• Elena Ferrante: this is my last column, after a year that has scared and inspired me

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Writing every Saturday has meant the permanent exposure of fragments of myself. But I am indebted to you, my readers This exercise ends here: I gave myself a year, and the year is up. I had never done work like this, and I hesitated a good deal before trying it. I was afraid of the weekly deadline; I was afraid of having to write even if I didn't feel like it; I was afraid of the need to publish without having scrupulously considered every word. In the end, curiosity won out. I tried to meet the challenge by imagining that I had 52 questions to answer in writing, one a week. I thought that...
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