She Called Me Her Best Friend

But now we haven’t spoken to each other in five years, and I don’t know why.

Gina Denny
5 min readApr 7, 2024

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We met via a writing group in 2013. We wrote the same genre, loved the same books, had the same slightly irreverent sense of humor, and clicked immediately.

Over the coming months, we bonded over shared values and life experiences. I had experienced just enough fertility struggles to know that hers were so much more significant than my own. We seemed to see the world in much the same way, from religion to politics to literature…

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Gina Denny

Author, editor, publishing professional. I help you make your writing better.