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Ask the Monkey

The way I write a story is simple: what (or who) is the story about (a person, an event, a location, a specific time in history), and who is the main character? Once I have that, the story pretty much … Continue reading

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Instructions for living a life and being a writer

“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” — Mary Oliver In my experience, the same thing works for being a writer: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. I like to tell stories about life … Continue reading

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