“Look,” he said. “It’s not what anybody’d call honest work.”
“I now see fiction—my own and that of others—as work paused but never finished.”
How to design fictional characters onto which to project (real) emotional turmoil and process (or not process) family drama.
Edward P. Jones connected recurring characters through his short stories, providing a blueprint for one writer.
“She hasn’t met a plate of enchiladas she won’t photograph.”
We wanted our son to know his first mother. Was it the right choice?
Out in the Middle of Somewhere: On Being an Urban Writer at an Artist Residency in Rural Wyoming
Leave Out the White Nights: Witness, Voice, and Collective Unrest
From the Magpie (Real)
The Stalker and the Nightgown
In Pursuit of Prodigy: The Last Samurai and Me
What kind of story would you like to write?
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