Luke Ryan's book, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo , took a lot of time, effort and emotional capital to produce.
We talk to him about how he could keep going in the face of hard work, extreme professional criticism and significant redrafting.
- Purchase Luke Ryan's book, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo: A Memoir of Getting Cancer - Twice! and make his struggle through publishing self-torture worth his while.
- Read Raymond Carver's letters to his editor. Scroll straight down to the one from July 8, 1980 if you want your heart to break.
- Here's the On the Grid episode where they talk about failure (it's at about minute 37).