So, what’s the nicest thing anyone’s ever said to you?

I’ve had a few good ones over the years but yesterday a very good friend—frighteningly intelligent and deeply artistic—read a short story I wrote for Meerkat Press’ open call for a superhero anthology and advised me it was

‘Too personal to publish’

He clearly thought it was about me (it involves a miscarriage). I cried at his email I was so moved and honored that I had achieved that level of emotion.