I Thrive on Unity....I had the greatest feeling as I sat in the writer’s guild meeting tonight. Unity. When we swung those chairs around in anticipation of gaining knowledge and communion as a group, I felt like I was at home, at least the home in my mind. There within the huge circle of grown people fidgeting in the chairs in the children’s section of the Barnes & Nobles I felt as if I was in the company of familiars. No one in my blood family writes. None of my family members understands the relationship I have with the characters living their own lives in my subconscious, nor feel my need to bring those people out and bind them within the covers of a well written award winning novel. While I sat in that chair gleaning from those surrounding me I felt their characters reaching out to mine in joy and hope. Tonight, I felt unity.