About My Own Private Waste Land
Hello. I am Lee G. Hornbrook, writer, former college writing professor, editor of The Writing Prof on Medium, author of the memoir, My Own Private Waste Land.
From October 31, 2018 to January 14, 2022, I wrote a memoir, deeply indebted to T. S. Eliot’s epic poem The Waste Land. It’s a story of loss, betrayal, mental illness, family estrangement, and abuse. It’s also a story of resilience and hope.
Find out how I turned the events of my life into art and a memoir. You’ll get an inside look at:
the explicit details of my sordid life stories - the train wreck
how I emerged from loss, betrayal, estrangement, divorce, and relationship abuse to create art of the highest order.
how I embraced the writer’s life and never looked back
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