For those exploring the ever evasive mood surrounding both character, story and its tempo. If Rick Bass, Larry Brown, Raymond Carver are among your collection, perhaps this may be a good place to exchange ideas.
A paragraph (or two or three) on a terminal female protagonist, children having chosen their father's story over her's during a late life divorce. Raised in Lansing, MI she has traveled as far as Chicago and Niagara Falls. Her diagnosis provided, the "Ether" between the words as she crosses western Colorado and sees the white peaks of the Rockies looming so distant.