The Big Thing

Paul Fidalgo
6 min readApr 3, 2021

About a year ago, I announced my intention to complete a major writing project that I had begun, and subsequently abandoned, two and a half years before. Publicly declaring my intention to finish this piece, “The Big Thing,” was a way to hold myself accountable. I was generously granted two weeks at a writers’ retreat and the necessary time off work to bring this project into being, and my failure to actually make something out of it, no matter how well…

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Paul Fidalgo

Odd duck. Indoor cat. Rogue planet. A motley fool; a miserable world.