It still pains me to split an infinitive, but I’m working on it.
Some feedback from your fiction professor.
As of June 23, I will be retired from teaching, and writing full-time! After a couple of weeks of detox from job stress, and a celebratory trip to Scotland, I’ll return to begin the next chapter with some exciting and ambitious, but doable, plans for a number of books I’ll be completing over the next few months. Stay tuned…
—and why I studied music, and my kids study music, and why school districts that cut music are run by [expletives deleted].