From Greek, “Eu,” meaning “Good,” and “Thanos” meaning “Death.” For those of you who followed me here from my blog, which was my attempt to humorously portray life undergoing cancer treatment, this will be much more in line with what you’re used to. By discussing suicide and dead bees. Stick with me.

Whenever people ask me about my writing, the question usually comes up, “How much of this is fictional?” My usual response is, “Far less than you’d think.” I try to go for 70–85% accuracy, just enough to keep everyone anonymous and allow me to emphasize or deemphasize certain aspects to make it all engaging…