Now I’m having trouble. What’s a good failed third project. There are short stories I never finished, short stories I never revised… novels I haven’t revised enough. But actually failed writing projects. Even the big absurdist WWI movie historical fiction thing isn’t a failed writing project. I never started working on it. I just tried writing it for a while to see how it felt and liked it enough, though the problem’s always been with the historical information. I don’t have time to do the research, even for an absurdist version. But it’s not a failure, it’s just something I never got around to doing. I had a short window. If I’d gone into my MFA program thinking about a novel the first year instead of the second, I’d have had time. I’m probably forgetting something incredibly obvious I worked on a lot.