going to learn more, and gain more, from their energy and excitement than they’ll learn from my knowledge. And you know what? That is going to be awesome. That outweighs fatigue. Seeing people take up the torch and run, and helping them to run faster and farther: that outweighs fatigue every single time.