Category Archives: help me

Stories that are More

When is a story More than itself?  This question intrigues me.  CAN a story be More than itself?  I think so.  A story is always More when someone reads it, since the author and the reader are collaborating to make … Continue reading

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Dear John Irving–I have questions

Hi, Mr. Irving: I need to ask you a few things about IN ONE PERSON, your latest novel.  I’m only 40% done, and I know you are a superstar and I am not, but I have issues.  I have a … Continue reading

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